Is Valorant on Steam?

Nutan Lele
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<div class="paragraphs"><p>Many FPS fans  are wondering if Valorant is on Steam. Here is all you need to know.</p></div>
Many FPS fans are wondering if Valorant is on Steam. Here is all you need to know.


Many FPS fans are wondering is Valorant on Steam.
Here is all you need to know.

Valorant is a popular first-person shooter blending traditional gunplay with unique abilities to deliver a competitive shooting experience. The game is Riot Games' successful venture into the First Person Shooter (FPS) world, a publisher known for their MOBA game League of Legends. Valorant is available on multiple platforms, however, the question remains, is Valorant on Steam? 

Is Valorant on Steam?

Riot Games has made the FPS available on its own downloadable client, the Epic Games Store and the Xbox app on PC. Unfortunately, Valorant is currently not available on Steam. Riot Games has not released any official statement on whether Valorant will ever be made available on Steam. However, as mentioned before, Valorant is available on a number of different platforms. The easiest way to get Valorant, and other Riot titles, is by downloading the official Riot client. 

How to download Valorant using the Riot client

Downloading Valorant using the Riot client is easy. Note that you'll need a Riot account to play Valorant.

  • Head to the official Valorant website by clicking here.

  • Click on the 'Play Free' button.

  • Login using your Riot Games account or create a new account if you don’t have one. 

  • You’ll be directed to download the Valorant installer.

  • The installer will initially download Riot’s anti-cheat called Vanguard. 

  • After the installation is done, you can now open either the Riot Client or Valorant directly from the start menu or the desktop shortcut. 

How to download Valorant from Epic Games Store

Riot Games has also made Valorant and other Riot titles available on the Epic Games Store.

  • Open the Epic Games store and search for Valorant.

  • If you need to, download the app from the official Epic Games store. Navigate to the website by clicking here

  • Click on the ‘Get’ button to begin downloading Valorant and Vanguard anti-cheat.

  • After the game is downloaded, you can start playing Valorant from the desktop shortcut or from the start menu.

How to download Valorant from Xbox App

  • Navigate to the Xbox app website for Windows by navigating here.

  • Scroll down and click ‘Download The App’.

  • Open the Xbox app and login or create an account if you don’t have one. 

  • Search for ‘Valorant’ and download the game.

Valorant system requirements for PC

Valorant is compatible to run on both low and high-end systems. Here’s all you need to know about minimum, recommended, and high-end system requirements for Valorant:

Valorant System Requirements - 30 Frames Per Second

CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 / AMD Athlon 200GE

GPU: Intel HD 4000 / AMD Radeon R5 200


OS: Windows 10 (Build 17134+) 64-bit / Windows 11 64-bit

Valorant System Requirements - 60 Frames Per Second

CPU: Core i3-4150 / AMD Ryzen 3 1200

GPU:  GeForce GT 730 / AMD Radeon R7 240


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Nutan is experienced with content across various FPS, MOBA, and BR titles for both PC and mobile gaming. Basically, she's a Jill of all trades. As the former captain of an all-woman esports team, her roots lie firmly in PC gaming but she does enjoy that one map in Call of Duty: Mobile.