Respawn retains doling out the previews for Apex Legends season 6 at a gradual and regular tempo. On Friday morning, it was the gameplay trailer, and now Respawn is giving gamers a preview of a few of 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 a few of the places which might be getting up to date on the World’s Edge map for season 6. Some of the most important adjustments are coming to the lava part of the map, which is getting just a few 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 attention-grabbing space to play in.
Even higher, Respawn is cleansing up a few of the paths round that map, which ought to make rotating from the lava space a bit simpler should you 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 As Hammond Industries strikes into the World’s Edge map and reshapes it for its personal mysterious functions, the outdated Drill Site space on the map has been changed by Countdown.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 increase 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 under or round these partitions.
The submit additionally features a few extra tweaks and adjustments situated throughout the map, full with picture sliders to indicate gamers side-by-side comparisons of the brand new and outdated variations of every space. Of course, Respawn in all probability isn’t displaying off all of the adjustments, both, so there’ll in all probability be just a few extra surprises when the season really goes reside.
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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 a bit earlier (relying on the place you reside). To assist ease the bandwidth requirement of too many individuals attempting 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.