Valorant’s first patch in almost three weeks has arrived, and the most important change is a bug repair that’s technically an enormous nerf to Viper’s Final. The patch additionally contains extra customizable crosshairs, and the flexibility to shoot by extra components of maps than earlier than.
Originally of Valorant’s newest season, Riot launched a patch that allowed Viper to position her Viper’s Pit Final capacity wherever her crosshair was pointing, somewhat than at her toes, prefer it was beforehand. This turned out to be an enormous buff to the Agent, since she may place the flexibility in hard-to-reach locations and throw it out whereas secure behind cowl. The one drawback was, Riot didn’t intend for this to occur.
Now within the newest patch, Riot has returned the Final to casting the place Viper’s standing, making her choices much more restricted. Since that preliminary change at the start of the season, Viper has change into one of many strongest Brokers within the recreation, which might be why Riot determined to repair the bug and produce her win charge again in line.
This Valorant patch additionally contains a number of new choices for crosshairs that can let gamers create customized choices, like altering the middle dot for sniper rifles or utilizing common crosshairs for shotguns as a substitute of circles. On high of that, there’ll now be a number of crosshair profiles, in case you need to set a number of and rapidly change between. Lastly, this patch additionally updates Radianite packing containers to be penetrable from any angle, somewhat than solely in particular locations.
For a full have a look at Valorant patch 3.03, you’ll be able to try the official patch notes.
Valorant patch 3.03 notes
- Mounted a bug the place Viper’s Pit began forming on the cursor placement level as a substitute of round Viper
OK so that is technically a bug repair, however it alters the way in which Viper’s Pit is deployed. We unintentionally shipped a bug in 3.01 that brought on her final to spawn at her placement reticle as a substitute of round her. We all know numerous Viper mains thought this was an intentional buff and may not be joyful about this revert—we’re very sorry to trigger ache for you all.
We predict that Viper’s Pit generally is a very potent device for holding an space. On condition that affect, it’s vital that her group pays the price of securing floor earlier than she will be able to place her ult, versus having the ability to forged it ahead into areas with out giving up her place.
Gameplay expertise updates
- Activate “Use Superior Choices” to moreover customise your ADS crosshair and sniper scope middle dot!
- Added the flexibility to save lots of and swap between a number of crosshair profiles
We hear y’all on wanting the flexibility to share your crosshair settings, and we agree! We don’t have a precise time-frame on when that will likely be coming, however it’s positively on our radar.
- Added a setting to set a minimal firing error throughout all weapons
- Added a setting to make use of the first crosshair with shotguns
- Now you can shoot by Radianite crates,with acceptable weapons, from all angles
- Beforehand, you could possibly shoot by some crates from restricted instructions, however not others.
- Up to date ziplines to permit the ‘Use’ key so you’ll be able to detach at any level
- Added a system that permits us to robotically revert any AFK penalties utilized to you within the occasion of sudden server instability
- Autobalance button added for customized video games with > 6 gamers primarily based on gamers’ MMR
- Improved the accuracy and responsiveness for the ping calculation
- Ping stats now present each the common and the max ping values that will help you higher perceive your networking situations
- The common worth is calculated from a number of samples collected over a small interval of time—the max worth is the most important worth inside that pattern.
- Mounted a giant the place Killjoy’s turret was not affected by concuss
- Mounted Astra’s Gravity Nicely from pulling folks whereas they have been hooked up to ascenders
- Mounted a bug the place Astra may activate Dissipate whereas hooked up to ascenders
- Mounted Boombot, Owl Drone, and Fakeout from destroying Sage’s Barrier Orb if positioned in a means that overlapped a section of the barrier wall