Yes! Your read that correctly! You can earn up to 100k of US Dollars to find bugs in the anti-cheat system used by Riot’s latest game, Valorant! Riot published a new bug hunting policy, where they stated: “To reinforce our commitment to our players’ security, we are offering special bounties for up to $100,000 for high quality reports that demonstrate practical exploits leveraging the Vanguard kernel driver.”
With this new policy, Riot aims to stop players from cheating in the game. However, you need to keep in mind that there are various categories for which bug hunters can get compensated, each category ranging from 25k up to 100k. Also, there should be noted that these are maximum numbers which can be paid, and the actual pay will depend on the impact if the exploit found.
In order to qualify for the reward, you need to find an exploit in the game anti cheat system, and you should be able to replicate the bug to Riot.
Valorant is the latest FPS from Riot, which literally exploded in popularity. At the moment, Valorant is in beta and available to play only for those who got a key.
If you want to try the game, but can’t wait until the game becomes available for everyone, GamesRadar has a short article on how to get a Valorant beta key.