- Aug 25, 2020
Riot Games has revealed that Act II of Valorant will begin on August 4, 2020, and will bring with it a new Battlepass, a new agent, a new Glitchpop Skinline, and a free-for-all Deathmatch mode. Valorant's Act II Battlepass will feature "unique unlockables, including gun skins, gun buddies, sprays, player cards, player titles, and Radianite Points," and will cost 1000 VP. The new agent arriving in Valorant, Killjoy, was revealed last week and will become playable on August 4 as well. She is a "wunderkind" that can use a variety of robots and gadgets to gain the upperhand against her enemies. [widget path="global/article/imagegallery" parameters="albumSlug=valorant-act-ii-screenshots&captions=true"] The new Glitchpop Skinline "leans into a dystopian future where death has no consequence and comes to life through bright, colorful skins and a playful but deadly attitude." These new skins will be available for Frenzy, Odin, Bulldog, and Judge. There will also be a melee weapon as well. Free-for-all Deathmatch will launch in Beta form and will become available on August 5. It will see 10 players battling for dominance, with no abilities, infinite money, and no Spike. A player will become victorious with 30 kills or if they have the most kills after 6 minutes. All weapons will be available and players will start with heavy armor. When a player dies, they will respawn within 3 seconds and will start with 8 seconds of invulnerability that will allows them to swap weapons if desired. Once they move or fire, the invulnerability goes away. [ignvideo url="https://www.ign.com/videos/2020/07/29/valorant-new-agent-reveal-killjoy"] Health packs will drop after an enemy is killed, an UAV will reveal the current location of enemies every 5 seconds, and Kill Banners will appear for those who can achieve a double kill, triple kill, etc. [poilib element="accentDivider"] Have a tip for us? Want to discuss a possible story? Please send an email to [email protected]. Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN who is a Sova main. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Twitch.