All you need to know about Episode 8 of Valorant

Riot Games is offering us a thrilling new chapter in its FPS. In Episode 8 of Valorant, entitled AudacityWe're also learning more about Omen's past. The developers are also taking advantage of this new arc to add a new weaponchristened Outlawand modify certain maps. As before, this Episode will be divided into three distinct Acts. Each will bring new content, which we'll look at on this tracking page.

This page is under construction and will be updated as the next Acts are unveiled..

Episode 8 - Act 1

Starts: 8 January - Ends: 4 March

Launch Cinematic

Outlaw, the new sniper rifle

Introducing the Outlaw, the new sniper rifle from Valorant

A new weapon, a sniper, has been added to Valorant. Find out more about its features.

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Battle Pass - Episode 8 Act 1 - Valorant

All the free and premium Combat Pass rewards from Episode 8, Act 1.

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The return of Icebox

The Icebox map is back in the Valorant map pool with several changes thanks to patch 8.00

Icebox is back in the Valorant map pool with a few changes.

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Changes to Lotus

Lotus changes available with Valorant patch 8.00.

The developers have transformed several areas of the Lotus map to make it more competitive.

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Viper has eliminated Omen

Riot Games unveils part of Omen's past in a cinematic

In the launch video, Riot Games provides some clues as to Omen's past.

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Capsules for VCT teams

Fnatic's skin for the Classic - Capsule VCT

Skins, gunbuddies, player cards and graffiti in the colours of the franchised teams have arrived.

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The patches for Episode 8, Act 1:
Patch 8.00 (Modifications to Lotus and Icebox, Addition of Outlaw, Buff from Deadlock and Nerf from Killjoy)
Patch 8.01 (Reopening of Hall A on Breeze, adjustments to Skye, Iso and Raze)
Patch 8.02 (Visual adjustments linked to Viper, Return of the esport hub)
Patch 8.03 (Buff de Chamber, VCT team skins)

Episode 8 - Act 2

Starts: 5 March - Ends: TBD

The patches for Episode 8, Act 2:

To come...

Episode 8 - Act 3

Start: TBD - End: TBD

The patches for Episode 8, Act 3:

To come...