Respawn has lastly launched particulars for Apex Legends season 6 amid record-breaking participant counts. The brand new season, Boosted, brings the same old fare of additives, together with a brand new ranked season, a brand new battle move, and a brand new Legend. There are some extra vital modifications, too, together with an fascinating crafting system and a brand-new weapon. Right here’s every part you’ll want to know earlier than Apex Legends season 6 drops.
Apex Legends season 6 launch date and trailer
Earlier than moving into the gritty particulars, let’s begin with the season 6 launch date. Respawn is beginning the season on August 18, bringing the brand new Legend and crafting system to the sport (extra on these two in a minute). The beginning of season 6 additionally marks the start of a brand new battle move and a brand new ranked season. We don’t have specifics on both of these, but it surely’s secure to imagine Respawn is sticking with the aggressive mannequin unveiled in season 5. As for the battle move, anticipate the same old lineup of season-specific cosmetics.
A stunning new weapon
It’s not usually we see a brand new weapon in Apex Legends, with the present roster providing a pleasant rock-paper-scissors stability throughout playstyles. Volt ought to shake issues up a bit. It’s an energy-based SMG that trades harm for accuracy and a fast reload time. Though Respawn hasn’t launched any particulars about Volt in Apex Legends, it’s truly a gun from Titanfall 2 (that’s if the title and gun mannequin are something to go by). The primary differentiator between Volt and different SMGs is its hitscan power rounds, providing extraordinarily excessive accuracy even if you’re hip firing.
Though we solely find out about Volt, it’s potential we’ll truly see two new weapons in season 6. Shrugtal on Twitter noticed what appears like a compound bow in a promotional picture.
Hey, that's a compound bow. pic.twitter.com/ccq3IhMJ8b
— Shrugtal (@shrugtal) August 6, 2020
Craft your solution to victory
The most important change in season 6 is the introduction of crafting. We don’t know a lot about crafting but, but it surely appears completely different than Fortnite‘s constructing mechanic. The season 6 web page reads: “Don’t like your gear? Acquire supplies across the map and construct one thing higher!” That, together with the trailer, means that crafting might be gear-focused, not structure-focused. We’re curious how crafting will look as soon as the season drops. Devoted crafting areas across the map would supply a singular danger/reward side to an in any other case simple mechanic.
Meet the brand new season 6 Legend: Rampart
Together with the crafting theme of season 6, we have now a brand new Legend: Rampart. We don’t have any particulars about her skills but, wanting some old leaked content on Twitter. Crafting is probably going the main target for Rampart, although, echoing Loba’s loot-based skills final season. The season 6 web page describes Rampart as “an skilled modder who made her title in underground struggle golf equipment.” She talks an enormous recreation, apparently, and “has the ballistics to again it up.” Rampart is voiced by Anjali Bhimani, identified for her work on Overwatch and Indivisible.
The Apex Legends season 6 reversed trailer, reversed
And, lastly, simply because it’s fascinating, right here’s the reversed season 6 trailer, reversed.