How to test your ping in Valorant?

Verify your ping in Valorant using the game's stat display or third-party sites


How to test your ping in Valorant?

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Gaming fans know how important a low ping connection is in today’s competitive gaming landscape. Especially in shooting games such as Valorant, a high ping can mean the difference between life and death, even if you started shooting first. Thus, it is essential to test your ping in Valorant. This is so you can fix it, if needed, before hopping into a match.

There are also times when you may be facing an unstable internet connection. It is best to keep an eye on your ping in Valorant in such situations. You may also face certain bugs and glitches in your game occasionally. Knowing your ping will help you identify whether you are facing these because of poor internet or an inherent issue in the game.

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For those unaware, Ping, in online gaming, refers to the network latency between a player’s computer and the game server. Ping is measured in milliseconds (ms) and represents the time taken for data to travel from your computer to the server and back. A lower ping indicates a faster connection. Your displayed ping in Valorant will tell you about the latency between your device and your connected Riot Games server.

Find out your ping in Valorant in-game or with third-party sites

There are two ways to find out your ping in Valorant. You can either do this using the in-game stats display or using third-party sites and apps. The stat display will allow you to see your ping in Valorant alongside other metrics, such as packet loss and FPS, on the top-left of the screen. To display performance stats in Valorant, do the following –

Check ping in Valorant
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  • Launch Valorant
  • Go to settings and look for the “Video” tab.
  • Go into the “Stats” section
  • Activate the “Client FPS” option.
  • Activate the “Network RTT Jitter” option.
  • Choose whether you want the stats to be displayed in text form, graph or both.

Alternatively, you can use a third-party website like GameServerPing to test your ping in Valorant. Click the green “Start ping test” button after clicking the link. This will test your internet connection against every available Valorant server. Furthermore, it will display the ping you will face for each server and the server for which you have the best ping.

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