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Valorant Episode 3: Start date, live stream, battle pass, and more

A new Episode is almost upon us, here's everything you need to know to prepare for it.
Valorant Episode 3: Start date, live stream, battle pass, and more

Update: All the information is now out about the content being released alongisde Episode 3 Act 1 including the new Agent KAY/O, the battle pass, and a brand new Karma Give Back skin bundle.

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Riot Games is celebrating Valorant's first year with a ton of amazing content coming to the tactical shooter, but as we think further down the line, a brand-new Episode is on the horizon.

Episode 3 will bring the classic rank reset, balance changes, and of course, a new Agent to expand the already wide pool of characters in Valorant's universe.

There's a lot of stuff to dig into so let's get right into it.

Valorant Episode 3 - Start time 

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As it stands, Valorant Episode 3 which will kick off Year 2 of the game according to Riot, is set to start on 22nd June with the ending of Episode 2 Act III, meaning you still have a couple of weeks to finish the Battlepass and earn all the rewards.

Valorant Episode 3 - Where to watch live stream

As this a special occasion, signifying the start of a new year in Valorant, Riot Games announced a special stream that will feature members of the Competitive, Agents, and Premium Content teams.

This means that we'll most likely take a look at the upcoming Agent, plenty of balance changes, and of course, incredible-looking skins players can get their hands on when Episode 3 rolls around.

The stream will go live on 22nd June at 10am PT (6:00pm BST). You can watch it on the Valorant Twitch channel.

Valorant Episode 3 - Battlepass

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(Picture: Riot Games)

One of the most anticipated things about a new Act or Episode is the accompanying Battlepass, which features multiple tiers of free and premium rewards for players to collect.

While specifics for Episode 3's battlepass are being kept under wraps, we will keep you updated as soon as any information drops.


Stay tuned to our dedicated section for more on all things Valorant.