Inside a 12 months of launch, Valorant had not solely established a thriving Esports scene in India, however it has additionally grow to be some of the performed video video games within the area. A number of months after launch, Riot Video games put in a server in Mumbai for gamers in India.
Lately, the server confronted instability points attributable to which many gamers are unable to hitch matches or log in. The instability points even affected the El-Classico of Indian Esports, International Esports vs Velocity Gaming on the Valorant Conquerors Championship India Qualifier 1.
Riot Video games just lately posted on social media asking gamers to contact help in case of an AFK penalty attributable to a server outage in order that the penalty might be reverted.
Riot Video games reverting Valorant AFK bans attributable to Mumbai server outage
The AFK ban was first launched in Valorant with patch 2.02. The patch warns and bans gamers for being inactive in matches, de-incentivizing map dodging, and being an unhelpful teammate.
Nevertheless, despite the fact that the AFK ban was considerably profitable in decreasing the variety of matches dodging often, it additionally introduced in some undesirable points. Many instances gamers are banned attributable to points which are out of their management.
Whereas the Mumbai server has at all times had some incompatibility points with sure ISPs, just lately, the server has grow to be extraordinarily unstable. Gamers had been kicked out and banned as a result of the sport perceived them to be AFK.
Valorant India and South Asia just lately clarified the problem on social media:
“In case your video games had been impacted by the latest server outages, please contact participant help to see in case you can have your AFK penalties reverted. Consider, solely AFK penalties accrued from the outage will probably be reverted.”
Gamers affected attributable to server instability points ought to contact Valorant support and enchantment to have the AFK ban reverted. Nevertheless, Riot Video games will solely revert the AFK bans that occurred because of the Mumbai server outage