When does Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 start? Release date and when Act 1 ends

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Riot Games is set to introduce Valorant EP8 AC2. Not much is known about the upcoming chapter as of writing, but fans should be excited. Not just because it’s a new chapter, but because leaks suggest we will get a new playable agent. Some are asking when does Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 start, and here is the release date along with when Act 1 ends.

Before the new chapter comes out, make sure you get the new Light Em’ Up spray from Amazon Prime Gaming. There’s still a while to claim it as it doesn’t expire until March 5th, but you can get it right now by linking your Riot Games account provided you are a Prime subscriber.

While the Light Em’ Up spray doesn’t expire until towards the end of March, you only have a few more days remaining to unlock everything part of the current EP8 AC1 battle pass. The release date for Episode 8 Act 2 is right around the corner, and fans should be excited.

Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 release date

The release date for Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 is March 5th. This is confirmed by the current in-game countdown timer. It’s always possible a last-minute delay could occur, but nothing has been suggested as of writing.

Again, we don’t know much about the upcoming chapter, but one of the most exciting prospects is leaks pointing to the debut of the mysterious Agent 25. This hasn’t been confirmed by Riot Games, but voice messages from Cypher and Fade have teased the arrival of someone from Edinburgh, Scotland.

When does Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 start?

Valorant Episode 8 Act 2 will start on March 5th or March 6th depending on your region. Riot Games server status website hasn’t confirmed maintenance hours for EP8 AC2 yet, but they should be revealed next week before the game goes offline.

While the arrival of a new Agent is a leak from an often reliable source, what’s officially confirmed by Riot Games is changes to Premier mode. These changes are designed to make the mode better and more accessible to everyone. And fans seem to be happy with the intended changes dubbing them a huge ‘W’.

When does Episode 8 Act 1 end?

The official VALORANT Twitter account confirms Episode 8 Act 1 will end on March 4th. This is how long you have until to unlock everything part of the current battle pass. This includes weapons, player cards, buddies, and stickers.

For more Valorant, check out our 18 tips on how to get better at the game along with our guide for how to appear offline if you don’t want certain friends knowing you’re playing. We also have guides for how to chat with the team, all, and private, along with how to add friends.