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How To Play Valorant: Our Guide

Do You want to learn how to play Valorant? Then this guide is for you. Just continue reading and you will find everything you need to play Valorant.

Valorant is a free to play, team based, hero FPS shooter, that was released by Riot Games in October 2019. Focusing on one of two teams playing either offense and defense, it is stands apart from the Esports pack by not only it’s character specific abilities, but in game economy that allows the player to purchase specific gear each round.

An applicable PlayStation, Xbox, PC, or Nintendo Switch Console coupled with a stable internet connection. A reliable team to round out your squad is also highly recommended.

Valorant is currently available on PC and will be available on Xbox in Q4 via game pass. A copy of the game, a compatible gaming platform, and a stable internet connection is all that is required for the based game.

There are many different types of cars to choose from, some are more bulky and long while some are small and short. You should pick your car type according to your playstyle and strategy. Whatever you choose as your strategy, you should always cooperate with your teammates and not always run straight after the ball. You should give passes and cross the ball into the goal area.

Players will need to have a fundamental understanding of the objectives, mechanics, skills, and in game economy inherent to success in this game. Knowing what to spend money on for each character and each round, situationally, adds an entirely new level of depth rarely seen in an Esport. This understanding combined with quick decision making skills will set competitive players far and away from the pack.

Valorant has seen a steady growth and support on the Esports scene since its inception. Valorant has its own Riot Games sponsored esports community and leagues via it’s parent company Riot Games. In addition, there are several tournaments across the world including VCT, NSG, and Beacon Open Split, all offering thousands of dollars in cash prizes.

More about the program

Concorde Games is the premier esport coaching platform that focuses education and enhancing competitive gaming for middle school and high school esport athletes. The comprehensive training approach provides league participants with a number of tactics and tools that they can utilize to improve their gaming skills, while building important life skills that extend beyond the game.

Most importantly league participants will have fun in a professional and competitive environment. 


Most frequent questions and answers

Concorde Games is designed to arm students with the skills and knowledge to be able to compete in competitive gaming tournaments and become collegiate scholarship recruits. Concorde Games has been building and growing esports programs at high schools around the country. Whether you’re new to esports or leading a thriving program, we have got content that is right for you.

Concorde Games has incorporated a STEM.ORG curriculum as part of its esport coaching program. STEM-related skills are crucial to any esports athlete: deep engagement with computer technology, statistical analysis for scouting, and strategizing pre-match and mid-match.

Esports requires a tremendous amount of critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity from players to achieve and sustain success. It reaches beyond traditional sports to create an all-inclusive environment that breaks barriers.

Esports are co-ed, inclusive to anybody who can use a computer and engage students who might not otherwise participate in extracurricular activities.

Winning demands not only superior execution but superior strategizing. Defeating an opponent requires quick, conceptual thinking and creative problem solving. Concorde Games helps students sharpen these skills in a fun, supervised environment.

Every game Concorde Games offers is team-based. Success demands strong, clear communication skills — something highly sought after by every employer.

Competition means sometimes you lose. Learning to deal with failure, particularly when emotions may be running high, teaches students one of life’s most valuable lessons — how to get back up.

Currently, hundreds of colleges and universities offer tens of millions of dollars in esports scholarship money. That number grows substantially every year as more and more schools spin up esports programs.

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