Riot Games’ first-person tactical shooter, VALORANT, is one of the most popular games today. VALORANT’s Episode 1, which consists of three amazing Stories, is coming to an end. Now, the players are excited about the grand arrival of VALORANT Episode 2 Act 1.
The next VALORANT update will launch Episode 2 along with lots of new content. Officially, the game developer hasn’t revealed anything in Episode 2. Apart from that, players are eager to learn more about the upcoming game updates, including the release date of Episode 2. So, in this post, we will be discussing the VALORANT Episode 2 leaks to give you a glimpse of what’s to come.
VALORANT Episode 2 Release Date
Currently, there is no official release date for VALORANT Episode 2. However, VALORANT Episode 1 will end on January 12, 2021.
Riot Games can release Episode 2 updates on the same day.
Yoru: VALORANT New Agent
Based on recent leaks, new agents may arrive in the upcoming 1.15 update. The 14th agent of VALORANT, who is called Yoru, comes with a combination of attack and defense abilities. Here’s a brief 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.
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 shows off Yoru’s new agent along with Cypher, Viper, Jett, and Phoenix who roam the Icebox Map.
Regarding the Battle pass, in the leaked gameplay video, you can see incredible skins for several weapons, including Phantom, Shorty, Frenzy, Sheriff, and many more. As for the battle pass rewards, players will get some incredible sprays, player cards, and 10 RADIANITE points.
You can catch a glimpse of everything in the battle for Episode 2 Act 1 through this leaked video:
What’s New In VALORANT Episode 2?
Of course, with the release of Episode 2, VALORANT will introduce many significant changes in the game. There will be several buffs and nerfs for weapons and agents. The developer will also be releasing bug fixes while making some changes to the gameplay. For example, there are rumors that the developers will reduce the accuracy of firing while running.
However, these are just rumors, and we’ll find out more about the VALORANT Episode 2 live stream on January 11, 10 a.m. PST.
As advertised, on Livestream, developers will talk about what’s coming to VALORANT Episode 2 Act 1. So, it’s best to keep an eye on Twitch to learn more about upcoming VALORANT updates.