Valorant is very well received by the gaming community right from its announced and closed beta testing. The game enjoyed fame in its very early stages and the developers quickly launched its global versions after a few months of testing. For a game that is newly built from scratch, there are bound to be some corners left unchecked.
Players frequently face error code VAL 51 – “There seems to be an issue with the Party system. Go ahead and restart the Riot Client. Error Code: 51.” They are quite common, though, there’s no conclusive solution from your end. At times, running the game as administrator or restarting the client might fix error 51 temporarily. The errors generally occur when Riot Games is shipping an update or the game servers are undergoing maintenance.
Such small corners can become a big upset for the players. Riot games are actually very active in maintaining their servers but still, some issues slip by. Code 51 error is a similar problem that must be occurring due to some small issues in the game.
There is no need to panic or reinstall the game. The error usually gets fixed in a while. Until then, you may wish to play any other game. Keep an eye on Twitter or Reddit to check out whether the servers are live or otherwise. Eventually, Valorant’s website has a support section with high-priority notifications atop.