Valorant download size – how big is the tactical shooter on PC?

If you're looking for the Valorant download size then look no further. Here's how much space you'll need on your SSD to install Riot Games' tactical shooter

Valorant download size: Valorant's Sova pulls back an arrow on his bow, while Phoenix readies a fireball

Over the last couple of years, computer owners have looked on in horror as the size of games have grown exponentially. Some – we’re looking at you, Call of Duty – even require an entire SSD’s worth of space. Luckily for you, the very respectable Valorant download size means it isn’t a drive hog.

If you’re looking to get into the tactical shooter, chances are you can download Valorant and have it slot alongside other games, like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and League of Legends, with relative ease.

And while, of course, the Valorant download size changes with every update, Riot Games is good at keeping it at a fairly decent size. Just like the League of Legends download size, it’s one of the smallest out there in the competitive FPS games genre, so you can play it on pretty much anything – including laptops. So here’s everything you need to know about the Valorant download size and the game’s minimum specs.

Valorant download size

Valorant’s download size is pretty small as competitive shooters go – for reference it currently takes up 26.4GB on one of our machines – but expect this to change a little as more and more updates come in.

Since it’s an online game, you’ll also want to have a stable internet connection. If it drops out during a Valorant ranked match, you’ll be penalised, so heed our warning.

Where can I download Valorant?

There’s only one place you should download Valorant and that’s the Riot Games website. Make sure you select the right region, set up an account or log in, and download the game.


What are the Valorant minimum specs?

If you’re trying to work out whether you can run Valorant, you’re in luck. Valorant is a pretty undemanding game in comparison to some of the other competitive FPS games on the market.

Here are the minimum specs for Valorant:

  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
  • GPU: Intel HD 4000
  • RAM: 4GB
  • VRAM: 1GB
  • Operating System: Windows 7/8/10 (64-bit)

Can I download Valorant on a Mac?

No, unlike League of Legends, you cannot download Valorant on a Mac officially.

So there you have it, everything you need to know about the Valorant download size. If you’re waiting for the game to finish downloading, check out our Valorant tier list and our guides to Valorant ranked and the best Valorant crosshair while you wait.