Next week the final Act of Valorant’s Episode 2 of content will draw to a close and with it bring an all-new Episode to look forward to. To mark the occasion there’s going to be a major update along with it, and the most notable addition we’re expecting is the launch of a new Agent. Today, that new Agent, codenamed Grenadier, was teased during the first day of Summer Games Fest.
In what comes as a bit of a surprise, it seems as though Grenadier is likely some sort of android rather than the human characters that comprise the game’s current roster so far. As you’ll see in the teaser trailer we’ve embedded below, it looks almost certainly as though he’s a robot of some kind.
— Killjoy (@PlayVALORANT) June 10, 2021
If you’re interested in learning more about Grenadier, Twinfinite has a dedicated article that recaps everything we know about the new Agent so far. We’ve just updated it with yet more data-mined information that once again points to Grenadier having the ability to suppress other Agent’s abilities.
Valorant Episode 3 is due to launch on June 22, 2021, which is a day after the current battle pass expires