Next Valorant map teased as Riot shares multiple eye-catching images ahead of release

Published: 2023-01-02T23:40:18

Updated: 2023-01-03T00:56:27

Riot Games teased the upcoming release of a brand new Valorant map with several unique images leading up to its debut.

It’s been a cool minute since players received a new map for Valorant. But there is good news. devs teased the release of a brand new map with a post on January 1st to kick off the new year. This means a new phase to learn and strategize, providing players with a plethora of content to study.

The map was previously teased to have a new mechanic. Riot Games developer Joe Lansford stated, “It’s getting a new mechanic. Um, yeah, it’s not that crazy. They are not teleporters. But a new mechanic is coming. It will be similar to another card in the pool. That’s all [I can say].” Nothing has been added since then, until these new teasers hit the web.

Article continues after ad

The first of these startling revelations came on January 1 when Riot shared a breathtaking nighttime image. While there’s little going on, we can assume the new location is set amongst the backdrop of vibrant skyscrapers.

A second teaser followed just 24 hours later, with Riot providing another glimpse of the map. This time from an indoor location as Omen is hard at work maintaining a plant.

At the time of writing the article, there is no gameplay trailer or official reveal. But according to a Twitter post from a reputable Valorant leaks account, we were able to see a real reveal trailer on Thursday, January 5. Then, during the first weekend of 2023, the same source stated that gameplay will be revealed. As for the card’s release date, the Valorant Leaks account stated that it will debut on Tuesday, January 10

Article continues after ad

We’ll be sure to hear directly from Riot in the coming days, so check back soon as more details emerge.

Leave a Comment