Riot Games‘ tactical shooter Valorant is about to kick off Act II, bringing forth a new agent, a Battlepass chock full of exclusive unlockables, a new Glitchpop skinline, and a new Deathmatch mode for players to take on.
The Valorant Act II Battlepass is a way to customize your experience. The Act II Battle Pass will contain a series of unique unlockables, including gun skins, gun buddies, sprays, player cards, player titles, and Radianite Points. The Battlepass will launch on August 4 and costs 1000 VP.
Glitchpop is a skinline that leans into a dystopian future where death has no consequence and comes to life through bright, colorful skins and a playful but deadly attitude. There are Glitchpop skins for Frenzy, Odin, Bulldog, Judge, and melee.
Glitchpop will be available in Valorant on August 4. A trailer showcasing the Glitchpop skins can be viewed below.
Also coming is the free-for-all Deathmatch, a new game mode that debuts during Act II and gives dedicated gunslingers a chance to test their flicks. Ten players. No abilities. Infinite money. Leave the Spike at home.
The new agent is brilliant inventor Killjoy. Known as the genius of Germany, this tinkerer effortlessly secures key battlefield positions with her arsenal of inventions. If Killjoy’s weapons don’t immediately take her enemies out, the debuff her robots provide will make short work of them.
Killjoy’s Abilities Include:
Alarmbot – EQUIP a covert Alarmbot. FIRE to deploy a bot that hunts down enemies that get in range. After reaching its target, the bot explodes, applying Vulnerable. HOLD EQUIP to recall a deployed bot.
Turret – EQUIP a Turret. FIRE to deploy a turret that fires at enemies in a 180 degree cone. HOLD EQUIP to recall the deployed turret.
Nanoswarm – EQUIP a Nanoswarm grenade. FIRE to throw the grenade. Upon landing, the Nanoswarm goes covert. ACTIVATE the Nanoswarm to deploy a damaging swarm of nanobots.
(Ultimate Ability) – Lockdown – EQUIP the Lockdown device. FIRE to deploy the device. After a long windup, the device Detains all enemies caught in the radius. The device can be destroyed by enemies.
Valorant is a precise and lethal multiplayer game with high-fidelity gunplay, a diverse arsenal of guns, agents with unique abilities, and competitively tuned maps for thousands of hours of play. The game pits two teams of five players against each other to win a round-based, attackers vs defenders, best-of-24-rounds gunfight.
Valorant is a free-to-play game optimized to perform on a wide variety of PC hardware, allowing for a global audience to compete. Demonstrated by the game’s best-in-class game server quality, global infrastructure, and proprietary anti-cheat technology, Riot Games is committed to preserving the core tenets of the tactical shooter genre and upholding the competitive integrity of the gameplay experience.
In Valorant, players choose from a diverse cast of hypernatural, battle-ready agents from real-world cultures and locations, each bringing a set of unique abilities that complement gunplay through tactical information and strategic support, changing the way players approach a situation.
Abilities are designed to create tactical opportunities for players to take the right shot. Valorant is highly consequential, so players should know for certain that their win or loss is the sole outcome of their own skill and strategy.