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Valorant players explain why the console beta is a success

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The Valorant console beta has been a great success, with players unanimously praising the quality of the game’s transition from PC to console.

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After numerous teasers, the console port of Valorant was revealed during Summer Game Fest. Riot has announced that players on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S can participate in a limited beta starting June 14.

One of the most interesting aspects of this port was how well Riot Games would be able to bring the tactical FPS nature of Valorant to consoles. According to those who had access to the beta, the bet paid off.

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Many discussions on the Valorant subreddit were filled with praise for what Riot accomplished with the beta. “ Riot did a wonderful job with the console version, and Valorant plays very well said one player after sharing that he doesn’t have a PC to play Valorant.

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Another player explained: “ They did an incredible job with this port. Everyone said for years it wouldn’t work, they managed to capture the essence of the game “.

After calling the console version of Valorant “ phenomenal “, a post shared how the console adaptation of Valorant was better compared to that of Overwatch.

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As much as I love Overwatch, I always felt that it didn’t feel completely natural on controller even after 500 hours of play. Valorant is different. I was skeptical, but it feels so natural on the controller “.

There are dozens of other posts with enthusiastic feedback, sharing aces, games and positive reviews.

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Riot also helped level the playing field by instantly banning players using third-party keyboard and mouse adapters. Additionally, there is no crossplay between console and PC.

This strong stance on separating controller players from keyboard and mouse players is something the community has welcomed at Riot, and it puts them ahead of games like Apex Legends, which are mired in a controller versus keyboard debate. mouse for years.

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Riot Games plans to add more content to the beta, including the Sunset map on June 25, followed by Lotus and Icebox in July. Hopefully one of these additions will be a Platinum trophy for all Valorant achievement hunters.

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