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    Valorant Update 3.08 Patch Notes (Valorant 3.08) – Oct 19, 2021

    A new Valorant update 3.08 (Oct 19, 2021) is now available to download on PC. According to the official Valorant patch notes, the latest update added a number of fixes and changes. Apart from this, the latest Valorant patch 3.08 also includes stability fixes.

    Previously, a big update added various balancing, map changes, and bug fixes. Unfortunately, many players are still experiencing a number of issues when trying to play the game online.

    Today’s Valorant version 3.08 will fix a few of these issues.

    What is new in Valorant patch 3.08 notes? – October 19, 2021

    SOCIAL UPDATES

    Persistent Report Feedback

    • Your reports matter, and we want you to know that! You will now be notified if we took action on one of your reports, whether you are offline or not.
    • If your client is up and running, you’ll receive a notification. If you’re offline at the time of action, fret not! You’ll receive your notification upon your return.
      • Thanks for making VALORANT a safer place through your reports. Keep them coming!

    PROGRESSION UPDATES

    Level Border Customization

    • You will be able to equip any Account Level Border that has been unlocked
      • A tab has been added to Playercard selection.

    Hide Account Level

    • It’s now possible to hide your Account Level when in a match with others who are not your friends
      • To enable, uncheck the box located in the Level Border tab.

    STORE UPDATES

    Equippable Skin Levels

    • You should be able to equip any skin level except on variants, which will always default to the max skin level.

    PERFORMANCE UPDATES

    • Reduced instances where UI is invalidated
      • Basically, lowered the amount of times the UI needed to update itself, thus saving performance costs.
    • Optimized Viper’s Poison Cloud 1P HUD
    • Optimized Viper’s Pit 1P HUD
    • Optimized weapon and ability clipping plane calculations
      • You got us, this actually went out with Patch 3.07.

    ESPORTS FEATURES

    • Coaches now have the ability to swap to players with keybinds
      • Keybinds are 1-5 from left to right across the top HUD.
    • Coaches will now see a visual Picture-in-Picture (PIP) on the top player HUD to indicate who they are spectating
    • Coaches now inherit the setting to see player keybindings on the minimap, similar to Observers

    BUGS

    AGENTS

    • The valves on Viper’s gloves now appear on the correct side of her hands in Left Hand Mode

    WEAPONS

    • Weapon skins should now appear correctly in-game
      • You may have occasionally seen some funkiness with Skins over the past few weeks. This was occurring, rarely, when playing on a slower connection due to an extended loading period.

    MAPS

    • Attackers at A Lobby in Split could previously hear gunshots from the A Ramps during the buy phase—this was unintended and is now fixed
    • Viper’s Ultimate will no longer spawn incorrectly when placed on top of the shipping crates on B site located on Icebox

    GENERAL

    • You may have noticed if you shot certain walls repeatedly a blinding orb would appear—this was caused by bloom stacking infinitely and should now be fixed
    • Observers can now correctly see player outlines through barriers

    PERFORMANCE

    • Fixed hitch that could occur when Barrier Orb breaks
    • Fixed hitches for certain input prompts

    GAME SYSTEM

    • Fixed a bug where using Ping (Z) while defusing caused you to stop defusing

    MISC.

    • The giant bug under your bed.

    Download free Valorant update 3.08 on PC.

    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson mainly writes about game-related news and updates. He is a passionate gamer, music lover, and traveler.
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