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The Daily Moot: Valorant Launch Announced

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1. Valorant Release Date

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The release date for Valorant has finally been announced! After an extremely successful, record-breaking closed beta period, Valorant is now ready for its official launch. In less than 2 weeks from today, on June 2, Valorant will go live for players across the globe. The closed beta period will wrap on May 28, after which the game will go offline, resetting every player’s progress in preparation for June 2. Riot is also adding a handful of new servers prior to launch to ensure that players across the world can enjoy the game with minimal latency, furthering their attempts to make Valorant the best-feeling, most precise online shooter in gaming history. The time is finally here; are you ready?

  2. DOOM Eternal Anti-Cheat Disabled   DOOM Eternal will be disabling its Denuvo Anti-Cheat in its next update. The recently introduced anti-cheat drew criticism from DOOM players because it uses a kernel mode driver, enabling it to have access to a player’s system even when the game isn’t running. Surprisingly, id Software is being receptive to the negative feedback and has vowed to change course and find a new solution. While it’s unclear how id Software will approach this situation, they released a statement saying that their future efforts would ensure that “anti-cheat integration better aligns with player expectations around clear initiatives.”

  3. Take-Two’s Big Ambitions   Take-Two Interactive, the parent company for developers like Rockstar and 2K Games, has some ridiculously massive ambitions for the future. Specifically, they plan to release 93 different games over the course of the next 5 years. This massive wave of games is set to include 63 “core experiences,” 17 “mid core games,” and 12 “casual/arcade” titles, and is expected to start pouring in during the 2022 fiscal year. Unfortunately Take-Two didn’t mention these games by name so we don’t have any update on things like GTA 6, but it’s clear regardless that video game fans are going to be absolutely spoiled in the coming years.

  4. Civilization 6 Free   Epic Games is back with another huge giveaway! This week’s freebie is Civilization 6, the latest game in Sid Meier’s critically acclaimed strategy series. The giveaway includes the base game as well as the Aztec DLC, with the Rise and Fall and Gathering Storm DLCs both available at a discount during Epic’s Mega Sale. You can claim your free copy of Civilization 6 directly from the Epic Games Store from now until May 28. As long as you claim the game before May 28, you’ll be able to keep it forever.

  5. Area F2 Shut Down   Area F2 has been officially shut down. Following Ubisoft’s lawsuit claiming that the mobile game was a direct ripoff of Rainbow Six Siege, Area F2 has now been removed from the App Store and Google Play. It doesn’t seem that the Ejoy, the Alibaba-owned studio that developed Area F2, provided any resistance to the delisting and players who made purchases in the game can now apply for refunds. It’s unclear whether or not Ejoy will try to make the changes necessary to re-launch the game or if Area F2 will simply be gone for good.

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  • i_water_fish LV.2 Lurker May 22, 2020, 04:50 AM

    Valorant on ps4?

  • WhiteAARON LV.2 Lurker May 22, 2020, 05:04 AM

    that's what I wanna know

  • WeebBRUH LV.3 Lurker May 22, 2020, 05:12 AM

    i think its only on pc

  • Gods Boy LV.3 Lurker May 23, 2020, 02:11 AM

    some people are saying it will go live on console eventually

  • UwU_Senpai LV.2 Lurker May 22, 2020, 08:54 PM

    No

  • MootGiveAwaysHateMe LV.17 Try Hard May 22, 2020, 04:04 AM

    Will it be out for switch?

  • ErikPlays43 LV.27 Be my Mootentine ❤️ May 22, 2020, 04:13 AM

    Not confirmed, but a source says this: RIOT Games has confirmed that they are exploring different platforms for Valorant, including mobile and consoles, but are currently focused on the PC version.

    https://www.express.co.uk/entertainment/gaming/1270883/Valorant-on-Mobile-Riot-Games-console-PC-2020

  • Unkn0wn_Node LV.1 Mootie May 22, 2020, 04:56 AM

    that's a lot of rounds for mobile

  • DaPi LV.28 Champion May 22, 2020, 08:15 AM

    Not really

  • Animalcrossingfanboi LV.3 Lurker May 22, 2020, 05:58 AM

    Hopefully my dude

  • GearCat115 LV.7 Game Critic May 22, 2020, 06:58 AM

    lol. likely considering it dosnt have any physics upon death. just boring animation. and the style kinda fits in.

  • Cow Boy Billy LV.26 Billy May 22, 2020, 04:21 AM

    Maybe Valorant will fix there anti-cheat 🤷‍♂️

  • Jeremiah5 LV.7 Nomad May 22, 2020, 04:49 AM

    ITS LIT *travis Scott starts to rap his part in hot*

  • DRK_wolf10 LV.4 Lurker May 22, 2020, 05:42 AM

    The Scotts is lit 🔥

  • RamjagJr LV.2 Lurker May 22, 2020, 04:51 AM

    Anyone know if it will go out for PS4?

  • Gods Boy LV.3 Lurker May 23, 2020, 02:11 AM

    only rumors right now

  • scOo mE LV.1 Mootie May 22, 2020, 04:53 AM

    is valorant going to be on console??

  • Gods Boy LV.3 Lurker May 23, 2020, 02:12 AM

    just rumours, nothing confirmed

  • Sskertty LV.1 Mootie May 22, 2020, 04:57 AM

    what consoles can I play it pn

  • McSwitch LV.19 Parasite May 22, 2020, 05:02 AM

    PC only right now

  • Sskertty LV.1 Mootie May 22, 2020, 05:02 AM

    alright

  • Tinybuck LV.23 Team Player May 22, 2020, 05:25 AM

    If the game had cross-play, it could get less popularity if there were consoles with aim assist

  • DRK_wolf10 LV.4 Lurker May 22, 2020, 05:43 AM

    Then they will do the game without aim assist

  • Tinybuck LV.23 Team Player May 22, 2020, 06:00 AM

    Then they could get sued for Not putting it in maybe

  • DRK_wolf10 LV.4 Lurker May 22, 2020, 06:02 AM

    Tough choice

  • TxKhd LV.5 Fearless May 22, 2020, 04:48 AM

    Trash game

  • Bob_Ross69 LV.4 Assassin May 22, 2020, 05:11 AM

    Im Seriously hoping they bring it out For Consoles PS4/Switch/Xbox (I play Xbox) That would make their Player count SKYROCKET from the current amount they have now and Consoles would finaly have a CS:GO Esc Game that would be entertaining and challenging to learn :3

  • YT epicsky243 LV.16 I'm a Bot May 23, 2020, 02:33 AM

    I’m already playing it

  • SanAntonioSpurs LV.2 Lurker May 22, 2020, 04:49 AM

    Cool!

  • Horned_Fish LV.2 Dub Collector May 22, 2020, 04:52 AM

    Will it be on steam?

  • WeebBRUH LV.3 Lurker May 22, 2020, 05:13 AM

    i don't think so but who knows

  • LinxGGs LV.2 4x Champion! May 22, 2020, 04:55 AM

    Bro the game is ass rn I have played it many times if they release it with how bad the mechanics and maps are right now their gonna fail horribly and never succeed so don’t get too hyped up for it!

  • Reusablebelt171 LV.29 Insomniac May 22, 2020, 04:58 AM

    Hell yeah area f2 is shut down!

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