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Valorant Pride Cards: What We Know About Them So Far?

Abhimannu Das
25/Apr/2021 09:40 am

Valorant is adding pride cards to commemorate the Masters 2 event in May and support marginalized genders.
The codes will be available to all players who watch the VCT Masters 2 finals on May 30th, 2021.
The codes can be claimed on June 3rd, 2021 - which coincides with Pride Month.

Valorant’s Pride Cards were recently discovered by Valorant data miner RumbleMike. A brand-new set of player cards are set to be available which will be called “Pride Player Cards” and they will be available only for a limited time according to the leaked information. The code redemption will be available on June 3rd which coincides with the Pride Month this year. The Valorant Pride Cards are meant to showcase Riot’s support for minorities and other genders. The studio also introduced the Valorant Champions Tour Game Changers for minorities and marginalized genders earlier this year to support them. Here quick is a look at everything we know about the Valorant Pride Cards so far.

Valorant Pride Cards Overview

The new pride cards are meant to offer support to the LGBQT+ community. They will not be available in the new battle pass or in-game. Players will be able to claim them via code redemption from the official Valorant website. 

There will be seven cards for players to claim and each of the cards represents a flag from the LGBQT+ community. The cards signify gay, transgender, pansexual, non-binary, asexual, and lesbian communities from left to right. Riot is also organizing a VCT Game Changers academy program and esports events. The academy program features monthly tournaments and offer players opportunities to compete at the grassroots and semi-pro level. All Academy events are organized in partnership with “GALORANTs”, which is one of the largest communities within Valorant. 

The GALORANT community has previously partnered with Riot Games to organize the “For The Women Summer Showdown” tournament in September 2020. Both the Game Changers Series and the Academy program will seek to create the next generation of players competing at the Valorant Champions Tour. 

How to Claim The Valorant Pride Cards

To commemorate the Valorant Champions Tour Masters 2 event, the redemption codes will be awarded to all players watching the finals. The event is scheduled for May 30. The code will also be shared on Riot Games’ social media accounts. 

The codes can be claimed via the official Riot Games website. The codes cannot be claimed until June 3 according to the leaks. Here are all the cards that will be available for players to collect:

  • Pride 1: Rainbow
  • Pride 2: Cotton Candy
  • Pride 3: Primary
  • Pride 4: Galactic
  • Pride 5: Sunset
  • Pride 6: Twilight
  • Pride 7: Sherbet

RELATED:  Riot Games Introduces VCT Game Changers Program for Women and Marginalized Genders

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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.