The new Valorant chapter with Episode 5 Act 1 begins on June 22, 2022 and that means a new patch is coming. Here's a run down of when and what to expect for Valorant Patch 5.0.
Valorant Patch 5.0 Release Date
The Valorant Patch 5.0 will be released on June 22 to introduce Episode 5 Act 1. Players are expected to see a new battle pass, a new bundle, and a new map for unrated. Riot Games released the patch notes for Patch 5.0 so players know what to expect.
What to Expect in Patch 5.0
Along with the new battle pass, bundle, and map, the new patch will also update the map pool and Split will be removed from unrated and competitive play. The new rank Ascendant will also be added to the ranking system. The patch will also include minor bug fixes.
The new map Pearl will be released for competitive play in Patch 5.01, until then, competitive will be a six-map pool.