Valorant, the globally acclaimed eSports title, has finally made its highly anticipated entrance into the Chinese market. With the official launch event already behind us, Valorant China brings unique features and region-specific content that is sure to excite both new and seasoned players. After a delayed release compared to the global launch in April 2020, Chinese players can now join the Valorant community, starting from July 12, 2023.
Valorant China will feature fewer maps and agents initially
The initial offering in Valorant China includes 16 agents and four maps, providing a solid foundation for players to experience the game’s tactical gameplay and strategic team-based action. This diverse lineup of agents and maps ensures that players in China will have a promising start, with even more content expected to be introduced over time, further enriching the gameplay experience.
VALORANT releases in China on 7/12 | #VALORANT
> Exclusive Melee, All past bundles will be purchasable. Including Champions and Arcane.
> Launches with 16 Agents and 4 Maps, other agents and maps come with time.
> China Joins VCT
> Recording/Replay Software for Matches pic.twitter.com/Yn3GlCZcDF
— Mike | Valorant Leaks & News (@ValorLeaks) June 28, 2023
Chinese players will receive an exclusive melee weapon skin called the Fire Blade. This region-specific cosmetic item, inspired by the globally popular Celestial melee skin, features a beautifully crafted design that adds a unique aesthetic appeal. Chinese players can showcase their style and individuality on the battlefield with this exclusive skin.
Features replays and recording in Chinese Valorant
Valorant China distinguishes itself with the exclusive Fearless Moment recording and replay system. This innovative feature enables players to review games, instantly access important moments, and share their content. It offers customization options like microphone configuration, recording quality settings, and storage limit preferences.
VALORANT China will have a built-in advanced replay and video recording system which will allow you to replay kills with deep stats and they're upload-able instantly.
The replay system will be called Fearless Moment
They'll have a better replay system before we did in 3 years. pic.twitter.com/TirNPfKfJ8
— Valorant Updates (@ValorantUpdated) June 28, 2023
Players can personalize these options to their liking, and the system allows for the automatic or manual deletion of old recordings to optimize storage. The Fearless Moment system is a valuable tool for players to analyze gameplay, improve by learning from errors, and share highlights with others.
China joins VCT
Furthermore, Valorant China joins the prestigious Valorant Champions Tour (VCT), allowing Chinese players to compete in this global eSports event. This integration into the VCT showcases the game’s commitment to fostering a thriving eSports ecosystem worldwide and provides an opportunity for Chinese players to showcase their skills on the international stage.