Riot has posted the complete patch notes for Valorant‘s 1.03 replace, and so they embrace a reasonably important change to the sport’s Guardian rifle.
Whereas Riot notes that they really feel Valorant “is trying pretty secure so far” after the sport’s newest patch, they do spotlight the Guardian rifle as one of many greatest points they really feel should be addressed sooner slightly than later. Mainly, the staff feels that the Guardian wasn’t being handled because the financial, long-range, precision-based choice they wished it to be.
To assist handle the Guardian’s id points, Riot will scale back the weapon’s fee of fireplace to make it rather less viable in shut vary conditions however may also bump its penetration energy up from Medium to Heavy. The value of the Guardian is even being diminished from 2700 to 2500 as a part of this renewed effort to assist it discover a house within the midrange.
The Valorant builders are additionally making some modifications to the sport’s not too long ago launched “Give up” choice which helps groups go away dangerous conditions early slightly than must play out an primarily unwinnable match. Now, you’ll solely want 80% of the staff to vote to give up in Valorant’s Unrated Mode with the intention to for a give up to be accredited. You’ll nonetheless want a 100% give up vote in Aggressive Mode, although, as early exits there can have a higher influence in your Valorant rank. The excellent news is that this newest replace will now permit you to vote to give up in spherical 5 in each Aggressive and Unrated play. Beforehand, you needed to wait till spherical eight with the intention to name for a give up vote.