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Apex Legends’ excellent new 3v3 Arenas mode has arrived

Today, Respawn adds some of the most exciting stuff to Apex Legends that I think they’ve added yet. Call me over-excited if you will, but I’ve tried the new 3v3 Arenas game mode and it’s well good. I’ve also had a go at the new walking Titanfall reference, Valkyrie, and she has a delightfully satisfying jetpack. A jetpack! All the best games have jetpacks. Both of these excellent additions arrived today in Apex’s ninth season, Legacy, alongside a new weapon, new maps, and a whole lot of balance changes. Read more

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Check out this Apex Legends video showing off Valkyrie’s abilities

By Stephany Nunneley 29 April 2021 16:48 GMT Apex Legends: Legacy is out soon, and today you can get a look at Valkyrie’s abilities via a new trailer.On May 4, Apex Legends: Legacy lands on PC and consoles with new Legend, Valkyrie, daughter of Viper.Watch on YouTube“Determined to carve her own path, and with her swarm of unique abilities, Valkyrie is ready to make history and have everyone in the Apex Games remember her name,” reads the description.You can get a look at the jetpack flying Legend’s new abilities in the vignette trailer above.From her passive to ultimate, Valkyrie’s abilities…

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Apex Legends Season 9 trailer shows off Valkyrie and new 3v3 mode

By Stephany Nunneley 22 April 2021 20:00 GMT Respawn Entertainment has dropped a new Apex Legends trailer to give you a taste of what Season 9 will have to offer in May. Season 9 of Apex Legends will return players to where it started and will take you to the Arena, which is a new 3v3 game mode. Watch on YouTubeNew Legend Valkyrie will also become available when the new season kicks off, and you can see the new Legend for yourself in the trailer. The new season will include a new weapon called the Bockek Bow that is “capable…

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Apex Legends Season 9 trailer gives peek at new 3v3 mode

Apex Legends‘ new season is just a couple of weeks away, and today Respawn released a launch trailer announcing a brand new game mode. Named Arenas, it looks like players will soon have the option to duck out of the usual battle royale mode, and jump into a little 3v3 shoot ’em up. Catch the trailer for yourself below; it features lots of cinematic fights, at least ten Mirages having a party, and a first look at new Legend Valkyrie spreading her wings in the Apex Games. Read more

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Apex Legends new character is the daughter of a Titanfall 2 boss

Respawn Entertainment have revealed that the next character jumping into the Apex Legends arena is Valkyrie. She’s the daughter of Viper, a villainous Titan pilot you might recognise from Titanfall 2. In a new Stories From The Outlands video, we get a glimpse of Valkyrie as a kid, taking a joy ride in papa’s big Northstar mech. Unfortunatley, it seems Apex still isn’t getting proper mechs, but Valkyrie will be bringing a few parts of Northstar into the battle royale with her when the new season starts on May 4th. Read more

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Apex Legends Season 9 introduces new character Valkyrie, a bow and more

The latest Apex Legends narrative video, Stories from the Outlands, teases a wealth of content for Season 9 – including a new character, titans, and more besides.In a surprisingly emotional new video catching up on the tragic backstory of Apex Legends’ newest character, we’re treated to a suite of new things due to land in the Apex Legends Season 9. If you’ve played Titanfall 2, you may recognize Viper as one of the primary antagonists from the game (and the guy that took BT’s arm). It seems Respawn isn’t shy about really connecting the dots between Apex Legends and Titanfall 2…

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Apex Legends now has over 100 million players, teases a big reveal next week

By Dom Peppiatt 15 April 2021 10:44 GMT Respawn and EA are celebrating a huge milestone for Apex Legends: the free-to-play battle royale game has surpassed 100 million players.If there was any doubt about the popularity of Respawn’s well-supported FPS battle royale, that’s disappeared now. In a tweet, the official Apex Legends account celebrated the massive milestone with a short and sweet video, thanking the community for supporting the game.If you’re quick, you can spot a few new hints about what’s coming in the brief trailer, embedded below, too: at about 43 seconds in, you can see a mysterious character flying…

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Check out Apex Legends running on Switch compared to max settings on PC

By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 10 March 2021 18:01 GMT Here is a map run-through to demonstrate Apex Legends on Switch and comparing it to max settings on PC.Apex Legends is now available for Switch, and in the video, you can see how it runs compared to PC.The game was brought to Switch by Panic Button, a developer based in Austin, Texas, and founded in 2007. The studio is best known for its ports of games to the Nintendo Switch console and 4K updates for PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X. Panic Button also handled 2016’s Doom, Wolfenstein 2, Rocket…

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Apex Legends Collection Event includes Ring Fury takeover, Heat Shield item, more

Apex Legends players can soon participate in a new event.Starting next week, the Chaos Theory Collection Event will kick off in Apex Legends and brings with it a raft of changes as well as the release of the game on Switch.The event focuses on Caustic and finds the new Caustic Treatment standing where the Water Treatment once stood. Players will act as Cauctic’s “test subjects” and will be draining toxic liquid from the center of the facility. Doing this temporarily grants access to four gold loot items locked in cages.The Mirage Voyage is also missing, but it could show up in…

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Here’s a look at Apex Legends on Switch

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 2 March 2021 20:09 GMT Check out this Switch gameplay video for Apex Legends.Apex Legends is coming to Switch on March 9 with cross-play support, and now you can get an idea of how it will look in this new trailer.As previously reported, if you purchase the Season 8 Battle Pass, you will be given 30 free levels and earn double XP for the two weeks after release to help you catch up with other players. You will also receive the limited-time Legendary Pathfinder skin – P.A.T.H.The game is being brought to Switch by Panic Button which…

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Apex Legends tops 198,000 concurrent players on Steam

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 February 2021 16:42 GMT Respawn’s free-to-play battle royale title Apex Legends has hit a new concurrent user record on Steam, proving it’s still a very popular title.Apex Legends was released on Valve’s storefront back on November 5, 2020, and since then it’s been a pretty popular and enduring PvP game.Even by November 10, we saw the game claim the accolade of fourth-highest concurrent player count on Steam – an impressive feat for a game that had been on the storefront for only five days.Now, though, the game has hit an impressive 198,235 simultaneous players on Steam. The…

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Looks like some big changes are coming to Apex Legends’ Caustic

One of Apex Legends’ most popular characters, Caustic, may be due a debuff after more players than usual flock to the poison-toting hero in Apex Legends Season 8.Caustic, who hasn’t traditionally been one of the more popular heroes in the battle royale game, has enjoyed something of a renaissance in Apex Legends Season 8. With some new balance changes that went live with a recent update, he’s now the character with the highest win-rate in games that last over 20 minutes (which is, let’s be honest, most of them).During the Reddit AMA held by Respawn to celebrate the launch of Season 8…

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Apex Legends Nintendo Switch launch confirmed for next month

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 3 February 2021 11:58 GMT And there are bonuses for people playing in the first two weeks after release.Respawn and EA’s free-to-play battle royale hit Apex Legends is set to come to Nintendo Switch in March.The news was confirmed by EA, who said that the game was launching on the machine on March 9 with cross-play support. Players who buy the Season 8 Battle Pass will be given 30 free levels and those who play the Switch edition will earn double XP for the two weeks after release, to help them catch up with other platforms.Porting…

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Apex Legends controller for Switch is up for sale on Amazon

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 2 February 2021 20:14 GMT Looks like a release date for the Switch version of Apex Legends is imminent. If this Apex Legends-branded Switch controller is any indication.Made by PowerA and posted on Amazon, the wireless controller features Bluetooth 5.0, motion controls and mappable Advanced Gaming Buttons, LEDs for player number, button mapping, and low battery warning, is officially licensed from Nintendo, and more (thanks, Nintendo Everything).The controller will be made available tomorrow, February 3. Many were expecting the game to arrive on Switch today with the start of Season 8, which brings Fuse to the…