Valorant update 6.04 patch notes: Gekko, performance updates and more

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❘ Published: 2023-03-07T14:00:00

❘ Updated: 2023-03-07T12:26:59

Valorant patch 6.04 has arrived with a brand new act update featuring the new agent Gekko. There are also a few other updates and fixes in the patch for Riot’s tactical shooter and here’s everything you need to know.

Valorant Episode 6 Act 2 is now live on the servers with the release of update 6.04 and there are many new additions for you to enjoy. In addition to the obvious Battle Pass and the usual changes that come with each new Act, Riot has also released a brand new Initiator, Gekko.

You should also note that none of the other agents were affected by this update. However, there are some other changes that will impact your gaming experience. However, let’s dive in and see all the changes and additions to the game with update 6.04.

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Riot GamesGekko arrives in Valorant with update 6.04. Valorant Update 6.04: Introducing Gekko and performance updates

Gekko is undoubtedly the biggest attraction of update 6.04 in Valorant. He is the sixth initiator in the game and also the third agent to hail from the United States. Don’t forget to visit our hub for Gekko to learn all about Valorant’s newest agent.

Since no other agents were affected by this update, the patch focuses solely on in-game performance and bug fixes. The changes in update 6.04 mainly focus on reducing input latency by updating thread synchronization.

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Here are the full patch notes for update 6.04 as per Riot Games’ official release.

Agent Updates

Gekko goes live!

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Get to know his skills in our Gekko hub. Performance updates Updated thread synchronization to reduce input latency. Input latency has been improved by ~1 frame for gamers who meet all of the following criteria: They have NVIDIA Reflex/AMD Anti-Lag unavailable/enabled. You have enabled multithreaded rendering. You are using VSYNC. Bug Fixes Agents Fixed bug where Sage’s Barrier Orb, if damaged during fortification, would buff to full health instead of going to max health minus damage dealt during fortification. Gameplay Systems Fixed a bug where abilities pushed from the lotus doors into other players, like the Sova Drone, could keep pushing players even after the door stopped or players left the door area. Performance Fixed issue where game mode related UI would load hung on game launch.

So there you have it – that’s all that’s in the Valorant update 6.04 patch notes. For more information on the game, check out some of our other Valorant content:

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