Valorant patch 5.05: Riot introduces minor social and gameplay system updates


Valorant patch 5.05: Riot introduces minor social and gameplay system updates


Valorant patch 5.05 sees many social updates along with minor gameplay fixes.

Amongst the hype that is VCT Champions 2022, the engineers at Riot Games are still hard at work polishing Valorant. While it would not be the smartest decision to make significant changes to the game during Valorants biggest tournament of the year, there is still work that needs to be done.

In what is a rather short patch, Valorant patch 5.05 looks to improve many social aspects within the game’s client, as well as some minor gameplay system updates.

Valorant patch 5.05 social updates

  • Fixed an issue that allowed you to report yourself
  • Fixed an issue where some of you did not receive a notification when attempting to join a party you’ve been kicked from
  • Fixed an issue where a blank user would appear in the Social Panel when joining a party where players are in-game
  • Fixed an issue where you could not successfully report a player in Agent Select after the game has been running for 30 minutes
  • Fixed an issue where players with non-English characters in their Riot IDs could not be found via Invite by Riot ID
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Context Menu and Friend Note text fields to close when a Friend’s status updated in the Social Panel
  • Fixed an issue that caused the Party Leader’s matchmaking lobby selection to affect in-game Party Members’ status in the Social Panel

Gameplay system updates

  • Fixed a bug where binding the “Home” key to an action does not work
  • For certain languages, the tooltip values of rewarded credits in Overtime Rounds was incorrect. Updated tooltip values to reflect that you will start with 5000 credits at the start of Overtime Rounds, no matter if you win or lose the previous round.

Valorant patch 5.05 is now live for all players to patch into their game and get back in the fight!

Stay tuned to for the latest Valorant news and updates.

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Jordan Marney

Jordan “Marn” Marney is an esports journalist from across the pond. Marn specialises in telling stories about League of Legends and Call of Duty. Marn has been a passionate esports fan since 2014 and has written for publications Unikrn, Esports Network, ESTNN and The United Stand.


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