Riot Games first-person tactical shooter, VALORANT, is one of the most popular games right now. VALORANT’s Episode 1, which consisted of three wonderful Acts, is coming to an end. Now, players are excited for the grand arrival of VALORANT Episode 2 Act 1.
The next VALORANT update will launch Episode 2 along with a bunch of new content. Officially, the game developers haven’t revealed anything on Episode 2. Regardless, players are eager to learn more about the game’s upcoming update, including the VALORANT Episode 2 release date. So, in this post, we’ll cover VALORANT Episode 2 leaks to give you a glimpse of what’s coming.
VALORANT Episode 2 Release Date
Right now, there is no official release date for VALORANT Episode 2. However, VALORANT Episode 1 is coming to an end on January 12, 2021.
Riot Games may release the Episode 2 update on the same day.
Yoru: New Agent In VALORANT Episode 2?
Rejoice VALORANT enthusiasts! Based on recent leaks, a new agent might arrive in the upcoming update 1.15. VALORANT’s 14th agent, who is being called Yoru, comes with a combination of both offensive and defensive abilities. Here’s a short description of Yoru’s abilities.
Bait: Launches fake footstep sounds to confuse enemies.
Flashbang: Throws flashbang orbs, which can also stick to walls and blind enemies.
Uninvited Guest: Like Phoenix’s “Run it back,” this ability allows Yoru to release an orb and teleport back to the orb’s location after surveying an area.
Spatial Drift: Yoru’s ultimate allows him to be invisible for a few seconds.
VALORANT Episode 2 Act 1 New Lobby & Battle Pass
The battle pass for the upcoming Episode has also been leaked online. Along with that, there is a new lobby in Episode 2, which flaunts the new agent Yoru along with Cypher, Viper, Jett, and Phoenix hanging around on the Icebox Map.
Regarding the Battle pass, in the leaked gameplay video, you can see amazing skins for multiple guns, including Phantom, Shorty, Frenzy, Sheriff, and more. As for battle pass rewards, players will get their hands on several amazing sprays, player cards, and 10 RADIANITE points.
You can take a glimpse of everything in VALORANT Episode 2 Act 1 battle pass through this leaked video:
What’s New In VALORANT Episode 2?
Of course, with the launch of Episode 2, VALORANT will introduce many significant changes in the game. There will be several buffs and nerfs for both weapons and agents. The developers will also release bug fixes while making some changes to the gameplay. For instance, there are rumors that VALORANT developers will reduce firing accuracy while running.
Nevertheless, these are just rumors, and we’ll get to know more about VALORANT Episode 2 live stream on January 11, 10 AM PST.
As advertised, in the Livestream, developers will talk about what’s coming in VALORANT Episode 2 Act 1. So, it’s best to keep an eye on the Twitch event to learn more about the upcoming VALORANT update.