Apex Legends formally unveils new character Vantage for Season 14: Hunted

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The subsequent hero coming to Apex Legends is Vantage, a sniper. She leaked simply days earlier than her official reveal, which has now occurred through a brand new Stories from the Outlands video from developer Respawn Entertainment.

The new video, known as Survive, tells Vantage’s backstory. Vantage’s actual title is Mara, and she or he grew up on an remoted snow planet along with her mom. Their one goal was to outlive, believing the entire exterior world to be towards them. As it seems, Mara’s mom was hiding quite a bit from her daughter. While searching, Mara found a crashed prisoner transport ship known as the G.D.S. Vantage and realized that her mom was one in every of its escaped convicts. She was injured whereas exploring the vessel, inflicting her mom to ship out a misery name — that’s how she was retrieved from the planet and introduced into the Apex Games, where she took the Vantage’s ship title for herself. You can watch the occasions play out for your self beneath.

As acknowledged, Vantage was leaked forward of this official trailer, and that features her record of talents. Her passive relays enemy info to her whereas she appears to be like at them by way of a scope or goals down sights. Her lively makes use of her pet bat Echo, whom she discovered contained in the G.D.S. Vantage, permitting the social gathering to launch to Echo’s location. Finally, her final scans and marks enemies, giving the squad bonus harm towards these targets.

As is all the time the case with new characters, we are able to anticipate Vantage to shake up the Apex Legends meta when she arrives. It’ll solely be a number of weeks till she reveals up: Season 14, dubbed Survive, begins on Tuesday, August 9. For now, Season 13: Saviors is wrapping up with a particular Gaiden occasion, which provides 40 cosmetics like anime skins to the game. Collect all of them earlier than the occasion ends, and also you’ll additionally unlock Bangalore’s Apex Commander Prestige pores and skin, which has three kinds of its personal.