Valorant servers to go offline for maintenance as Gekko, Episode 6 Act 2 set to be introduced

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Valorant recently announced Gekko, the newest addition to Valorant’s agent pool. Gekko belongs to the Initiator class who depicts special skills which allow the agent to plant//defuse the spike using his wingman, jumping off walls and further detecting enemies. The Agent’s pet aids him in gathering vital information during a round, giving his squad a leg up on the opposition.

Episode 6 Act 2 hits the live servers on March 7 or 8, depending on your location, which finally allows you to don Gekko in your competitive matches. 

The developers plan to bring the servers down for a couple of hours in order to perform maintenance and patch in the new update because they anticipate that the Act 2 update will be a rather significant one.

According to the official Server Status Page, here are the times when the shooter’s client will be unavailable across all regions: As previously mentioned, the Valorant servers will be taken down for some time today.

  • Asia Pacific: Server maintenance scheduled on 03/07/2023 at 2:00 pm PST
  • Brazil: Server maintenance scheduled on 03/07/2023 at 6:00 am PST
  • Europe: Server maintenance scheduled on  03/07/2023 at 8:00 pm PST
  • Korea: Server maintenance scheduled on  2:00 pm PST
  • Latin America: Server maintenance scheduled on  03/07/2023 at 6:00 am PST
  • North America: Server maintenance scheduled on 03/07/2023 at 6:00 am PST

Gekko is set to hit the live server as a part of the Season 6 Act 2 update which is scheduled to release on March 7, 2023. However, owing to time zone differences, the date may move to March 8 in some areas. The official game servers in India (Mumbai) will be shutting down for maintenance at 03:30 IST on March 8. For the duration of this maintenance window, access to the game will be temporarily unavailable.

The pass adds three new skin lines to the game, and they are called Signature, Tilde, and Topotek. These skins alone make it worthwhile to work through the various tiers to unlock the various cosmetic and gameplay rewards. It’s expected that the size of today’s 6.04 patch for Valorant will be between 2-4 GB.


Q. Who is Gekko in Valorant? 

A. Gekko is the newest addition to the Valorant Agent roster, and we’ve already seen brief teaser videos and images that hint at their role and reveal their unique Abilities ahead of their official reveal.

Q: Will there be a new Battle Pass for Episode 6 Act 2?

A: Yes, there will be a new Battle Pass for Episode 6 Act 2. The Battle Pass will likely include new skins, sprays, player cards, and other cosmetic items that players can earn by completing challenges and playing the game.

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