We are able to’t stress how essential a leaderboard system is for the aggressive well being of a sport like Valorant.
With a correct ranked ladder, Valorant execs and gamers who’ve reached the rank of Radiant will be capable of try for one thing after they’ve already reached the top of the sport’s ranked tier.
The dearth of a leaderboard, in addition to ludicrously excessive queue instances, have made lots of the Valorant professionals and Radiant gamers create smurf accounts. Professional gamers smurfing in decrease elos makes for a really irritating expertise for many who are nonetheless grinding within the decrease ranks.
Nonetheless, not too long ago, Riot introduced the highest 100 gamers for each the NA and Eu areas.
In NA, we now have the same old suspects of Tenz, Skadoodle, Wardell, Asuna, and Huynh within the high 10, with Cloud9’s Tenz topping the ladder.
EU, then again, has G2 Esports’ paTiTek and FunPlus Phoenix’s Shao within the high 10.
However even after revealing the highest 100 Valorant participant rankings for each these main areas, Riot is but to repair a date on when they are going to be capable of implement this technique within the sport’s shopper itself.
Valorant leaderboard is likely to be arriving in Episode 2
There’s some hypothesis among the many Valorant group that the leaderboard would possibly simply arrive within the sport when Episode 2 hits the stay servers in January. And with the highest gamers revealed, undoubtedly, a leaderboard system won’t be too far behind.
In a latest tweet, Valorant’s sport director Joe Ziegler acknowledged:
“For these of you who need leaderboards in-game, we’re at the moment engaged on that characteristic (shock face)! We don’t have an ETA but, however we’re engaged on it. Will replace you once we get nearer to touchdown it.”
One of the crucial vital features of the leaderboard is progress monitoring, and it performs a big position in sustaining the aggressive well being of the sport in the long term.
It’s the most effective methods to incentivize one of the best Valorant gamers on the earth to grind it out extra, even after they have reached the very high.
Printed 21 Oct 2020, 12:19 IST