The closed beta release of Valorant on the 7th of April saw it taking over the entirety of the internet within a matter of hours. The game reached 1,7 million concurrent viewers in only under a few hours.
According to Esports charts, Valorant has rocked the charts with a whopping 64,53 million hours watched in the last week on Twitch alone. Valorant is followed by the Just Chatting category which stands just under 40 million hours watched in the last seven days whereas Epic Games’ Fortnite lags way behind at 29 million.
Riot hasn’t officially confirmed a release date for Valorant, but it’s planning to release it in the summer of 2020. The exact release date will depend on feedback received during Valorant’s beta.