Valorant patch 4.08 notes: Fade release, Agent balancing & more

cover art for Valorant patch 4.08Riot Games

Valorant Patch 4.08 is here with the release of Episode 4 Act 3, and it’s accompanied by a variety of new additions as well as balancing changes for multiple Agents. here’s the full patch notes for the latest update for Riot’s tactical shooter.

The final Act of Episode 4 is now live in Valorant and apart from a new battle pass and individual skin lines, the update has also introduced Fade, the latest Agent to join the in-game ranks.

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Apart from all the new inclusions, the patch notes have revealed that Jett, Sova, and Neon are receiving notable changes in patch 4.08. Needless to say, these changes could have a massive impact on the performance of these Agents in Valorant.

Having said that, let’s dive in and check out all the new changes in Valorant patch 4.08.

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patch highlights for Valorant update 5.08Riot Games
These are the patch highlights for update 4.08 in Valorant.

Valorant patch 4.08 notes

The full patch notes for Valorant’s 4.08 update can be found below.

Patch notes obtained via Riot Games.

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Agent Updates


You can check out everything about Fade from our guide for the Turkish Initiator in Valorant.





High Gear

Fast Lane


Owl Drone

Shock Dart


Competitive Updates

5-Stack Queues

Bug Fixes

Yoru holding out pistol in ValorantRiot Games
Riot addresses various bugs for Yoru after the Agent’s rework in Episode 4.



  • Fixed a bug in the Shooting Range where bots would respawn unarmed

So there you have it, that’s all you need to know about the Valorant Patch 4.08 Notes. Make sure to check out our other guides for Valorant:

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