Respawn has launched Apex Legends Season 3 – Meltdown transporting players to World’s Edge, the all-new arena on Planet Talos which continues to evolve the game’s dynamic and competitive gameplay. The new season also introduces Crypto and his strategic hacking abilities to the competition, the new Charge Rifle weapon, a new Battle Pass packed with rewards and skins to collect and much more.
A breakdown of the new features in Apex Legends Season 3 – Meltdown arriving on the PlayStation®4, Xbox One or PC via Origin can be found below:
- Drop into the New Arena — World’s Edge: Champions have been transported into an abandoned industrial settlement that has been conquered by nature. Tense urban combat gameplay heats up in Season 3 and players will find all kinds of new things to discover. The Apex Legends Season 3 – Meltdown launch trailer sets up the competition at World’s Edge — where molten heat and chemical ice collide.
- A New Legend Enters the Arena – Crypto: Originally known as Tae Joon Park, Crypto shed his identity and was forced into hiding after being framed for espionage and murder. Since then, he has used his expertise in engineering and robotics to provide intel and disable traps set by his enemies. Whether Crypto is using a drone for surveillance or disabling enemy defenses with an EMP blast, this new Legend is one players should be watching out for — unless he isn’t watching them first. Get a first-look at Crypto’s story in his lore video “Forever Family.”
- Bragging Rights with the Season 3 Battle Pass: Available for 950 Apex coins, the Battle Pass gives players the chance to earn over 100 exclusive items throughout the season including Legend and weapon skins, Apex packs and much more. The Apex Legends Battle Pass also gives players access to Daily and Weekly Challenges designed to help them level-up even faster. Players looking to get the jump on this Season can also purchase the Battle Pass Bundle for 2,800 Apex Coins, instantly unlocking the first 25 levels for the Season. For more information on the Season 3 Battle Pass visit this link here.
- Prepare for the Charge Rifle: Take aim with the Charge Rifle, which can be found scattered around World’s Edge. A first-look at the Charge Rifle in action on World’s Edge can be found at the gameplay trailer here.
- Apex Ranked Leagues Series 2: Now live and will allow players to climb to their true skill ranking quicker, as well as more time to compete at their actual skill level. In addition to an updated scoring system, Ranked Leagues Series 2 will introduce cosmetic rewards for ranked performances and a stricter penalty for players who abandon matches. For more information on the Apex Ranked Leagues Series 2, visit the Apex Legends blog here.
Season 3 is only the beginning as fans can look forward to additional events throughout the season, including something hauntingly exciting for Halloween. During Season 3 – Meltdown, players will also be able to purchase the first physical editions of Apex Legends for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on October 18 at retailers worldwide. The Apex Legends Lifeline Edition and Apex Legends Bloodhound Edition will include exclusive Legendary skins, banners and badges, and 1,000 Apex Coins to spend in-game. Additionally, Apex fans will have more ways to show off their fandom starting with Weta Workshop Legends statues and Funko Pop! figures of their favorite Legends later this year.