VALORANT Patch 5.04: Full Notes and Updates

With VALORANTEpisode Five, Act Two, releasing today, will also add the latest patch 5.04, which will bring new improvements to the game as well as shiny new content that players will be able to take full advantage of in the future.

Patch 5.04 is primarily focused on player crosshair settings. Players around the world can now enjoy more crosshair features to improve their game and skills. This includes the option to set a custom crosshair color for more options, as well as independently adjusting the horizontal or vertical crosshair lines. The number of crosshair profiles is also being expanded to 15 from the original 10, adding new crosshair options for players to explore.

Spectators can also be cheered by the inclusion of the ability to copy the crosshair settings of the player they are watching.

Related: How to copy someone else’s crosshair in VALORANT

As for the battle pass, it will focus on “myths and legends”. Riot Games producer Laura Baltzer describes the battle pass as inspired by “different cultures and histories.” Some of the new weapon skins players can get by grinding the premium version (still priced at 1,000 VP or $9.99) of the battle pass include the Sunstone line of skins, which are inspired by the art and the Aztec mythology.

A new free event pass will also be available to players, which is dedicated to celebrating Champions 2022. Of course, the usual competitive reset will also take place.

Here are the full notes for VALORANT Patch 5.04.

VALORANT Patch 5.04

Game system

Some quality of life improvements to crosshairs will be implemented once the patch is live.

  • Added the ability to select a custom crosshair color.
    • Go to Settings >> Crosshair >> Main, Aim Down Sight or Sniper Scope
    • In the color dropdown menu, select Custom and enter the hexadecimal code value (6-digit RGB) of the desired color
    • If a non-hexadecimal code is entered, the crosshair will return to the previous color.
  • Added the ability to independently adjust horizontal and vertical crosshairs.
    • Go to Settings >> Aim Point >> Main Sights or Aim Down >> Inside/Outside Length
      • Turning off the middle “chain” icon allows independent tuning.
      • The left slider is for the horizontal line and the right slider is for the vertical line.
  • Added the ability to copy the spectating player’s crosshair settings.
    • When observing another player, type “/crosshair copy” or “/cc” to import the crosshair of the player you are observing and save it as a new crosshair profile.
  • Increased the number of cross-shaped profiles available from 10 to 15


  • Fixed a bug where Yoru’s Gatecrash would sometimes leave floor markers in the wrong locations

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