Valorant is a character-based tactical shooter by Riot Games. You play in two teams, Attackers and Defenders, with 5 players on each side. There is a minimum of 13 rounds with a change of sides after 12. A team can earn one point per round. The attacker-teams objective is to earn points by placing and detonating a bomb (spike) on a specific spot. The defender-team get their points by defusing the bomb after it being placed. Points can also be earned by eliminating the enemy team without a bomb going up. There is also a timer for the attacker-team, if they don’t manage to place the bomb in that timespan, the defenders get a point for the round. The first team to achieve 13 points is the winner.
Valorant offers unique cast of characters to choose from. They differ in class and abilities. Like the guns and equipment, the abilities have to be bought in a shop before each round, with gold being earned each round.