It might be an unfortunate quantity for some, however Apex Legends’ thirteenth season is shaping up fairly properly forward of its Could launch. We have an impenetrable new legend within the type of Newcastle, and seismic adjustments to each Storm Level and Apex’s Ranked system slated to reach with the brand new season.
Extra particulars are set to spill over the approaching weeks, with a brand new Tales from the Outlands lore trailer dropping on Thursday and gameplay / battle cross trailers prone to hit within the following days. However in the meanwhile, here is all the things we learn about Apex Legends Season 13: Saviors.
When does Apex Legends Season 13 begin?
Apex Legends Season 13 hasn’t but confirmed its launch date, however going by the in-game timer for the present ranked season, we anticipate it to drop on Tuesday, Could 10.
Apex Legends Season 13 new Legend: Newcastle
Do not be fooled by the identify: Apex Legends’ Newcastle is no Geordie. As an alternative, he is a shield-bearing knight with the facility to completely lock down a location in fortifications.
Whereas his full means set is but to be confirmed, the Season 13 trailer gave us hints at his package. We see Newcastle deploy an vitality protect that may be rotated on the spot, and at one level he deploys one other barrier whereas reviving Pathfinder (paying homage to Lifeline’s pre-rework revive protect). His final seems to be an enormous barricade that, so far as the trailer suggests, can face up to a hell of much more injury than Rampart’s partitions.
Including a legend with such a concentrate on arduous cowl appears to be an try to shake up the long-standing Gibraltar meta, although earlier defensive characters like Wattson and Rampart have typically ended up comparatively weak. Regardless, Apex tends to launch new characters a bit on the overpowered aspect, so anticipate to be banging towards brick partitions for at the least the primary few weeks of the brand new season.
Apex Legends Season 13: Ranked rework
Apex has tweaked and tinkered with its Ranked techniques for a number of seasons now, however Season 13 appears to be like set to be the most important overhaul to the best way aggressive play in Apex works but. Whereas particulars are nonetheless below wraps, it appears to be like such as you’ll now not be shielded from de-ranking (below the present system, you may drop tiers inside a rank, however won’t ever fall under the underside tier of your present rank).
The brand new system additionally claims to emphasize “Ability and Teamwork”, although in what method stays to be seen. Nonetheless, Apex dwell group assist RSPN_Pav tweeted that “massive issues” are coming—and with solely two extra weeks left of the present ranked cut up, you may wish to hustle earlier than any new change threatens your rating.
Apex Legends Season 13 map adjustments: What’s new?
It appears to be like like Storm Level, Apex Legends’ latest map, is in for a little bit of a hammering. The season trailer reveals our Legends murdering an enormous enemy crab, whose corpse is prone to seem on the map.
Extra attention-grabbing, nonetheless, are the fortified IMC Armories that burst by means of the sand. Like King’s Canyon’s loot vaults, these seem like full of weapons and attachments, although it appears making an attempt to seize these will summon AI-controlled Spectres to fend off.
What’s within the Apex Legends Season 13 Battle Cross?
We’ll get a battle cross trailer forward of launch, however for now we will anticipate the same old array of themed skins, banners, voice traces, holo-sprays, music packs and loading screens, in addition to 1,200 Crafting Supplies and 1,200 Apex Cash—greater than sufficient to purchase the following season’s battle cross.