You might encounter various errors while playing Valorant for different reasons. Recently, many players have reported that they are facing VAL Error Code: 46 while trying to log into the game. This could be pretty frustrating for everyone, and here is why you are experiencing it and how it is fixed.
How to Fix Valorant VAL 46 Error
Riot Games has officially revealed that if you get Valorant "VAL Error 46," this means that the servers are taken down for maintenance to push out an update or hotfix, which is a planned downtime. Right now, the next scheduled for Valorant will take place for patch 6.04, and it is expect to take place on March 7 and will end at 14:00 PST // 9:00 AM ET // 2:00 PM GMT.
During the maintenance, engineers are working to deploy the update, and till then, you won't be able to enter the game. So, all you have to do is keep track of the server status and try logging in once the maintenance ends. However, make sure that you update Valorant to its latest patch. You can follow the latest Valorant status on its official service status page.
Valorant Episode 6 Act 2 is expected to bring a brand new agent along with one of the most popular skinlines, Oni 2.0, in the store. Other than this, we don't know what content the update will bring but we will update this page once Riot releases official information.