Valorant Patch Notes 2.08: Release Date and What We Can Expect

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Valorant’s patch notes for 2.08 are not out yet but Riot Games has already given us a rundown of what to expect from the next major content update. We already know everything that is coming to the game in Valorant’s patch 2.08 except the balance changes which are unknown so far. The highlight of the upcoming patch is the new map ‘Breeze’, which is a welcome addition as the game currently has just five maps. The game is also adding new skin bundles and a battle pass as part of Act 2 Episode 3. Here is a quick rundown of what you can expect from the patch notes of Valorant’s 2.08 update.

Valorant Patch Notes 2.08: New Episode 2 Act 3 Battle Pass

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There will be a new battle pass which will be available when patch 2.08 lands on April 27. You can purchase it for 1,000 VP to earn the premium rewards or go for the free rewards that are available to all players. Here are the cosmetics that you can earn from the battle pass:

Free Track

  • Lightwave Frenzy and 3 Variants
  • Lucky Rabbit Buddy
  • Lobster? Spray
  • Bloodline Card
  • Paul’s Pizza Party Card

Paid Track

  • Lightwave Phantom (Level 25)
  • Depths Vandal (Level 45)
  • Songsteel (melee)
  • Mementos Pt. 1 Card
  • Knife Fight Card
  • Dan the Penguin Buddy
  • Get Carried Buddy
  • Ancient Mysteries Revealed Buddy
  • This is Also Also Fine Spray
  • Dabbing Dan Spray

Valorant Patch Notes 2.08: New ‘Breeze’ Map

Valorant BreezeValorant’s patch notes 2.08 includes a brand-new map that will feature long sightlines and open areas. The map is a remote island located somewhere within the southern part of the BERMUDA TRIANGLE. Featuring a bright, playful, and colorful environment with wide-open spaces and opportunities for long-range encounters. The map will be available to all players on April 27. Here are the key highlights of the new map which was originally called ‘Foxtrot’ in leaks. Here is what you can expect from the map:

  • Long Range engagements
  • Large open spaces
  • Wide choke points
  • Important territory control

Valorant Patch Notes 2.08: New Skin Bundles

There will be multiple skin bundles that will be available as part of Act 2 Episode 3 but here is what you can expect in the upcoming patch. A new Forsaken skin bundle is launching which reads reads “wear the remnants of the exiled Sovereign, the banished and corrupted Forsaken.”

Here are the weapons receiving skins as part of the collection:

  • Vandal
  • Operator
  • Spectre
  • Classic
  • Forsaken Ritual Blade (melee)

Here are all the cosmetic upgrades that you can unlock:

  • Level 1: Model with custom ADS reticle and custom bullet ejectables
  • Level 2: Custom muzzle flash VFX and fire audio; idle gem effect (gem swirls)
  • Level 3: Custom equip VFX/Audio (cracks appear); custom reload VFX/Audio (cracks appear); custom inspect audio; gem reacts on kill
  • Level 4: Kill Banner and Finisher
  • Level 5: Chroma with gold model and blue VFX. Finisher and Kill Banner are themed based on Sovereign skin

The cost of the bundle is set at 7,100 VP.

Valorant Patch Notes 2.08: Balance Changes

There may be some balance changes in the upcoming patch but they have not been announced yet. The official patch notes will be available by tomorrow and we will get to see if Riot Games tweaks some of the existing agents of weapons.

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