The dev team decided to slow down the release of maps and Agents as they looked to give Valorant breathing time to develop a meta with each balance patch. Now that Neon's release is over four months old, fans have been clamouring for a new Agent to spice the experience up.
Previous leaks nicknamed the Agent "Bounty Hunter" as datamining showcased Fade's abilities, albeit with no gameplay for fans to take a look at.
New Valorant Agent Fade to be showcased at Masters
Via social media, Riot Games confirmed that after much anticipation, Fade gameplay will be shown during the Valorant Masters Reykjavík finals.
Fade is the last person you want to find in the dark. But you’ll want to see where this trail leads.— VALORANT (@PlayVALORANT) April 18, 2022
Tune in for the Masters Reykjavík Grand Final on Apr. 24 for the first look at Fade gameplay and cinematic debut. https://t.co/tjWD4P1e7Gpic.twitter.com/hFVrUZlvFt
The developers had been teasing Fade's arrival with multiple ominous gifs of Valorant Agents shrouded by some kind of negative energy, alluding to Fade's leaked abilities that will see her become a nuisance for enemies by applying constant debuffs.
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The Valorant Masters finals are scheduled to be played on 24th April. As mentioned, the showcase will include gameplay as well as a developer interview. No news around a proper release date is confirmed but expect information about it during the stream.
Where to watch new Valorant Agent reveal?
There are plenty of ways you can tune in to the Valorant Masters stream to not only catch an amazing series between the world's best Valorant squads but also to see the official gameplay reveal of Fade.
These are all the official streams you'll be able to watch on 24th April.
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