Riot Discusses Upcoming Changes To Valorant's Anti-Cheat And Progression Systems
Riot Games is making some adjustments to how its anti-cheat system works for Valorant. When Vanguard was initially discovered, it raised the ire of some gamers who were concerned about the level of access to one's computer that it needed to operate.
In response to those concerns, Riot announced today that it would be soon add a setting that will allow players to disable Vanguard when Valorant wasn't running. The downside is that you'll need to restart your computer to get it running and be able to play Valorant. It's not a perfect solution, but as anti-cheat expert Paul Chamberlain put it, it "should be an easier process than outright uninstalling it every time (disabling effectively acts as an uninstall)."
The rest of today's post concerns progression systems, penned by revenue lead Joe Lee. In particular, agent contract progression will be sped up, by reducing the amount of XP required for each level, while keeping weekly missions as a way to earn larger chunks of XP.
Lee also admitted that the current selection of weapon skins is rather minimal, but that the dev team eventually plans to have all kinds of different options, for "others who want a gun skin that has all the bells and whistles: custom reload animations, geometry changes, alternative universes." Less expensive and more rare skins are also being discussed.
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