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Valorant Patch 5.03 Release Date, Time, Leaks, More

Riot Games delayed Valorant patch 5.03, and here's its new release date along with the details about various updates coming with it.
Valorant Patch 5.03 Release Date, Time, Leaks, More
Valorant patch 5.03 was supposed to release in July, but it was postponed by Riot Games so that their engineers could get sufficient time to upgrade the game engine. In addition, they announced the new release date of the update, and you will find all the details below.

Valorant PBE also tested various changes and balance changes that might arrive in the 5.03 update, and this includes Chamber nerfs, various UI changes, and more. Here's everything we know about Valorant patch 5.03.

Valorant Patch 5.03 Release Date and Time

Riot has upgraded to Unreal Engine 4.26 for Valorant patch 5.03.
Riot has upgraded to Unreal Engine 4.26 for Valorant patch 5.03. (Picture: Riot Games)

Valorant patch 5.03 will release on August 9 at 2 PM BST; however, this time could be different based on your region. 

Valorant Patch 5.03 Leaks

Chamber will be nerfed in Valorant patch 5.03.
Chamber will be nerfed in Valorant patch 5.03. (Picture: Riot Games)

The upcoming update was recently released in Valorant PBE, and according to the patch notes, we can expect the following Chamber nerfs to take place:

Rendezvous (E)

  • Base Cooldown increased 20s >>> 30s

  • Recall Cooldown increased 20s >>> 30s

  • Cooldown set to 45s whenever a Rendezvous anchor is destroyed

  • Radius Size decreased 21m >>> 15m

Trademark (C)

  • Slow Duration decreased 9.5 >>> 6s

Tour De Force (X)

  • Ultimate Points Required increased 7 >>> 8

  • Slow Duration decreased 9.5 >>> 6s

Headhunter (Q)

  • Bullet Cost increased 100 >>> 150

In addition to this, a breakup of regional damage might get added to all the abilities:

Neon

  • Damage per shot reduced 22 >>> 18

  • Killzone increased 15m >>> 20m

  • Leg shot multiplier reduced 1.0 >>> 0.85

  • Headshot multiplier increased 1 >>> 3

Chamber

  • Tour De Force (X) leg shot multiplier reduced 1.0 >>> 0.85

Jett

  • Bladestorm (X) leg shot multiplier reduced 1.0 >>> 0.85

Apart from this, we can expect various UI changes, including the agents' section in the game that has been leaked by ValorLeaks.

Last but not least, a new skinline will also be making its way into the store, and this time as per the leaks by valorantleaksEN, it is going to be the second version of the most popular Reaver bundle.

If you want the complete details of changes and updates in Valorant 5.03 PBE, you can check its patch notes on the official Valorant PBE subreddit.

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