In today’s Daily News Recap, we discuss Valorant’s Twitch viewer count success, as it’s earned nearly 200 million views within the first week of its beta release. Riot Games has expanded its drop rules, so viewers have more of an opportunity to obtain an access key for the game.

Next, Valorant is slowly entering the esports scene. Riot Games has recently released information on its plans to establish Valorant’s “Community Competition Guidelines.” Additionally, they hope to create its own esports community in the near future.

Pokemon GO has introduced distance raiding during COVID-19 shutdown. Players will receive Remote Raid Passes, Bonus Research Tasks, and Boost Item Stacking without leaving the comfort of their own home.

Finally, a Fornite data miner has leaked an upcoming X-Force bundle. This includes skins from the Marvel universe and a Deadpool makeover.

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