Valorant patched today to 1.02 with quite a change log.
However, it was quickly announced that rank/competitive mode will be delayed for a little bit. They caught some bugs that could affect it. The delay is predicted to be just a couple days, but no confirmation aside from a tweet.
Here are some notable changes in the new patch.
- Viper’s toxic screen now goes through walls
- When Phoenix dies in his ult, Jett will get her blades refilled and Reyna will get a soul orb drop
- Some Cypher Spy cam glitch fixes
- New Rank icons
- Able to play ranked with friends at more skill disparity
- Map tweaks
- SURRENDER option
I am shook that there are no nerfs to Reyna yet, although people are learning to play against her a little more nowadays. The surrender option is a double edged sword, you’ll find yourself in a ton of games where you make a huge comeback in the 2nd half. Some people play better on one side than the other. I wouldn’t be too trigger happy to surrender games.