Respawn exhibits off Apex Legends’ season 6 map adjustments

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Two Apex Legends characters look at the World’s Edge map from a drop ship

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Respawn retains doling out the previews for Apex Legends season 6 at a slow and steady pace. On Friday morning, it was the gameplay trailer, and now Respawn is giving gamers a preview of among the World’s Edge map adjustments that the trailer teased.

In a brand new post on the Apex Legends website, Respawn gives gamers an in-depth take a look at among the places which can be getting up to date on the World’s Edge map for season 6. Some of the largest adjustments are coming to the lava part of the map, which is getting a number of new factors of curiosity, like Launch Site, a brand new space west of The Dome — which provides some new and much-needed cowl, and may make it a barely extra fascinating space to play in.

Even higher, Respawn is cleansing up among the paths round that map, which ought to make rotating from the lava space slightly simpler for those who get an unfortunate circle. Another space new to this model of the map is Countdown. As Hammond Industries strikes into the World’s Edge map and reshapes it for its personal mysterious functions, the outdated Drill Site space on the map has been changed by Countdown.

Countdown, Launch Site, and Staging — one other new space added for season 6 — have new retractable partitions, which gamers can elevate in the event that they’re in want of some additional defenses. But don’t depend on them an excessive amount of; there’s at all times a path beneath or round these partitions.

The publish additionally features a few extra tweaks and adjustments positioned throughout the map, full with picture sliders to point out gamers side-by-side comparisons of the brand new and outdated variations of every space. Of course, Respawn most likely isn’t displaying off all of the adjustments, both, so there’ll most likely be a number of extra surprises when the season really goes reside.

Speaking of going reside, Respawn additionally introduced a brand new element on the season 6 launch. Apex Legends season 6 was set to go reside on Aug. 18, and whereas that’s nonetheless technically true, it’s really going to be launched slightly earlier (relying on the place you reside). To assist ease the bandwidth requirement of too many individuals making an attempt to obtain the season patch directly, it is going to be launched at 1 a.m. EDT that day — which is 10 p.m. PDT on Aug. 17.



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