Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 Release Date, New Agent & Premier Stage E8A2 Changes

Get ready to lock and load, Valorant fans! Episode 8 Act 1 is nearing its conclusion, and Act 2 is just around the corner. Here’s what you need to know:

Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 Release Date

Based on in-game information, Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 officially launches on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024. Here’s a breakdown of the key details:

  • Start Date: March 5th, 2024 (Tuesday)
  • Start Time:
    • 14:00 PT
    • 17:00 ET
    • 23:00 CEST
    • 2:30 IST (March 6th, Wednesday)
  • End Date: To be confirmed
  • Duration: To be confirmed

What’s New?

New Agent on the Horizon

Whispers of a new Controller Agent codenamed SmokeDancer have been swirling in the community. While details about their abilities remain under wraps, a Player Card glimpse in Act 1 has sparked anticipation. Leaks suggest SmokeDancer’s official reveal might happen during the VCT 2024 Masters Madrid Grand Final on March 24th, 2024.

Valorant Episode 8 Act 2

Beyond the Agent

Valorant is also cooking up some exciting changes for Premier Stage E8A2:

  • Rematch protection
  • Playoff results
  • No more enrollments
  • Immediate division placement
  • Zone flexibility

And that’s not all! Expect a brand new Battle Pass, exciting bundles, celebratory events, and other surprises as Episode 8 Act 2 unfolds. While official announcements from Riot Games are still pending, you can expect them soon barring any unforeseen delays. So, get ready to dive into the next chapter of Valorant and see what challenges and victories await!

About Valorant

Valorant is a free-to-play tactical hero shooter developed by Riot Games. Players choose from unique Agents with specialized abilities and battle it out in a near-future setting. The core gameplay revolves around team-based objectives, requiring strategic use of abilities and precise gunplay to secure victory.