It is not uncommon for online gaming communities to experience server issues. Understanding the server status can help you determine whether it's time to strap on your virtual gear or patiently await the servers' return.
In this article, we aim to shed light on the status of Valorant servers and explore the issue of downtime that occasionally disrupts gameplay.
Valorant server status
At the time of writing on 8 November, Valorant servers appear to be operational and running smoothly.
The last time we had downtime in Valorant was on 31 October with Riot Games dropping patch 7.09 into the live servers.
The server infrastructure seems to be providing a stable gaming experience, allowing players to connect seamlessly and participate in matches across various game modes. So, if you are encountering any connection issues, it is likely due to your internet connection.
Try basic troubleshooting tips such as resetting your router, changing your DNS and connecting using a VPN. If you are getting the "Could not enter matchmaking" error, we recommend you try the tips in the linked article.
How to check if the Valorant servers are down
To check if the Valorant servers are down, visit the Riot Games servers page which serves as a central hub for server status information.
Additionally, you can check the official Valorant Twitter account, where developers often provide updates on server maintenance and any ongoing issues.
By visiting Down Detector's dedicated Valorant page, you can gain insights into the current server status, outage reports, and the overall sentiment of the player community.
How long is Valorant server maintenance?
The duration of Valorant server maintenance can vary depending on the nature of the update or maintenance being performed.
Typically, scheduled maintenance for Valorant can range from one to two hours. However, unexpected issues or major updates may extend the maintenance period.
It's best to stay tuned to official Valorant channels or social media platforms for specific announcements and updates regarding maintenance durations.