That essentially translates to players being able to earn characters and battle pass tiers via extended play, or unlocking them using real money instead. At a basic level, that’s the same as Apex Legends and many other games that feature both unlockable characters and battle passes.
In addition, Valorant’s battle pass features both free and “premium” tiers, with a promise that there will be no ability to pay for gameplay or power advantages.
Riot Games FPS – Valorant
Of the agents coming at launch, eight have been revealed: Brimstone, Jett, Phoenix, Sage, Sova, Cypher, Viper, and Omen. Footage of these Agents is gradually rolling out, starting with this video of British Agent, Phoenix.
For more, check out our Valorant hands-on preview, where we said it’s “best described as a combination of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and hero shooters like Apex Legends or Overwatch”. The game releases this summer.