How to Change Valorant Installation Folder


Valorant is an exciting multiplayer shooter, where players fight in 5v5 teams. However, they don’t just have to destroy each other, they also have to plant the bomb or defuse it. But unlike Counter-Strike, this game has different Heroes with unique abilities that radically change the gameplay. The game takes up a lot of space on the drive, so in this guide, we will tell you how to change the Valorant installation folder.

How to Change Valorant Installation Folder

With each update, the size of the Valorant increases. And if you do not have enough space on the drive, then this becomes a serious problem. Also, if you want more performance, then you need to move the game to the SSD. Luckily, you can easily change the Valorant installation folder. However, along with the game, you will also move the Riot Client. 

And so, open the drive on which you have Valorant installed. Then find the Riot Games folder and right-click on it. In the context menu that appears, click Cut. Now select another folder or Drive and paste the Riot Games cut folder. After that, the transfer process will begin, which will take some time. 

Related: How to Contact Valorant Support

Then you need to download the Valorant installer. You can do this on the official website of the game. After the installer has been downloaded, double-click on it to start the installation. In the window that appears, you must click the Advanced Options button.

Select the Riot Games folder that you moved earlier. Then click OK to start the verification process. After the check is finished, you must restart your computer. Finally, launch Valorant to start the game.

As you can see, changing the Valorant installation folder is not very difficult. However, think in advance about where you are going to transfer the game files and whether there is enough space on your drive. And while you are here, take a look at our guide on how to record and watch replays in Valorant

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