Riot Games recently revealed that Agent 19 Neon will be joining the Valorant roster in Act 4 Episode 1. The new Agent is classified as a Duelist and represents the first character added to the game from South Asia. South East. Valorant's public beta environment introduced the agent on January 7, 2022, and fans got to see the new agent from the Philippines in action.
Neon is scheduled to arrive in Valorant Episode 4 Act 1 on January 12, 2022. The new act will begin as soon as Episode 3 Act 3 ends. A new battle pass is also set to release on the same day for Act 4 Episode 1.
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Agent 19 Neon is a radiant duelist, and her electrifying abilities make her the fastest agent on the Valorant protocol roster. This agent can manipulate electricity and most of his abilities are aimed at getting ahead of the opposing team by taking control of key areas.
Neon is voiced by famous Filipina comedian Vanille Velasquez. The official agent reveal video gave fans their first look at the Valorant protocol quarters. "Entertain Me," a new track by artist Ylona Garcia was featured in the video, and the community was quick to spot its poster in Neon's bedroom.
Neon will be direct competition to Jett in terms of speed, but his impact on the pro scene is yet to be determined. While experts claim this agent has a low pick rate in professional play, it will be interesting to see how Riot Games makes the necessary changes to make Neon what Yoru failed to be.
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