Valorant is a free-to-play first-person shooter game developed and published by Riot Games. It is a tactical shooter game that emphasizes strategic play and teamwork, which is set in a near-future world where players take the role of agents, each with unique abilities and playstyles. The game features two teams of five players each, with one team tasked with planting a bomb and the other trying to defuse it, in a game mode called Spike Rush.
The game also features a variety of weapons and equipment that players can purchase and customize with in-game currency earned by playing matches. Players also can earn experience points and level up their profile, unlocking new weapons and abilities as they progress.
Valorant has a strong competitive scene, with tournaments and leagues played at the professional level, and a big following in the online community. Additionally, the game has a big market for weapon skins and other virtual items. The game is available on multiple platforms including PC and consoles.