When Will Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 End?

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When Will Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 End?

Are you excited for the next season?

Aditya Singh Rawat
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The ongoing Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 will conclude in less than a week along with which the battle pass will also come to an end.
Act 1 offered a lot to the community including a new weapon called Outlaw, VCT Team Bundles, and the return of Icebox.
Read on to find out when Episode 8 Act 2 will replace Episode 8 Act 1.

The ongoing Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 was released on 9th January 2024 which makes it the first major update for the game this year.

Act 1 of Episode 8 introduced plenty of exciting things for the players to enjoy like a new sniper rifle called Outlaw, plenty of beautifully crafted bundles, the highly-anticipated Valorant Champions Tour (VCT) Team Capsules, a new seven-map pool with Icebox making a return, a couple of agent tweaks, and the start of the 2024 competitive season.

However, all good things must come to an end. This is the last week of Episode 8 Act 1, which means those who have not completed their battle pass need to hurry or they might lose out on the stunning melee weapon!


Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 End Date

Episode 8 Act 1 is about to complete two months since its release and the excitement has started to build up for the upcoming Episode 8 Act 2 which is scheduled to come out in less than a week.

This also means that the current battle pass is about to expire, paving the way for another one to replace it, stacked with new skins, items, and radianite points.

Though no leaks have been made so far about the next battle pass and we have limited information to offer on that front, at least we know when the current season will be concluding.


The ongoing Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 which started on 9th January 2024, Tuesday is expected to conclude on 5th March 2024, Tuesday, running for a total duration of 56 days.

  • Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 - Start Date: 9th Jan 2024, Tues

  • Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 - End Date: 5th Mar 2024, Tues

  • Valorant Episode 8 Act 1 - Duration: 56 Days


Following its conclusion, Episode 8 Act 2 will be immediately released, bringing along a fresh new battle pass for community members to enjoy.

  • Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 - Start Date: 5th Mar 2024, Tues

  • Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 - Start Time: 14:00 PT, 17:00 ET, 23:00 CEST, 2:30 IST (6th Mar, Wed).


A few things that players are keenly looking forward to with the introduction of Episode 8 Act 2 are as follows,

  • A new Controller Agent called SmokeDancer will be joining the existing cohort. Not much is known about this character at this point but a Player Card available in Episode 8 Act 1 has stirred quite the excitement across the community.

  • Recent leaks suggest that SmokeDancer will be introduced to everyone at the Grand Final of the upcoming VCT 2024 Masters Madrid, scheduled to take place on 24th March 2024, Sunday.

Valorant Episode 8 Act 1: New Agent SmokeDancer Player Card
  • Valorant will also be introducing a slew of changes to Premier Stage E8A2 to enhance the user experience including rematch protection, playoff results, no more enrollments, immediate division placement, and zone flexibility.

Apart from this, players can expect the usual stuff like a new battle pass, couple of bundles, celebratory events, and much more. No official announcements have been made by Riot Games or Valorant, but they will be done shortly unless anything gets delayed.


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Aditya is the in-house CS:GO writer at AFK Gaming. While his understanding of the esports space is not restricted by geographical borders, his current focus lies in the Asian region. Understands and follows almost all major esport titles.

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