Valorant’s patch 2.09 just released with some important balance changes, bug fixes, and a brand new game mode. The new Replication mode is the highlight of the patch with players getting a brand new casual mode with entire teams locked into the same agent. Viper got some major changes that will affect her spot in the current meta. Riot Games revealed that with VCT Masters Stage 2 on the horizon, the developers did not want to make too many major balance changes ahead of the event. The game’s latest map also got some tweaks in Valorant’s patch 2.09. Here are the full notes and details for Valorant patch 2.09.
The new Replication mode just released and it will be available for two weeks for all players. Fans can try out the game mode until May 25th after which Escalation will make a comeback. The new game mode locks one agent for an entire team which allows players to create fun little strategies in a best-of-nine format.
Viper got a slight nerf and some tweaks in the latest patch. In the previous patch, we saw her Instant Decay deal 50 damage but it was too much according to the devs and they are dialing it back a little.