2nd June 2020 – 12:54pm
The official release of Valorant marks the arrival of the Spike Rush. This is a brand new game mode, much faster and designed above all for fun.
A classic game of Valorant immerses us in an environment that can be stressful and requires being available for at least half an hour. The goal of Riot Games with the Spike Rush is to create a space where players can breathe and have fun on Valorant, in shorter games.
The basic mechanics of the game remain the same. Two teams of 5 players compete on one of the available maps. Attackers have to plant the Spike on bomb sites, while Defenders must prevent them to do it.
It's in the rhythm of the game that things really change:
But there are three particularities that spice up the game.
At the beginning of each round, 2 to 5 orbs with different properties appear at randomly selected places on the map. Orbs offer various powers to the player who picks them up.
There are 5 different orbs: