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Valorant Episode 2 Patch Notes Are Here

Adjustments to Competitive, Controllers, More

Poorna Shankar Posted:
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Episode 2 has arrived for Valorant and we finally have patch notes to go along with the update.

If you missed it, be sure to catch up on Yoru, the new agent released alongside Episode 2.  You can read up on his abilities and check out his abilities trailer right here.

The patch itself, brings adjustments to Controllers like Omen and Brimstone, with Viper “on the radar.” Brimstone sees adjustments to Stim Beacon, Molotov, Sky Smokes, and Sound. Meanwhile Omen sees adjustments to Paranoia and Dark Cover.

Weapons received updates as well, specifically the Alt Fire to the Classic. Competitive updates were included such as:

  • New Competitive regional leaderboards (Jan. 12)
  • Rank system updated, including rank progress bar, numerical progress, and further distribution changes to make it easier to climb out of the lower ranks
  • Immortal and Radiant ranks are now capped at a premade size of two
  • New ranked rewards for Episode 1 (pair of Gun Buddies based on your highest Act Rank achieved during Episode 1)

The patch also introduced several bug fixes. You can read the full patch notes here.


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Poorna Shankar

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.