Next week, Apex Legends will unleash its newest season, entitled “Hunted,” and I used to be lately aware of a press briefing and Q&A on the update. While I can’t but speak in regards to the game’s new Legend Vantage in better element simply but, I can share some information on adjustments coming to King’s Canyon, the game’s stage cap improve, and extra. You can try a brand new Hunted gameplay trailer, displaying off the adjustments to King’s Canyon and a few of Vantage’s strikes, under.

In an fascinating course adjustment, it appears the Apex Legends improvement crew at Respawn Entertainment/Respawn Vancouver will probably be specializing in “map health” going ahead. What that really means is we’ll probably see a) fewer all-new maps, and b) much less of a deal with new POIs and gimmicky reinventions. Instead, Respawn will probably be taking a broader have a look at their maps in an try and make them extra playable.

Case in level, King’s Canyon’s general landmass will probably be elevated and sure factors where it was too simple for individuals to dig in will probably be opened up (the Cage is being lowered in peak and shedding its partitions). That mentioned, there’ll nonetheless be new POIs — the world as soon as dedicated to Skull Town now turns into Relic, a battleground set in and round a large cranium. King’s Canyon can even be getting a little bit of a visible update, with the map’s lighting being completely redone.

Apex Legends “Hunted” Season Focuses on King’s Canyon Health, Quadruples Stage Cap

We additionally received extra information on the Apex Legends’ stage cap update, and it’s a giant one. Rather than merely pushing the extent cap larger, gamers can now repeat the journey to stage 500 4 occasions, primarily elevating the extent cap to 2000. For those that don’t need to do the mathematics, that’s sufficient ranges to earn you 544 Apex Packs in addition to a assured heirloom. Meanwhile, Respawn is promising cross-progression remains to be on the way in which, however it’s a posh downside because the game wasn’t actually constructed for it. That mentioned, it’s mentioned to be coming “sooner rather than later.”

Apex Legends is obtainable now on PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, and Switch. The Hunted season launches on August 9.

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