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Riot Games and VALORANT today revealed the OUTLAW, a brand new weapon releasing with Episode 8 Act I. The first new weapon being added to the arsenal since launch, the OUTLAW is a high impact, double-barreled sniper rifle built for do or die playmaking. To commemorate its release, players can start their OUTLAW journey with the THROWBACK PACK: OUTLAW bundle that celebrates a throwback to 2020 with some of our very first skinlines, Prism//Reloaded and Ego, as well as 3 accessories.

Episode 8 Act I also introduces the Kuronami Skinline and an all new Battle Pass. A line of weaponry designed for stealth and agility, players will embody the essence of being a ninja in VALORANT. The Battle Pass will feature items such as the Fiber Optic Ghost, Tactiplay Phantom and Sunny Side Gun Buddy.

VALORANT Episode 8 Act I begins January 9, 2024.


VALORANT is a competitive 5v5 character-based tactical shooter developed by Riot Games. VALORANT is a precise and lethal multiplayer game with high-fidelity gunplay, a diverse arsenal of guns, agents with unique abilities, and competitively tuned maps for thousands of hours of play. 


VALORANT is a free-to-play game and optimized to perform on a wide variety of PC hardware, allowing for a global audience to compete. Demonstrated by the game’s best-in-class game server quality, global infrastructure, and proprietary anti-cheat technology, Riot Games is committed to preserving the core tenets of the tactical shooter genre and upholding the competitive integrity of the gameplay experience.