Starting November 28, 2022, VALORANT will no longer support older versions of Windows that are not fully compatible with Vanguard, VALORANT's anti-cheat and security software. These versions of Windows are no longer supported by Microsoft, allowing cheaters to bypass certain security features that enable us to keep VALORANT safe.
Older Versions of Windows 10
The following older Windows 10 Versions (Redstone 3 and earlier) will no longer be supported starting November 28, 2022:
For context, see Windows 10 version history (Wikipedia).
Where to find your Windows 10 version number
How to update Windows 10
- Update Windows (Microsoft)
Riot Vanguard Alerts and Reminders
Players on these older versions of Windows 10 will receive the following reminder notifications until they upgrade their version of Windows 10: