Valorant Stuck on Loading Screen

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It is not nice when we find that the game that we will play is error. For you who are playing Valorant, have you ever faced that the game stuck on loading screen? If this annoying thing happen, what do you usually do? Some of you may not know what to do and some others may try some efforts to be able to fix it. Here, we will discuss about it to help you fix this situation.

It is important for you to know that if you face this error, there are some different fixes. However, it is not always to be fixed when you find this error because being stuck on the loading screen can happen due to Valorant server maintenance. You are able to figure out if the game is now down or not by checking it through Valorant Twitter account, Riot Games Service Status, and Valorant Support site.


If the loading screen is stuck because of maintenance and it causes the game’s servers are down, you have to wait for them to go back online and you cannot fix anything. However, if the loading screen is stuck not because of being down for maintenance, then you are able to try to fix it by using the methods below.

  • You can try to double-check your internet connection
  • You can reinstall the game and the Riot Vanguard
    • Try reinstalling on a different hard drive
  • You can run the game as an administrator
    • Exit Valorant
      • Right-click its icon
        • Properties
          • Compatibility tab
            • “Run this program as an administrator”
  • You can try to delete the manifest.txt files
    • Search for Riot Games/VALORANT/live
      • Delete Manifest Debug Files and Manifest_No
  • You can try to log in to League of Legends, sign out, then log back into Valorant

You are able to try the methods above one by one. The methods above have worked for different players and some of them are verified by Valorant players in Reddit thread. For most of them to work, you will have to restart the game and your computer.

What should we do if the methods above cannot work? If the methods above have been applied by you and unfortunately they cannot fix the stuck loading screen of Valorant on your PC, then it could be that the game is now down for maintenance or that your internet connection died while loading. If it happens, then you just have to wait for a while and the game will work again as normal.

For your information, Valorant is a multiplayer first person shooter game which is free to play. Riot Games is the developer and publisher of this game. This game was announced for the first time with the codename Project A in October 2019. This game is set to be released for Microsoft Windows in the summer of 2020 with a closed beta which was launched on April 7th, 2020. The closed beta of this game was launched in the United States, Europe, Canada, Russia and Turkey.

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