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Valorant update 5.04 (August 23) patch notes: Episode 5 Act 2 goes live, Competitive reset, Champions Event Pass, and more

Valorant patch 5.04 will be dropping in a few hours, bringing with it Episode 5 Act 2 and a considerable number of updates and in-game collectibles.

While a new Agent is not on the cards this time around, the update will introduce a new battlepass, the 2022 Champions bundle, custom crosshair features, Champions Event Pass, and much more.

There will be no new Agent or Map Changes with Act 2. Act 2 will launch with a New Battlepass, Champions Event Pass, Champions Bundle, and the new Crosshair Copy/Settings Features. | #VALORANT

Since the patch is going to be significantly large, the Valorant servers will be temporarily taken down at the following regional timings:

  • Asia Pacific: Servers will be going down for maintenance on 23/09/2022 at 14:00 PDT
  • Brazil: Servers will be going down for maintenance on 23/09/20222 at 06:00 PDT
  • Europe: Servers will be going down for maintenance on 23/09/2022 at 20:00 PDT
  • Korea: Servers will be going down for maintenance on 23/09/2022 at 14:00 PDT
  • Latin America: Servers will be going down for maintenance on 23/09/2022 at 06:00 PDT
  • North America: Servers will be going down for maintenance on 23/09/2022 at 06:00 PDT

For a brief overview, here are all the major highlights.


Valorant update 5.04 official patch notes

Champions 2022 Twitch Drops | #VALORANT Watch Champions on the respective dates to earn the drop.Fire Title : Aug 31 – Sept 13Champions Curse Spray : Sept 16-17VCT Champions Hero Card : Watch Finals on Sept 18 https://t.co/2ZVPVfCFp4

1) New Battlepass

  • The Episode 5 Act 2 battlepass will go live.

2) Rank reset

  • The Competitive queue standings will be reset with the new Act.

3) Champions Event Pass

  • A new Event Pass with exclusive rewards will go live to celebrate VCT Champion 2022.

4) Champions Bundle

  • New limited edition skin line, sprays, emotes, player cards, and more

5) Game System

  • Riot has added a few quality-of-life improvements to crosshairs.

Added the ability to select a custom crosshair color:

  • Go to Settings >> Crosshair >> Primary, Aim Down Sights, or Sniper Scope
  • On the drop-down menu for color, select Custom and input the Hex Code (6-digit RGB) value of the desired color
  • If a non-Hex code is entered, the crosshair will revert to the previous color.

Added the ability to tune horizontal and vertical crosshair lines independently.

  • Go to Settings >> Crosshair >> Primary or Aim Down Sights >> Inner/Outer Length
  • Disabling the middle “chain” icon enables independent tuning.
  • The left slider is for the horizontal line, and the right slider is for the vertical line.

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Added the ability to copy spectating player’s crosshair settings

  • When spectating another player, type “/crosshair copy” or “/cc” to import the crosshair of the player you are spectating and save it as a new crosshair profile
  • Increased the number of crosshair profiles available from 10 to 15

6) Bugs

  • Fixed a bug where Yoru’s Gatecrash would sometimes leave floor markers in incorrect locations

Valorant fans looking for a detailed description of the patch can find the complete patch notes on Riot’s official website.




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