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Valorant Download Size: How Big is Riot Games’ Shooter on PC

Abhimannu Das
16/Feb/2021 08:34 am

Valorant's download size is very small compared to other popular FPS titles like Apex Legends and Call of Duty.
The game's system requirements are also low and you can play the game on nearly any modern system.
Here is a look at the game's storage and system requirements to play the game on PC.

Valorant’s download size is quite small, and if you have not tried out Riot Games’ popular FPS yet, you should give it a go. The game is not demanding in terms of system requirements and requires very little space on your PC. Currently, Valorant’s download size is less than 4 GB currently, but the game requires 8 GB of free space to install. The initial download size for Valorant’s launcher is 65 MB while another 4 GB of game files need to download via the installer. Before you get the game, make sure you meet the minimum system requirements to run the game on your PC. 

Valorant Download Size: System Requirements and Download Size on PC

Currently, Valorant is available only on PC currently, and Riot has talked about console releases in the past, but there are no confirmed release dates yet. Here are the system requirements including Valorant’s Download Size: 

Valorant System Requirements: Low/Minimum (768p)

  • CPU: Intel i3-370M
  • CPU SPEED: Info
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • STORAGE: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
  • VIDEO CARD: Intel HD 3000
  • PIXEL SHADER: 3.0
  • VERTEX SHADER: 3.0

Valorant System Requirements: Recommended (1080p)

  • CPU: Core i5-4460
  • CPU SPEED:
  • RAM: 4 GB
  • STORAGE: 8 GB
  • OS: Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
  • VIDEO CARD: GTX 1050 Ti
  • PIXEL SHADER: 5.1
  • VERTEX SHADER: 5.1
  • DEDICATED VIDEO RAM: 4096 MB

How to Install Valorant

ValorantIf you have enough free space to meet Valorant’s download size and system requirements, here’s how you can download and play the Riot Games FPS:

  1. Head to the official Valorant website and click on the Download link. 
  2. Your web browser will now begin downloading the Installer package. 
  3. Click on the downloaded file and choose your preferred download location. You require 8 GB of free space to install the game. 
  4. You need to sign into a Riot Games account to login and start playing once your download completes. 

How to Create a Riot Games Account 

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  1. Go to Riot Games’ official website.
  2. Click on 'Create Account', and you will be redirected to the sign-up page. 
  3. Enter your email address and click on the Start button to begin registration. 
  4. Fill in the required details including date of birth, username and password. 
  5. Confirm your registration.

You will now be able to login to Valorant and start playing the game. 

Valorant’s download size is subject to change over time with the game adding new maps, agents and other content to the game. A new game mode is also expected to launch next month which will potentially drive up the game’s download size. 

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Abhimannu Das is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He is covering content on esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more. He also writes opinion pieces, cover stories and conducts interviews with esports professionals.