Valorant Act three will arrive subsequent week with a brand new map, a brand new collection of skins, and a brand new battle go with a recent lineup of unlockables on separate free and premium reward tracks. Later within the month, a brand new character named Skye, a healer with some magical animal pals, may also be part of the struggle.
Skye is mainly an Australian forest guardian who travels with a really small, magical petting zoo. She will be able to deploy and management a Tasmanian tiger that, when triggered, will explode in a concussive blast that damages enemies who’re immediately hit by it. She additionally has a guidable hawk that may flash and blind enemies, and can play successful affirmation if any have been inside vary and line of sight when it went off. Skye’s “Regrowth” capacity allows her to make use of a trinket to heal all allies inside vary and line of sight—though she can not heal herself—and her final capacity allows her to ship out three Seekers that can observe down the three closest enemies and “nearsight” them, obscuring their imaginative and prescient.
Skye is ready to reach in Valorant on October 27. Earlier than that, although, the brand new battle go, that includes a brand new lineup of unlockable cosmetics together with gun skins, “gun buddy” charms, sprays, Radianite factors, and extra, will roll out on October 13. The premium battle go will value 1,000 Valorant factors—$10—and options, amongst different issues, the Smash, Jade, and Surge pores and skin strains, No Operator and Choose my Strat sprays, and Scuttle Trash and Discotech gun buddies.
You will get a have a look at a few of what’s coming within the gallery beneath:
The brand new map, referred to as Icebox, options ziplines and two bomb websites, and is “designed to emphasise skirmishes, sharp intention and adaptive play,” stated degree design lead Salvatore “Volcano” Garozzo.
“The gameplay premise of Icebox is that every of the websites are meant to be complicated fight areas that function loads of cowl and verticality,” he stated. “There’s additionally a zipline on the map that amplifies the sensation of motion and verticality.”
Icebox can be approaching October 13, as is a brand new collection of skins: The Singularity line will function skins for Sheriff, Spectre, Phantom, Ares, and melee weapons, and will likely be out there for buy individually or in a bundle with a participant card and a gun buddy for 8,700 Valorant factors, which is able to set you again $75. Phew.
Extra particulars on Valorant Act three are up at playvalorant.com.