Performance issues can squeeze the fun out of your Valorant game. But fret not, Riot Games has rolled out a fresh guide on how to identify and fix lag issues in Valorant.
Advanced first-person shooters like Valorant require high-end PC builds that can beautifully render the virtual worlds without disrupting the performance. However, an extreme PC build alone doesn’t warrant a smooth gaming experience. When it comes to Valorant, a lot can go wrong, which is why Riot has added in-game indicators.
These in-game indicators can be confusing for some players. Here’s a guide on what each indicator means and how to fix the issue.
Valorant has four vertical bars for high ping with a red exclamation sign on it. Whenever you see this icon pop on the top right corner of your screen, try restarting your router and any network devices. If that doesn’t work:
Three squared bars on the top right corner indicate that your game framerate is reduced. This type of lag is much different than the ping issue and often happens when your PC rig meets Valorant’s minimum specification requirement. Here are some fixes and ways to run the game:
Two plugs with a red indicator mean that your connection is unstable, which may impact gameplay. High packet loss and regular disconnects might happen, disrupting your Valorant experience. Try: