VALORANT Act III: New agent Skye, new skins, new map, and more

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Riot Games’ Tactical Shooter VALORANT is about to introduce a new cluster of content with the release of Act III. Players will be able to experience a brand new agent named Skye, a new map, new skins, more unlockable goodies, and of course, a brand new Battlepass.


Act III Battlepass


The VALORANT Act III Battlepass will feature several unlockable items, including gun skins and buddies, sprays, player titles, player cards, and Radianite Points. The official launch date is on October 13, and it will cost 1000 VP.


Weapon skin sample
Gun buddies


New Agent: Skye


Skye's final concept


With nature and technology on her side, Skye, VALORANT’s newest agent joins the roster together with her wild friends on October 27th. The healer comes from the lands of Australia, using her creations to slow down enemies and heal teammates.



Guiding Light


  • Guiding Light (E): Equip a hawk trinket. Fire to send it forward. Hold fire to guide the hawk in the direction of your crosshair. Re-use while the hawk is in flight to transform it into a flash.


  • Trailblazer (Q): Equip a Tazmanian tiger trinket. Fire to send out and take control of the predator. While in control, fire to leap forward, exploding in a concussive blast and damaging directly hit enemies.




  • Seekers (X): Equip a Seeker trinket. Fire to send out three Seekers to track down the three closest enemies. If a seeker reaches its target, it near sights them.




  • Regrowth (C ): Equip a healing trinket. Hold fire to channel, healing allies in range and line of sight. Can be reused until her healing pool is depleted. Skye cannot heal herself.


Icebox Top-down view
Icebox Concept Art


New Map: Icebox


VALORANT’s newest map was designed to pit you against the enemy, featuring two bomb sites, tactical challenges, and zip lines. Lead Leve Designer Salvatore “Volcano” Garozzo says “the gameplay premise of Icebox is that each of the sites are intended to be complex combat spaces that feature plenty of cover and verticality. There’s also a zipline on the map that amplifies the feeling of action and verticality”. The map will be available with the update, on October 13.


Singularity skin line preview


New Skins: Singularity


The Singularity skin lines will be available for the following weapons: Spectre, Sheriff, Ares, Melee, and the Phantom. The thematic revolves around a powerful energy that is still mysterious, unknown, yet attempted to be tamed. The bundle contains all skins, player card, and Gun Buddy will be available on October 13 for 8,700 VP.

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