Tag: Apex Legends
News EA Reportedly Lays Off More Than 200 Apex Legends QA Testers in Unscheduled Zoom Call
Out of the blue
During a surprise Zoom call, EA reportedly laid off more than 200 quality assurance testers. The employees affected worked primarily at Electronic Arts' Baton Rouge, Louisiana office on the mega-popular battle royale Apex Legends, developed by Respawn Entertainment. As reported by Kotaku, sources familiar with the meeting said that...
News Apex Legends Gets Epic Season 16 Trailer, Team Deathmatch Incoming
Revel in it
The 16th season of ongoing support for Apex Legend is about to begin, and it's shaping up to be a doozy. Called Revelry, this next onslaught of content revamps the class system, adds a new weapon, and introduces Team Deathmatch, and it all kicks off on Valentine's Day, 14th February. Team Deathmatch does pretty much what it says on the...
News EA Allegedly Scraps Unannounced Single Player Apex Legends Game
EA is sunsetting the Apex Legends Mobile game, and according to a Bloomberg article by reliable reporter Jason Schreier, it’s also quietly cancelled an unannounced single player game from Respawn set in the same universe. The release, supposedly codenamed Titanfall Legends, was said to be a first-person shooter with mobility and...
News Apex Legends' Broken Moon Map Features Rollercoasting Zip Rails for Rapid Redeployment
Into the fray
Apex Legends Season 15, called Eclipse, is set to begin on 1st November, and it will introduce a new map called Broken Moon. Similar in size to the classic King's Canyon, Broken Moon is broken up between a colonized, inhabited zone and a barren wasteland, connected by high-speed roller coasting zip rails. We got a new trailer looking...
News Apex Legends Gears Up for the Spooky Season with Fight or Fright Event in October
Apex Legends never fails to spice things up, and the latest seasonal event coming your way is called Fight or Fright, which will run for four weeks starting on 4th October, cycling in limited-time game modes with a bunch of themed cosmetics to unlock. The event kicks off with Shadow Royale, which takes place on the Olympus After Dark map. In...
News Apex Legends Studio Respawn Speaks Out Against Ongoing Dev Harassment
Bungie also weighs in
In responding to what is sadly becoming a regular occurrence these days, Respawn, the studio behind Apex Legends, has issued an official statement regarding the targeted harassment of its developers. You may remember Sony's Santa Monica Studio making a very similar statement earlier in the year, when some "fans" took to social...
News Apex Legends: Hunted Is Now Live, Battle Pass Detailed and Patch Notes Released
Survival of the fittest
The long-awaited launch of Apex Legends Season 14, Hunted, is now live, and a new trailer detailing the latest Battle Pass has been released. Hunted introduces the new character Vantage and raises the level cap, in addition to overhauling the classic Kings Canyon map
News Vantage Makes Her Explosive Apex Legends Debut in Reforged Kings Canyon Trailer
I've got you in my sights
With the launch of Apex Legends' Season 14, Hunted, right around the corner, we finally got a look at the new character Vantage in action, in addition to some of the changes coming to the classic map, Kings Canyon. Hunted goes live next week on PS5, PS4 on 9th August, We've seen animated trailers depicting Vantage's...
News King's Canyon Will Be Reforged & Level Cap Raised in Hunted, Apex Legends Season 14
Hunt, or be hunted
As expected, we got a new trailer today for Apex Legends, showing off more of new character Vantage's backstory. In addition, we got some info regarding Hunted, Season 14 of Apex Legends, which goes live on 9th August. As well as the aforementioned addition of Vantage, there will be a brand new Battle Pass for players to grind...
News Vantage Joins the Hunt in Apex Legends Season 14, Launching 9th August
But the real news here is Echo
The latest Legend to achieve Apex status is Vantage AKA Mara, and she will join the hunt when Season 14 of Apex Legends begins on 9th August. We got a lengthy character trailer giving us some insight into Vantage's backstory and motivations, her combat style and a look at Echo, her adorable little bat friend. Vantage...
News Apex Legends' Gaiden Event Is Serving Up Anime-Themed Rewards
The Apex Legends limited-time Gaiden event is live now, and we got an incredible anime-style trailer to celebrate. The event will run until 2nd August, and there are plenty of rewards to unlock in celebration of the medium. The big ticket item here is the return of the Armed and Dangerous game mode, which limits weapons to just snipers...
News Apex Legends' Awakening Collection Event Goes Live Next Week on 21st June
Choose your side
Insanely lucrative battle royale Apex Legends' next event, the limited-time Awakening Collection, will go live on 21 June, and introduce a set of 24 exclusive skins for players to unlock, and provide medic and best-girl Lifeline with a much-needed buff. Lifeline's healing drone will now operate on a fixed timer of 20 seconds, will...
News Apex Legends Is Pulling in Insane Revenue
Remember the recent article about Genshin Impact’s insane income? Well, here’s another one: Apex Legends has raked in $2 billion in revenue since it released approximately three years ago. It’s another startling statistic that puts into focus why Sony has 10 live service games in production – the rewards are frankly flabberg
News Everything You Need to Know About Apex Legends Newcomer, Newcastle
Apex Legends is about to introduce its 21st legend in the form of Newcastle. This has been a character rumoured for the longest time, and even included in a hefty leak some months ago. But now we are just days away from the launch of Season 13, Saviours, which hopes that Newcastle will slot in nicely while mixing up the meta. But...
Video Apex Legends Officially Unveils Newcomer Newcastle
Keepin' it in the family
The new season of Apex Legends is steadily creeping up on us, and the wait just got all the more excruciating thanks to its first trailer. Respawn Entertainment has been building up the hype through a variety of in-game events and challenges, which are assuredly expanding its lore, with deeper character backstories and the...
Video Is Apex Legends PS5 Worth the Wait?
Time to Respawn
The Apex Legends next-gen update is available on the PlayStation 5 now. It's almost weird to type, as we all know the Apex Legends community has been gagging to get its DualSenses to work in an even silkier rendition of Respawn Entertainment’s excellent battle royale. But now that it is here, how does the next-gen Apex Legends...
News Apex Legends PS5 Version Out Today, More Updates Soon
120fps, DualSense support coming later
After a few months of internet chatter, Respawn Entertainment has revealed the PlayStation 5 version of Apex Legends will release today. Battle Royale players must download a patch for the PS4 edition via its Game Hub, while new users should be able to simply grab the PS5 version from the PS Store. Today's...
News Apex Legends PS5 Edges Closer with Ratings for Release Around the World
Closer and closer
Surely it’s got to be close now? Ratings for the PlayStation 5 version of Apex Legends have started to pop up around the world, beginning in Taiwan and following in Europe, as spotted by Gematsu. A new season gets underway in the Battle Royale shooter today, and during its media tour last week, representatives from Respawn...
News Apex Legends PS5 Release Date Coming 'Very, Very Shortly'
Will bundle in a "bunch of new features"
Apex Legends, the smash hit Battle Royale from Respawn Entertainment, will celebrate its fourth anniversary soon – and the EA subsidiary is going big. In addition to a new season of content – featuring a fresh character, Mad Maggie – the studio will also be giving away Legends for free to those who...
News Apex Legends Is Giving Away Heroes for Free Through February on PS4
Upgrade your squad
Apex Legends is a free-to-play game – and a bloody popular one at that! – but you do potentially need to spend in order to unlock some of its newer heroes. Savvy players, however, can save through February simply by logging in, as developer Respawn will be celebrating the title’s third anniversary with some giveaways...
News Looks Like Apex Legends' PS5 Version Will Release Soon
Coming alongside Season 12?
A native PlayStation 5 version of Apex Legends looks set to release soon if new findings from the PlayStation Game Size Twitter account are to be believed. The profile — which scrubs the PSN database for information and new game additions — has this morning posted of a PS5 version of the Battle Royale title weighing...
News Apex Legends Bans Over 2,000 Players, Almost All Are on PS4
For the cheaters
Apex Legends has dropped the ban hammer on over 2,000 players – and almost all of them are playing on the PlayStation 4. According to Respawn developer Conor Ford, these bans were issued to players gaming the Ranked Points system in Ranked Play, and also for abusing a matchmaking exploit which effectively allowed high-rank players...
News Apex Legends Introduces New Character Seer in Latest Trailer
Learn all their abilities
The next playable character heading to Apex Legends is Seer, available alongside the new season starting 3rd August 2021. To get you acquainted with the new menace and their abilities, Respawn Entertainment has issued a new trailer detailing what you can expect on the receiving end of a gunfight. It's embedded above and...
News Apex Legends Goes Beyond Battle Royale in New Arena Mode
Permanent mode coming 4th May
Apex Legends is one of the most noteworthy Battle Royale titles to hit PlayStation 4 over the past few years, introducing and standardising the Ping system as well as offering a fantastic experience in general. Respawn Entertainment will soon be expanding beyond that fight for first place, however, as an all-new Arena...
News Job Listing Suggests Apex Legends Is Getting a PS5 Port
Let the legend continue
Apex Legends, the free-to-play shooter from Respawn Entertainment, has been bubbling along nicely since its 2019 arrival. The developer has been keeping it going with regular content updates and new seasons, as with any service game worth its salt. As we approach PlayStation 5, a question must be raised about titles like...
Guide Apex Legends Valentine's Day Rendezvous - All Game Modes and Rewards
Everything you need to know
What is included in the Apex Legends Valentine's Day Rendezvous event? How long does it last for? Respawn Entertainment's Battle Royale shooter has yet another limited-time event for players to participate in with a mode to try out and rewards to earn. Here's everything Apex Legends Valentine's Day Rendezvous brings to...
News Apex Legends Season Four Blows Up the World's Edge Map
Assimilation is live
Apex Legends Season Four has arrived on PlayStation 4, bringing with it a number of game-changing additions and features which are sure to mix up the Battle Royale shooter in various meaningful ways. The update, which went live last night, is one of the game's biggest yet and has had a rather dramatic effect on the current...
News Wait, Apex Legends' Next Character Isn't Actually Forge at All
Hang on, that's Revenant
Folks, we've just been bamboozled by Respawn Entertainment. The developer announced last week that Apex Legends' fourth season would bring with it a new Legend named Forge, except it not. Like, at all. You're going to have to watch the trailer above for more context before we talk more -- let's reconvene in a minute. Yes,...
News Apex Legends Season 4 Starts 4th February, New Legend, Battle Pass, and Weapon
The Apex Legends Grand Soirée event might be coming to a close in a couple of days time, but that doesn't mean the new content coming from developer Respawn Entertainment is coming to an end. Season 4 kicks off shortly, bringing with it an entirely new Legend to play as, another Battle Pass to rank up, and a new weapon to get your...
Random Bored Man Hijacks Airport Screen to Play Some Apex Legends on His PS4
Gaming on the go
We can't imagine too many people are taking their PlayStation 4 with them when they travel, but we bet there are even fewer who lug it around in a backpack, just in case. One such individual has made his presence known in a bizarre story about hijacking an airport display to play his PS4. Alrighty then. A man, waiting at Portland...
News Apex Legends Sees in the New Decade with Seven Exciting Limited-Time Modes
Apex Legends is still a massively popular Battle Royale game, so to celebrate the turn of a new decade developer Respawn Entertainment is introducing seven brand new modes on a rotating basis. Each and every one will be available for two days across a two-week span, all of which put an exciting spin on the genre formula. Starting next...
News Apex Legends Progression Overhaul Increases Level Cap and Pack Rewards
Coming 3rd December
Apex Legends is still doing rather nicely as it ploughs through a third season of content for the free Battle Royale shooter, but Respawn Entertainment clearly isn't interested in limiting its major updates to the turn of a new seasonal drop. On 3rd December, the developer plans on completely overhauling its player progression...
News Apex Legends Duos Playlist Makes Battle Royale Victory Even Harder Next Month
Limited time event
Respawn Entertainment's Apex Legends might not be quite as on top of the world as it once was when it briefly overtook Fortnite in popularity earlier this year, but it has been trucking along nicely with a third season of content for the past few weeks. That's about to get even better next month with a limited time Duos playlist...
News Respawn 'Won't Forget' About Titanfall, Focused on Apex Legends for 2020
Titanfall 3 questions asked
Remember when Respawn Entertainment CEO Vince Zampella said that a new Titanfall game was planned for launch at some point in 2019? Yeah, what on earth happened to that? It's completely missing in action, making Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order the studio's only title launching this holiday period. Obviously, we can't expect...
News Apex Legends Comes to Retail in October with Two Boxed Editions
EA's popular free-to-play battle royale title, Apex Legends, exploded onto the scene back in February, and quickly grew into a real Fortnite contender. Ever since its booming debut, the game has maintained a healthy enough audience, but its popularity has shrunk, despite two new seasons of content from developer Respawn Entertainment...
News Apex Legends Season 2 Is Out Now on PS4, New Battle Pass Detailed
Three new content types
Apex Legends kicks off its second season of content today, introducing the likes of a new Legend named Wattson, ranked leagues, a new LMG, and animals that roam the Kings Canyon map. A new Battle Pass is also part of the line-up and the video above details how it has improved since the game's first season. Three new content...
E3 2019 Apex Legends Season 2 Kicks Off 2nd July, New Legend Named Wattson
Lots of new content
Apex Legends took to the EA Play stage today to announce its second season of content. Season 2, named Battle Charge, brings with it a new battle pass, a new weapon, and a new Legend. This all starts next month on 2nd July. First and foremost, a new Legend is joining the line-up. Titled Wattson, her abilities are all about team...
News Apex Legends Revenue Has Reportedly Dropped Off a Cliff
Analyst estimates huge decrease in earnings
It feels like Apex Legends has been on a decline for a little while now, and new evidence sadly backs that up. The free to play battle royale shooter launched with a bang, attracting 25 million players in its first week. Nowadays, though, interest seems to have fallen dramatically, in part due to
News Apex Legends Patch 1.08 Is Causing Crashes on PS4
Respawn working on a fix
If you're still happily playing Apex Legends on PlayStation 4, you may have noticed a recent update for Respawn Entertainment's free to play shooter. The patch, which takes the game to version 1.08, is only there to update the PS Plus skin rewards on the PlayStation Store, and the patch notes are as vague as anything:...
Guide Apex Legends - How to Get Free Apex Coins
Premium for nothing
How do you get free Apex Coins in Apex Legends? It's the question on everyone's mind who is looking to get as many premium skins as possible, but is it actually doable? The answer is yes, and here's how. How to Get Free Apex Coins in Apex Legends: In order to get free Apex Coins, you'll need to purchase the Battle Pass. This is...
News Octane Finally Confirmed for Apex Legends, Season 1 Battle Pass Arrives Tomorrow on PS4
Rumours have been circulating regarding Apex Legends for weeks, so it's nice to finally have confirmation from EA. The newest playable character, Octane, has now been officially revealed, and he'll arrive within the game starting tomorrow on PlayStation 4. It seems the leaks about the character were pretty much legit. "His Adrenaline...
News Wow, EA Paid Mega Popular Streamer Ninja $1 Million to Promote Apex Legends
Here's a story to make us feel old and (relatively) useless: EA reportedly paid one of the world's most popular streamers $1 million to help promote Apex Legends. Ninja, who's become a Twitch phenomenon over the last year or so, is known for playing games like Fortnite incredibly well. He's amassed a gigantic following on the streaming...
News Apex Legends' Battle Pass Is Coming 'Very Soon'
Just not today
It's long been rumoured that Apex Legends' Battle Pass would launch today, bringing about the beginning of season 1's content, but unfortunately that won't be the case. Respawn Entertainment's community manager Jay Frechette took to Reddit to confirm that while the Battle Pass won't be available today, it is coming "very soon"...
Rumour Apex Legends' Anticipated Battle Pass Will Only Cost $10
It’s been a month since the excellent Apex Legends launched, and in that short stretch of time it’s earned its place around the Battle Royale table. But developer Respawn Entertainment had promised that its Battle Pass would launch in March, and it looks like the first details have leaked. Spotted – typo and all – on the Origin...
News Apex Legends Updated on PS4 with Balance Adjustments to Weapons
Character balancing on the way
Apex Legends has been out for just over a month, and in that time, 50 million players have joined the fight across platforms. Respawn Entertainment has been quick to communicate with the game's many fans, and in its latest Reddit post, the studio has revealed that a live update has been pushed out to all versions of
News Apex Legends Character Octane Reportedly Real, Battle Pass Coming Next Week
More bang for your buck
Rumours have been circulating for a while now regarding the next legend to enter the Apex Legends arena. Supposedly, Octane is the name of the game's next character, with one image supposedly confirming his abilities. Now, a new report from website Daily Esports claims Octane is legitimate. [e
News Apex Legends Reaches 50 Million Players In Its First Month
A living legend
Respawn's free-to-play battle royale shooter Apex Legends arrived all of a sudden this time last month, and it's only gone from strength to strength in the few weeks it's been available. After attracting 25 million players in just its first week, the game now boasts double that amount in its first month. CEO of Respawn...
Rumour Is Octane the Next Character Coming to Apex Legends?
Passive healing, speed injections, and jump pads
A new legend called Octane has supposedly leaked for the popular battle royale shooter, Apex Legends. Screenshots of the new character and details of his abilities have surfaced from an account on Instagram, and look surprisingly detailed. The abilities outlined include a passive healing ability that...
Random This Granddad Might Be Better At Apex Legends Than You
The elderly fight back
Apex Legends has quite clearly taken the world by storm, to the point where even the older generation is getting in on the action. From Twitch user GrndPaGaming, check out the clip above as the older gentleman manages to wipe an entire squad with the use of the Triple Take sniper rifle. He even has time to revive his teammate...
News PlayStation Plus Members Score Exclusive Loot Pack for Apex Legends on PS4
Look the part
As the popular Apex Legends is a free-to-play title, you don't need PlayStation Plus in order to play it online with your chums. However, if you're a big fan of the battle royale shooter, you may be interested to learn that there's a new and exclusive pack of cosmetic items that only members of Sony's premium service have access to...