It appears to be like like a brand new character is being teased for Apex Legends. On Wednesday afternoon, the sport’s Twitter account tweeted a mysterious GIF that seems to indicate off a mechanical head, together with a quick description of a simulacrum — characters which can be acquainted to Titanfall veterans.
According to the GIF, simulacra are someplace between androids and cyborgs on the robotic spectrum of life. While androids are absolutely mechanical beings, and cyborgs are half-organic hybrids, simulacra seem like people who had their consciousness transferred into a brand new mechanical physique. Simulacra as characters have existed within the Apex Legends universe for the reason that Titanfall video games, the place players occasionally fought alongside or against them.
According to the GIF, simulacra nonetheless see themselves as human due to a little bit of programming that causes them to see their former physique after they look in a mirror. The GIF additionally seems to be referred to as “Trial 7578.” It explains that three topics have tried (and failed) the neural switch, together with Subject C, who went “hysterical” after they had been proven an actual copy of themselves.
While this appears to be like like a tease for a brand new Apex Legends character, there’s actually no approach to inform for certain till Respawn reveals somewhat bit extra. And even when the developer does give us extra info, we’ll simply must take its phrase for it, contemplating the final character reveal concerned a wholly pretend character getting introduced first.
Apex Legends’ subsequent season is about to start on May 12, which could possibly be the potential launch date of this new character.
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