Split reworked in Valorant patch 2.01, here are the details

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Valorant has surprisingly released patch 2.01 very sooner. The patch has brought really big changes to Split. Saying a complete rework won't be wrong.

Split was that one map which had so many 50-50 check areas, anything could happen. A lot of people in the competitive scene had been complaining about the map, Split. Now, we have so many changes in Split in patch 2.01 that we can say it's a complete overhaul.

The new changes have made the map much more balanced now. Split was very defender-centric earlier. The new updates are expected to bring a lot of space for the attackers.


Split changes in Valorant patch notes 2.01

This Split update is focused around improving attacker options on the map, as well as reducing 50/50 checks, the depth of certain corners, and opening specific areas on the map by increasing chokepoint widths.

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Increased the width of the B Main doorway
  • This should make the space easier to navigate for attackers, and make it more difficult for defenders to stall Attackers in the choke point. There is a crate for attackers to utilize on the other side of the doorways as cover, which allows for utility to be thrown into the site from a new angle.
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On top of the changes to B Main, there is an additional trash pile placed in the corner to prevent defenders from hiding in too deep a nook

  • This creates a new angle into B Main when standing on the new object.
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Increased Spike plant zone boundary
  • This allows a new Spike plant location for attackers to defend from within B Main.
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New material stack for cover in B Site that allows you to isolate angles more effectively
  • This also breaks up a vertical 50/50 angle when peeking into the site from B Main.
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Reduced depth of this corner to allow pushing into defender spawn with more safety
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Removed this cubby near defender spawn to allow pushing through this area more safely
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Increased the width of the Vent Room entrance
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Added a sloped wall in the Vent Room, which removes a 50/50 check when entering Vents from Mid
  • The new sloped wall also protects you from wall penetration coming from Mid.
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Simplified the Ramen/Scuttle Crab area
  • This should make the map feel more open and allow you to push through and clear this area without having to rely as heavily on utility.
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Reduce depth of cubby in Sewer to allow pushing through this space more safely
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Increased the width of the doorway to A Tower and reduced safety of defenders in A Tower
  • This change should increase the value of controlling A Ramps.
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Adjusted angle of sloped wall
  • This allows the back corner to be cleared slightly earlier from attackers. This angle is still safe from the A Tower, however you can now successfully clear this spot by stepping out onto the Rafters without having to drop down towards site.
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Adjusted wall depth near Screens, which allows you to move out of Screens more safely without the use of utility.

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