Released in 2020, Valorant has already made waves in the gaming community with its mixed DNA. Riot Game’s FPS shooter has already amassed hundreds of thousands of gamers and so even if a single server goes down, it can be an annoyance to many.
If you’re unable to start the Valorant client, play a game, use an in-game feature or access your account using its website, you might want to check your internet connection as well as restart your device; however, if that doesn’t help, there can be an issue with the Valorant server.
Unsurprisingly, Riot has a Valorant server status page, which will allow you to confirm whether LOL is down. Here we’ve explained how you can check if Valorant is down using its server status page and other workaround mentioned at the end of the article.
Is Valorant down?
Follow the steps mentioned below to check the Valorant service status.
- Go to status.riotgames.com.
- Select your preferred region (server) and language.
- Then click on the Continue button.
On the next page, you’ll be able to see any current issues that Valorant is facing, alongwith a message and the platforms that have been affected with the problem.
Also read: How to change your name in Valorant?
How to find if Valorant is down on Twitter or Discord?
While visiting Valorant server status page is the most straightforward and accurate way to confirm if the game is down, if for some reason you aren’t able to access the page, you can also check out Riot Support’s Twitter page or Valorant Twitter page.
Valorant is also quite active on Discord and if you’re on their channel there, you’ll probably see a notification if the server is down or maintenance is scheduled.
What to do if Valorant server isn’t down but you still can’t access the game?
If the Valorant server status page and its social media channels don’t show any issue with the servers, your installation might be acting up. While closing the game and restarting it again, or doing the same to your device, should make things better, if even that doesn’t work, you can check out Valorant error codes and their solutions here. You can also check out Valorant’s support page to resolve the issue.
Also read: How to uninstall Valorant?
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