Bind is lastly returning to Valorant, nevertheless it doesn’t look the identical because it did earlier than it was taken out. A number of modifications had been made to the map that had been highlighted within the Patch Notes for six.07. Right here’s how these modifications open up a number of areas across the map that can make for higher, extra aggressive gameplay.
B Web site to A Web site Teleporter
One of many largest modifications made was to the teleporter by A Web site. As an alternative of getting an exit on the prime of the steps in A Foyer, it was moved in direction of A Bathtub. This places the teleporter exit up in opposition to the A Bathtub and A Foyer wall.
It will make exiting the teleporter a lot safer. Earlier than, taking the teleporter from B Lengthy to A Foyer was usually by no means a good selection except you knew the enemies had been all on B. There have been too many angles that enemies might take you down from, making it a big gamble apart from very particular conditions.
By placing the exit proper in opposition to the wall of A Bathtub, this cuts out one total facet that you’ll want to watch whereas leaving the teleporter. After all, any enemies by the exit can nonetheless use blinds or different issues to cease you. Nonetheless, with good timing and utility from you, this particular teleporter is now a extra viable possibility.
A part of the wrestle from Bind’s earlier days was getting via the slim doorways. This made taking a web site, both as an Attacker or a Defender seeking to retake a web site, troublesome to do with out large quantities of utility and fast, exact aiming.
Nonetheless, practically each doorway has been widened. Each doorway on A Web site, aside from these round Truck, and the entry doorway to B Web site from the Defenders facet has been widened. It will in the end make getting onto websites simpler throughout the board, in flip encouraging gunfights and competitors.
A Web site Crates
The structure of the Radianite crates on A Web site has been adjusted. As an alternative of three columns of two, there can be two columns of two and a row of two beside it. This serves a number of functions.
First, it offers the Attackers a bit extra safety when planting the Spike. Whereas the Radianite crates are nonetheless capable of be shot via, there’s a bit extra flexibility in the place you possibly can plant behind them. Enemies might want to spray a bit extra in comparison with holding the one spot that was accessible to plant in. The identical idea applies to these defusing the Spike.
Secondly, it creates a neater technique to enter and exit the positioning with a bit extra safety. This helps each groups out, which inspires fairer competitors.
A Web site can even be getting a barrel at the back of the positioning. Whereas this isn’t going to offer anybody protection, it might assist with catching enemies off guard. It additionally makes it a bit more durable for these hiding on that wall to rapidly run to security or strafe an excessive amount of.
B Web site can be getting a couple of home windows alongside B Corridor, which is able to open up for the potential for flashes or different utility coming via that wall. It will require teamwork, nevertheless it’s a brand new, rewarding technique to be sure that space doesn’t really feel too secluded.
General, these modifications don’t actually profit a selected facet of the map. It would make issues a bit extra open and encourage fights in comparison with holding an angle. Contemplating how Valorant’s meta has modified because it was launched, it makes since that a number of the older maps wanted a refresh to raised align with the state of the sport as we speak.
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