[Update: Oct. 05] Valorant down and not working? You're not alone

TeamPW TeamPW Oct 05, 2021 News, Outage, Standalone

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…

Original story (published on June 24, 2021) follows:

We understand service outages or breakage are pretty common. But when an outage ends up concerning a massive user base, it becomes worth highlighting. Something similar is happening with Valorant as of writing this.

For past some time, a proliferation of reports saying valorant is down or servers are down are populating the online discussion platform Twitter. Take a look at what some of the complainants have to say:

@PlayVALORANT
dear valorant, ur server is down, and all player got disconected, and i got ban caise afk
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valorant: server down
also valorant:
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Here’s the error that users get to see:

Valorant_down

Down detector also conveys Valorant is going through a rough patch in some regions as can be seen in the live outage map below:

valorant_outage

While reports continue to snowball, there’s yet to come an official word from the service providers. Worry not, we’re keeping a close watch on the service providers social media channels for more information on what could be causing this problem.

We’ll share with you the relevant developments as and when we bump into any. So keep a tab of this space for the latest info on the matter.

Update 1 (June 26)

IST 05:17 pm: According to recent reports from Twitter and Downdetector, it seems Valorat servers are down and players are getting the error code #Val43.

#valorant server down! Error code #val43 fix it asap @PlayVALORANT @riotgames
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Update 2 (July 13)

IST 01:21 pm: Many users have taken to social platforms such as Twitter to report that Valorant servers are once again down and not working.

was winning 4-1 when suddenly valorant server goes down and now it counted as a loss??? hello (Source)

@PlayVALORANT should not penalize players who got DC-ed because of servers being down. (Source)

Downdetector also indicates that users are facing issues playing Valorant:

valorant-servers-down-not-working
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Update 3 (August 27)

IST 03:20 pm: Players recently reported that Valorant servers were down for a while. Riot Games seems to have scheduled server maintenance because of which the game was temporarily unavailable.

Update 4 (October 05)

IST 01:02 pm: Reports coming in from players of Valorant indicate that there might be an issue with the game. Many players report being unable to load the game and being forced to log out.

DownDetector also shows a sharp increase in the number of reports from users over the past few hours.

valorant outage oct 5
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