Valorant director leaving development of the game to work on something new

Joe Ziegler, game director of Riot Games’ Valorant, is moving on from the game to work on something new. In a post on the Riot Games website, Ziegler announced his move after eight years of working on the popular competitive shooter, a year of which was worked on after the official launch.

In the post, he expressed gratitude to the fans and his colleagues as he passes the baton onto his successor:

Where Ziegler is going next is anyone’s guess, though it will still be at Riot. As we know, Riot has a lot of irons in the fire, many we don’t know about yet. But either way, the change in leadership is an interesting development for a game that’s caught fire ever since it officially released a year ago. What this means for the game is also anyone’s guess.

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