How to Record Your Valorant Gameplay: A Complete Step-by-step Guide

Everyone knows that the best way to improve is by watching your gameplay. However, there are many challenges when it comes to recording your gameplay. The biggest problem most people have is where to record the footage, how to edit it and how to efficiently find the moments you need to see and study them again. If you’re just starting with streaming or recording your gameplay, here’s a complete guide on how to record your gameplay in a simple, stress-free and organized way. Let’s get started!

What you’ll need

Before you start recording your gameplay, make sure you have everything you need. Below is a list of all the equipment you need to record your gameplay, followed by a short explanation of each item. – A Computer – While you can record gameplay from a console, you’ll need a computer to edit your clips together. This way, you can easily add additional commentary, visuals and sound effects to make your clips informative and entertaining for your audience. – A Good Microphone – A microphone is crucial if you want your viewers to be able to hear you. You don’t want to distract your viewers by having a noisy and unclear recording, which can easily be avoided by using a good microphone. – A Good Video Capture Device – Capturing your gameplay is essential if you want to record your gameplay. There are a few different options when it comes to capturing your gameplay. You can use an external camera, or a screen recorder or you can use an internal webcam. The best option is to use an external screen recorder that’ll allow you to see both your computer screen and your face at the same time. – A Good Computer – A good computer is essential if you want to record your gameplay. You don’t want to record at a low frame rate as it’ll be very jarring for your viewers. Having a computer that’s too slow for recording your gameplay can make it difficult to get a smooth recording.

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Record your gameplay on PC (Windows 10)

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If you’re recording gameplay from a computer, the easiest way to record your gameplay is by plugging in a screen recording device into your computer. Once you have the device connected, you can start recording your gameplay by pressing one button. – Open your settings – To start recording your gameplay, open your Control Panel and click on ‘’Sound’’ and Recording Devices. Once you’ve opened the Sound and Recording Devices, select ‘’Recording’’ and then select ‘’Sound’’. – Plug in your recording device – Once you’ve opened the Sound and Recording Devices, you need to plug in your recording device into your computer. Once you have plugged in your device, you need to select your device from the list and click ‘’Set as default device’’. – Open your game and start recording – Once you’ve plugged in your recording device and set your device as the default device, you need to open your game and start recording. You can start recording your game by pressing the ‘’Windows Key + Alt + R’’ shortcut.

Record your gameplay on Mac

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If you’re recording gameplay from a Mac, you need to use screen recording software to record your gameplay. For example, OBS or Discord are two popular screen recording tools that are used to record gameplay from a Mac. – Open your settings – To start recording your gameplay, open your System Preferences and click on ‘’Show All’’. Once you have opened the System Preferences, go to ‘’Sharing’’ and select ‘’Screen Timeout’’. – Download and install your recording software – Once you have opened the System Preferences, you need to download and install your recording software. – Open your game and start recording – Once you’ve downloaded and installed your recording software, you need to open your game and start recording. You can start recording your game by clicking the red record button that’s usually located in the top corner of your recording software.

Record Your Valorant Gameplay using a Screen Recording Software

The best way to record your gameplay is by using screen recording software. You can easily record your gameplay and also add visuals, audio and text that can help you identify mistakes, areas for improvement and strengths. – Open your screen recording software – Once you’re ready to record your gameplay, open the screen recording software. Most screen recording software will include a countdown timer that’ll let you know when you’re about to start recording your gameplay. If you don’t, you can also use a voice countdown. – Record your gameplay – Once your countdown timer has finished and your recording software is ready, you need to start playing the game and recording your gameplay. You mustn’t move your cursor or do anything else during the recording. – Add relevant visuals, audio and text – After you’ve finished recording your gameplay, you need to add relevant visuals, audio and text. You can easily do this by using your screen recording software.

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Conclusion

Recording your gameplay is an essential part of the game improvement process. The only way to truly improve your gameplay is by watching what you’re doing wrong and what you’re doing right. Unfortunately, many people skip this essential step and don’t record their gameplay. Don’t be one of those people. Start recording your gameplay and watch how your gameplay improves. You’ll be amazed at how much you can improve by just recording your gameplay.

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