When Does Valorant Act 3 Start?

With recent announcements of a new map coming soon, players are wondering when does Valorant Act 3 start?
With recent announcements of a new map coming soon, players are wondering when does Valorant Act 3 start? | Photo by Riot Games

With recent announcements of a new map coming soon, players are wondering when does Valorant Act 3 start?

The final act in Episode 1, Valorant Act 3 officially begins on Oct. 13. With Act 2 set to close at 7:30 a.m. ET on Oct. 13, expect a couple of hours of server downtime before Act 3 is initiated. Be sure to claim all desired battle pass unlocks prior to the conclusion of Act 2, as they will permanently close following the acts conclusion.

When Does Valorant Act 3 Start?

With the upcoming debut of Act 3 drawing near, Riot Games has recently announced several competitive changes soon to take place with the new act. Notable changes include reduced rank queue ranges as well as the ability to select desired game servers.

With connectivity issues being commonplace for some players, many are hopeful that the ability to hand select servers will fix their connection problems. With the launch of Act 3 comes the debut of a new map, Icebox. For those with an active Prime Gaming subscription, be sure to claim your Netter Treter Gun Buddy prior to Oct. 19.