Valorant

Everything we know about Valorant Agent 15: leaked abilities, release date

Published: 13/Feb/2021 6:30 Updated: 17/Feb/2021 23:10

by Andrew Amos

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Valorant Agent 15 is on their way in Episode 2: Act 2. A few details have been released about the new character, including what players should expect from their kit, and when they’re expected to release.

If you’re still learning the ropes with Yoru, you might be surprised when Valorant Agent 15 drops. The next character launch is penned in for Episode 2: Act 2, which is just around the corner.

Riot have revealed the first details of the new Agent, so here’s everything we know so far.

Yoru in Valorant
Riot Games
Move aside Yoru, a new Valorant Agent is on their way.

Valorant Agent 15 details: abilities, gameplay, more

Not much is known about Valorant Agent 15 yet. There’s been no leaks of their abilities or how they’ll look in game. However, we do know what playstyle they have.

Riot have confirmed Agent 15 will be the fourth Controller in Valorant’s line-up.

“We’re trying to push the boundaries when it comes to Agent abilities in Valorant, and so far, everything we’ve thrown at you has been less disruptive than we thought they’d be,” character producer John Goscicki told players in a February 12 blog post.

“Our next Controller is a cosmic shift from the play patterns you’ve grown accustomed to. This one is for all you ‘galaxy brain’ players out there that like to study everything that happens on a map.”

The hints Riot dropped have made it seem that Valorant’s next Controller will be somewhat space-themed, with potentially the ability to have a birds-eye view of the map. However, this is all speculation. More details will be revealed closer to Agent 15’s release date.

A recent Reddit post also went into depth regarding “The Bridge Between Worlds” battle pass card, which they claimed could be a hint towards the new Agent.

Considering two Riot devs responded, one of whom is directly mentioned in the conspiracy theory, as well as the fact that there’s something galaxy themed about this Agent, maybe their ideas aren’t totally unfounded.

The “Bridge Between Worlds” Card has a couple secrets. from r/VALORANT

First Valorant Agent 15 teasers appear in-game

The first Agent 15 teasers have been spotted in-game following Valorant’s 2.03 update. Brand new visual effects – currently being labelled as ’embers’ – have been found across Haven, Icebox, and Bind. There’s a good chance the other maps are also hiding away some secrets too.

These unique hints appear similar to in-game flashes but also carry a smoke effect at the center. Perhaps indicating that the next Agent will have both blinding and smoke-based abilities.

Valorant Agent 15 release date

As we mentioned at the top, the next Agent is getting released in Valorant Episode 2: Act 2. The current date locked in for the update is March 2, 2021, although this could change.

You can expect Agent 15 to launch on that date, or a few days after. We will keep you posted as more information becomes available.

FIFA

Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos FIFA 21 Flashback SBC: How to complete

Published: 23/Feb/2021 19:01

by Bill Cooney

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A new Flashback SBC is now live in FIFA 21, with Real Madrid’s Toni Kroos getting a boosted card. Here’s what you need to know. 

Flashbacks are always a fun addition to Ultimate Team, as they let you grab powerful throwback cards for players that take them back to a special moment or a prime time during their career.

This latest standalone SBC celebrates Kroos’s prolific 2017-2018 LaLiga season playing for Real Madrid with a very nice 93 OVR card that could definitely beef up your midfield lineup.

Toni Kroos in FIFA 21
EA Sports
Kroos (center) is one of the best midfielders in FIFA 21 already, and this card just makes him better.

Toni Kroos Flashback SBC requirements & price

There are three total squads all with their own sets of requirements to knock out in order to complete this SBC, and on top of unlocking Kroos’s powered-up card at the end, you’ll also get a pack reward for each set of challenges.

To grab the German midfielder for yourself you’ll need to build one Bundesliga-themed squad, one La Liga-themed one, and finally, a Top Form challenge to wrap it all up.

The catch is that all three require fairly high ratings: 83 for Bundesliga, 84 for LaLiga, and 85 for Top Form, which just might be where the high price tag is coming from.

Bundesliga

  • Number of players from Bundesliga: Min 1
  • IF Players: Min 1
  • Squad Rating: Min 83
  • Team Chemistry: Min 80
  • Number of players in the Squad: 11
  • Reward: 1 Prime Mixed Players Pack

La Liga

  • Number of players from LaLiga Santander: Min 1
  • IF Players: Min 1
  • Squad Rating: Min 84
  • Team Chemistry: Min 75
  • Number of players in the Squad: 11
  • Reward: 1 Prime Electrum Players Pack

Top Form

  • IF Players: Min 1
  • Squad Rating: Min 85
  • Team Chemistry: Min 70
  • Number of players in the Squad: 11
  • Reward: 1 Premium Gold Players Pack

Toni Kroos Flashback SBC cost & cheap solutions

Altogether, this SBC should run you around 332,000 to 370,000 FUT Coins to get it all done. Be sure to check back soon as we’ll be posting the cheapest solutions, that don’t require any loyalty or position change cards, right here as they become available.


If you want to make Kroos’s powerful new card your own, you have three weeks (21 days) until March 16 to get everything all wrapped up.

Additionally, if you do pick him up, be sure to let us know how the veteran midfielder gets on in-game by tweeting us over on Twitter – UltimateTeamUK.