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Apex Legends crossplay date and supported platforms

When is crossplay coming, and how will it work?

Apex Legends Loba guide: Loba tips and tricks, abilities, hitbox

Master one of the strongest Legends yet with our Loba guide

2 days ago

Apex Legends raises wallrunning from the dead for this year’s Fight Or Fright

They're doing it! By god, they're doing it! Apex Legends is gearing up for its big Halloween monster mash - and this time, the demons are crawling all over the goddamn walls. This year's Fight or Fright event is bringing wallrunning back from Titanfall 2, but only for those Legends unfortunate enough to succumb to undeath.

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1 week ago

Apex Legends came out two hours late so a developer could finalise his daughter’s adoption

It turns out when Apex Legends came out last year, Respawn released it a couple of hours later than planned. This wasn't down to server issues or last-minute bugs, though. The battle royale's launch was pushed back by two hours because the studio's former lead programmer had a court appointment to finalise his daughter's adoption on the very same morning.

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2 weeks ago

Apex Legends has scrapped Wraith’s Naruto run

Wraith's days of flinging her arms back, leaning her head down, and sprinting like Naruto are over. Apex Legends' Aftermarket event update went live this morning, adding cross-platform multiplayer and a new limited-time game mode. But, more importantly, it also kicked the most popular Legend out of the anime club, giving her a new sprint animation that doesn't hide away her already-tiny hitbox.

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3 weeks ago

Crossplay hits Apex Legends with next week’s Aftermarket event

Months after Respawn let slip that cross-platform multiplayer would be dropping into Apex Legends, we finally know when we'll be able to team up with our console comrades. Beta testing for the feature kicks off alongside the Aftermarket Collection Event next Tuesday, letting you try out the bizarre new Flashpoint LTM with your Xbox and PlayStation pals - assuming they choose to let us PC…

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1 month ago

Apex Legends suspended its latest event due to a game-breaking bug

Last night, Respawn pulled out a little surprise for Apex Legends fans, dropping a new version of the Grand Soirée event we first saw back in January. It kicked off with the old favourite limited-time game mode, Dummie's Big Day, which has players become a training Dummie, rather than a Legend, with all sorts of weird abilities to try. Unfortunately, just a few hours after…

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2 months ago

Apex Legends has started the new season with a new character, Rampart

Apex Legends' sixth season started today, bringing with it big map changes and a brand new character who has a gun so big and special she gave it a name. Rampart (the Legend) and Sheila (the gun) arrived on the scene this morning, ready to drop into the new version of the World's Edge map. Rather heartbreakingly, Respawn have done away with its excellent train.…

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Apex Legends is mothballing the World’s Edge train next season

It's a dark day when not even Apex Legends can invest in public transport. Next week's new season of high-speed murdersports is bringing an infrastructure overhaul to World's Edge. But while concrete monstrosities and whopping great rocketships have been plonked all over the Icelandic arena, the criminals at Respawn have shut down the region's fantastic train network. Guess I'll walk to my next high-stakes gunfight,…

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Apex Legends’ new season 6 trailer shows off Rampart in action

Last week all you Apex Legends players got the stylish animated introduction to Apelegs season 6 "Boosted". Now it's time for a look at how you'll be actually playing the newest shootin' and lootin' character Rampart. There's a bit of everything we'd already heard about in here: the new Legend, new SMG, and new crafting system. Check it out with your own peepers below.

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3 months ago

Apex Legends digs in for a new season with new legend Rampart

Playing defensively rarely pans out in Apex Legends - at least, it's never panned out for me. But then, I've never had a whopping great turreted machine gun to help lock down Skulltown. That's all set to change later this month with the addition of scrappy mechanic Rampart and her life partner Sheila, arriving as part of Apex Legends' sixth season on August 18th. Sheila…

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Report from Apex Legends dev shows why work can’t revolve around pre-Covid expectations

Respawn have sought to defend themselves against accusations of crunch, after an anonymous employee wrote a negative review of the company on Glassdoor. The employee writes that they "feel extremely stressed and burnt out trying to keep our seasonal releases on the same aggressive timeline as pre-shelter in place productivity", "work 12-13 hours a day", and are "considering leaving without a better job to go…

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Apex Legends’ crossplay won’t force PC players to match with console

It's a strange new world where this morning's video game news was discovered through TikTok. Respawn dev, Jake Smullin, took to the video sharing platform, as he so often does, to assure players that Apex Legends' upcoming crossplay feature will only put console players in PC lobbies if there's a PC player in their squad. "Have been seeing lots of console players worrying about this…

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Apex Legends is getting adorable Valve-themed charms

The great EA exodus is upon us. With Titanfall 2 landing on Steam earlier this year, it's only a matter of time before Apex Legends makes the jump. Respawn's battle royale is dropping on Valve's house later this Autumn - and to commemorate the occasion, the devs are adding three delightful Half-Life and Portal-themed charms to their far-future deathmatch.

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4 months ago

Apex Legends new event adds mobile respawn beacons and loads else

Everyone in Apex Legends is a treasure hunter now, and Crypto has a moustache. I clearly haven't been paying enough attention, but this is the backdrop to the "Lost Treasures" event and I'm happy to roll with it - not least because that event adds mobile respawn beacons. It goes live at 4pm BST (8am Pacific), and it's bringing loadsa new cosmetics along with a…

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Apex Legends gets cross-platform multiplayer this autumn

Respawn Entertainment today announced cross-platform multiplayer is coming to Apex Legends this autumn, bringing together players from Origin, PS4, Xbone... and the newly-announced Steam and Switch editions. Those are coming in autumn too. Respawn also announced the next Collection Event is coming on Tuesday the 23rd, named Lost Treasures.

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5 months ago

It looks like Apex Legends secret bunkers will open next week

At the start of Apex Legends' fifth season, players witnessed Kings Canyon erupt after new Legend Loba went sneaking through a creepy underground lab. She set off all sorts of alarms and caused the facility to explode, changing the landscape of the map for good. Now there's a whopping great hole where Skull Town used to be, various dig sites dotted around, and a few…

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Head down to gloomy Kings Canyon for Apex Legends’ very first story quest

Season 5 has brought lots of lovely new things to Apex Legends: the new playable character Loba, huge changes to the Kings Canyon map, and even a rework for everyone's favourite holographic trickster. The newness doesn't stop there though, because last night the game's very first story quest went live. These weekly quests are called "Hunts", and they're part of The Broken Ghost, a series…

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Apex Legends dev suggests Lifeline may be in line for a rework

As Apex Legends' resident doctor, Lifeline isn't the worst character in the game. Far from it, she's probably one of the better picks of the bunch. But while she's not in a bad place, Respawn do feel she's in a complicated one, and have suggested a "sidegrade" may be due to bring her in line with the rest of the battle royale's colourful murderchums.

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Apex Legends Season 5 starts today, adding master thief Loba to the roster

I'm sorry to have to break it to you, but everyone's favourite dropzone is about to drown. When Season 5 of Apex Legends arrives later today, Skull Town will have been consumed by the sea, leaving a sizable hole in Kings Canyon. It's been destroyed by upcoming Legend, Loba, who managed to take it out during her quest to murder Revenant. That's not one of…

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6 months ago

Apex Legends is adding a horde mode-looking PvE mission next week

Season 5 of Respawn Entertainment's hero-based battle royale kicks off next week and it looks like they're doing more than just blowing up the map. This new Apex Legends trailer shows off what appears to be a horde mode PvE quest initiated by the newest Legend of the bunch: Loba. It looks like you'll be hunting down artifacts while taking on waves of enemies when…

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Apex Legends Season 5 trailer shows hundreds of killer robots hiding beneath World’s Edge

What is it with Apex Legends and hiding secret laboratories underneath the arenas of popular televised bloodsports? First we had the labs under Kings Canyon with that huge void portal to get in and out of it, and now we find out there's a huge facility chock-full of Revenant clones, too. It's discovered by upcoming Legend Loba in the Season 5 launch trailer, and we…

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