As part of the festivities of first year of VALORANT, you can enjoy various limited-time events that give you unique bonuses and rewards. You will also get bonus XP playing with friends with the Equipment Upgrade feature and there will be a new system for leveling up your account in Episode 3.
You can queue up with your friends from June 22 to July 26 to enjoy a Gear Upgrade, which grants extra XP based on your party size. If your group has two members, you will have a reward of 8% more XP; a team of three will be rewarded with 12% more XP. Groups of four will receive an additional 16% XP and if there are five they will have an XP increase of 20%.
The Equipment Upgrade applies to all game modes in VALORANTexcept for custom games, and it’s a great way to earn extra XP while having fun with your friends. Just remember to take advantage of the XP boost while it’s available.
You can also level the score, which gives you a new way to “recognize and reward yourself for the time you spend playing.” VALORANT«. Riot Games didn’t elaborate on account leveling and how it will work, but players will likely be able to level up their accounts by playing matches.
More information on account leveling will be available during the Episode 3 live stream on June 21, which will feature a panel of developers from the competitive sectors, agents, and premium content from VALORANT.
Team Upgrade will be available from June 22 to July 26. Account leveling will be available in Episode 3.