From time to time, the developers of VALORANT surprise us with several new aspects for their great arsenal of weapons, which have become one of the most anticipated novelties with the release of each patch.
But just as there are examples of collections that became one of the most sought-after Riot Games shooter, we also have many other examples that were highly criticized both for their design and for their excessive cost in the in-game store.
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New melee skin can reveal your location
One of these cases is in turn one of the most recent, because with the arrival of Episode 6 Act 2 of this title, VALORANT launched a new installment of skins with the Oni theme, based on demons and ancient creatures of Japanese culture.
Among these, we can find various aspects for the Frenzy, Bulldog, Ares and Vandal, weapons that are usually very popular among players due to their effectiveness in combat. However, the one that got the most attention was the one presented for the melee weapon, which resembles a katana with traditional ornamentation.
To have this new look in your collection, you will have to pay a high price
This skin, known in-game as “Kunitsuna Onimaru” received a great deal of criticism for various reasons. The main one was its high cost since it was released with a price of 5,350 VALORANT Points or US$56, which places it as the third most expensive skin in the entire game, only surpassed by those released during the VCT events.
Although the design of this weapon can justify its price, its presentation and its animations came with many serious errors, which according to the most veteran players, can affect the gameplay by revealing their position when they are drawn. to combat.
Also, other players say that this can be very situational, since it is difficult for a scenario where this really affects. Although it is not ruled out that players with a keener eye can take advantage of this to locate an opponent and finish him off, even before he is ready to attack.
Below you can see the animation in question, which undoubtedly covers a large part of the game screen, as well as being very striking:
Now it will be a matter of days to know if this new skin for the melee weapon will be able to coexist among the highest ranks of the game, or if its unique and revealing appearance brings too many disadvantages to make it a viable option.
But tell us, what did you think of this new collection of Oni skins? Do you think the Kunitsuna Onimaru is really worth its price? Tell us in the comments.
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