Valorant Mobile: What’s the Current Status of Development?
With gaming companies exploring new avenues for their hit titles, an aspect of it is expansion. This involves trying out new gaming platforms for their games. One such publisher eyeing an expansion is Riot Games, for its popular game, Valorant. Released on PC, the game is now set to spread its wings on the small screens of mobile devices.
Rumors of Valorant Mobile have been floating around for a long time now. But, it seems like they are true and the mobile version is finally coming to fruition.
In this article, we'll take a look at what the status of Valorant Mobile is.
Valorant Mobile Status: February 2024
While players are tapping their fingers, waiting for an announcement regarding Valorant Mobile, nothing has been confirmed so far. All we know is that Valorant Mobile is in "deep development" and will be available for playing soon.
At the time of writing, in February 2024, there is no official confirmation of a mobile version of Valorant yet. The mobile version is under construction at the moment and this process of development is the reason for Riot Games' silence. Before announcing the game, the devs want to ensure that the game is ready for the players can dive into the small screen world of Valorant.
Valorant's Executive Producer Breaks Silence on Valorant Mobile
In a sit-down with One Esports, Executive Producer of Valorant Anna Donlon broke her silence on the small-screen version of the game. “We just don’t want to put Valorant on mobile if it doesn’t work right and if it isn’t as great of an experience as we think we can provide,” Anna Donlon said.
Talking about Riot Games' silence on this news, she says, "The more we talk about it, the more players are looking for confirmation of a launch date. Right now, we’re just trying to get it right before we start talking about it more.”
This is understandable because we have seen their longstanding commitment to providing the best version of the game to the players.
While there's a lot we don't know about the game yet, what we do know is that devs are working hard on it. The main focus is on providing an authentic gameplay that stays true to the original version. Oftentimes, changes in gaming platforms can lead to a lot of significant changes that may repel players from trying out the games.
To know more about the game's status on mobile and stay updated regarding it, players can keep an eye out on social media channels.