IGN leaked some VALORANT images today ahead of schedule, giving the world a sneak peek at the new FPS from Riot Games. The project, formerly known as Project A, recently activated its Twitter and Twitch accounts as well.
The leak from IGN has since been removed from their website, but a Twitter user managed to snag screenshots before it was removed.
IGN has just accidentally revealed several screenshots from Riot's shooter Valorant (Project Ares) including several of the characters and maps for what looks like to be an embargoed hands-on play test by journalistshttps://t.co/IBoIgcgYSG pic.twitter.com/zh6xZFXhEZ— Rod 'I don't sign NDAs' Breslau (@Slasher) March 1, 2020
The official VALORANT Twitter has already gained over 50,000 followers within a few days. This alone shows there’s a lot of hype and demand for the upcoming game being developed by the company behind League of Legends.
VALORANT is a 5v5 competitive tactical shooter with classes and abilities and comes off as a mix between Overwatch and CS:GO, though we’ll have to wait and see how it stacks up against the competition.
An official announcement from Riot Games is likely right around the corner. Here is an official video from Riot about what you can expect from the upcoming game: