Unfortunately Valorantforums.com is not the official forums for Valorant, and is not affiliated with Riot Games in any way. However I very much appreciate your review of the game nonetheless. You have some (somewhat) valid points, Such as the high level skill cap.
I absolutely agree that the game has a high skill cap, as its still taking me some time to get used to the controls and the mouse movements as they are very different. However, I am getting better and I believe if you gave it a chance you would too.
Now graphics wise. They aren't really bad. It's focused on allowing low end pc's to run their game.
Take a look at the video below to explain
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The whole afk thing? well riot do plan on patching in a later update the ability for players to replace people who have left. but its a matter of when.
Hopefully that has somewhat helped you.