[Updated] Valorant down and not working? You're not alone
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:
dear valorant, ur server is down, and all player got disconected, and i got ban caise afk
valorant: server down
Here’s the error that users get to see:
Down detector also conveys Valorant is going through a rough patch in some regions as can be seen in the live outage map below:
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, 2022)
#valorant server down! Error code #val43 fix it asap @PlayVALORANT @riotgames
Update 2 (July 13, 2022)
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:
Update 3 (August 27, 2022)
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, 2022)
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.
Update 5 (Febraury 05, 2022)
IST 02:19 pm: It appears that Valorant is down and not working for players around the world as we’re seeing fresh reports flood Twitter and other social platforms with claims that the game isn’t working.
@PlayVALORANT VALORANT IS DOWN (Source)
is valorant server down? I played unrank and all my teams except me, suddenly disconnected but in the enemy team nothing got disconnected (Source)
@RiotSupport Valorant India server down? Facing Val 43 Error. (Source)
Update 6 (Febraury 08, 2022)
10:01 am (IST): Reports on Downdetector are seemingly decreased compared to the day when there was an outage. This means that the issue is resolved for many, however, there are still some users reporting it.
Update 7 (May 24, 2022)
Update 8 (May 26, 2022)
09:37 am (IST): The recent issue with Valorant is seemingly resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh user reports on Downdetector.
Update 9 (June 7, 2022)
06:21 pm (IST): The recent outage with Valorant has been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh user reports on Downdetector.
Update 10 (July 21, 2022)
08:56 am (IST): Valorant players are reporting that they aren’t able to play the game as it’s currently down and not working and throwing the ‘Val Code 19’ error.
@PlayVALORANT are you at least gonna give us an update or something bro .-. val 19 (Source)
Anyone else getting a Val 19 code what’s going on with riots servers ? (Source)
05:56 pm (IST): The recent outage with Volarant appears to have been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports on Twitter.
Update 11 (September 7, 2022)
06:57 pm (IST): The recent outage with Valorant appears to have been resolved as user reports on Downdetector have diminished.
Update 12 (September 26, 2022)
11:35 am (IST): Many Valorant players have taken to Twitter to report that the servers are down and not working. The devs are yet to acknowledge the problem.
06:39 pm (IST): The recent issue with Volarant appears to have been resolved as we haven’t come across any fresh reports.
Update 13 (October 04, 2022)
Update 14 (October 06, 2022)
04:19 pm (IST): Reports on Downdetector now suggest that the recent outage with Valorant has been resolved.
Update 15 (November 02, 2022)
07:33 pm (IST): Reports on Downdetector suggest that the recent outage with Valorant has now been resolved.
Update 16 (November 14, 2022)
Update 17 (November 15, 2022)
Update 18 (November 17, 2022)
07:09 pm (IST): According to reports on Downdetector, the recent outage with Valorant has now been resolved.
Update 19 (December 6, 2022)
Update 20 (January 18, 2023)
02:00 pm (IST): Valorant servers are already working normally again.
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