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Are the Valorant servers down?

With as popular as Valorant is, there’s been a ton of traffic on the servers. This high volume of traffic has caused problems for the competitive FPS. Let’s take a look at the server issues plauging Valorant.

Last updated on January 11, 2022 at 8:15 a.m. PT.

Are the Valorant servers down?

Riot Games takes to their official twitter account whenever they are in emergency maintenance on the Valorant servers to remedy instability issues. Players in a given region tend to use social media to report major issues with Valorant servers causing problems when queueing into matches. Riot Games hopes their emergency maintenance will help resolve things rather quickly. On November 2, 2021, the game’s servers went down as the developers prepared to deploy the update for Episode 3 Act 3. The servers should be back online sometime today.

The Valorant maintenance time typically doesn’t take much more than an hour or so to complete, according to developer Riot Games. The developer also addresses issues in the certain regions surrounding Valorant start issues. With the highly anticipated release becoming one of the most popular FPS games on PC, there’s no doubt that players flood the servers in large amounts. This overload of players has proven to simply be too much stress for Valorant servers.

Once they’re officially taken down, the Valorant servers should be back online from emergency maintenance sooner rather than later. Once complete, players can jump in and experience the full release of Riot’s competitive FPS. Whenever you experience issues with the Valorant servers, it’s in your best interest to not only follow Valorant on Twitter, but also Game Director Joe Ziegler, as he often tweets updates on the Valorant servers.

So there you have it. If you’re a Valorant player experiencing server issues, you may have to wait a bit to jump back into the game. Valorant maintenance is currently underway as Riot Games looks to get players back into the action as fast as possible. This means that the Valorant queue is disabled and the Valorant servers are down. We’ll be sure to give you the latest updates on server status and future maintenance right here on Shacknews. Be sure to bookmark our Valorant home page.