Riot Games has unveiled an update on the upcoming 14th Agent for its innovative online shooter, Valorant.
The game’s character producer John Goscicki posted suggestions for the character in a new blog post, where he also discussed the overall state of the game’s current reps. It turned out that the upcoming replacement will be another Duelist and is made for gamers who prefer to be “lurkers”, or players who want a stronger approach.
“The year opens with a Duelist for all the‘ lurkers ’out there, who keep your toes around which are very safe corners,” Goscicki said.
Riot Games had tightened on the 14th Valorant an agent with a silent release of new wallpapers featuring a silhouette of the upcoming character. Players have also discovered a mysterious trail of footpaths that has left an invisible figure on the Icebox map, apparently referring to the upcoming stealth rep.
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The new producer is expected to come in Valorant with the launch of Episode 2 Act 1, which is currently set to go live in early January 2021. Riot Games introduced the Skye agent and added Icebox in Act 3, which was launched in the October.
Elsewhere in the role, Goscicki also noted that his team intends to “address the full power of Administrators and better differentiate the roles of Duelists and Initiators” in the coming year. He noted that the forthcoming changes will help “encourage people to play with the team as much as possible.
He contributed to the future Valorant delegates will also “[make players] reconsider the [their] custom tactics ”to keep the game fresh. “Now that the basics are in place, we are going to take more risks with what each agent brings into the game, pushing some boundaries and taking forward what is possible. the ability based on ability. [tactical] shooter, ”he said.
Earlier this month, Riot Games released Patch 1.14 for Valorant, which included the first ever buff for the Sage surrogate, as well as a famous print on the Icebox map. Other updates in the patch included changes in ranking rotation and Observer mode, as well as a major bug fix for the Killjoy tower.