July 22, 2021 – Respawn and EA revealed during the EA Play Live event thatApex Legends – Emergence, the next major update of the successful competitive multiplayer shooter, would be available worldwide from August 3, 2021. To mark the occasion, Respawn has just released the launch trailer forEmergence, giving players a detailed look at the new Legend Seer and the all-new weapon that will join the game’s arsenal, both capable of causing unprecedented chaos in the arena.
EA also unveiled the Apex Legends Global Series (ALGS) Year 2 program, which will follow a successful first edition. The inaugural ALGS Championship, which took place last June, saw hundreds of the world’s most renowned teams compete for a prize pool of a record 2.5 million dollars. dollars, totaling 3.5 million audience hours worldwide as well as an average cumulative audience per minute of 180,000 spectators for the North American final.
The launch trailer forApex Legends – Emergence can be viewed on YouTube at the following address:
Chad Grenier, Director of Development for Apex Legends, also announced other new features during the EA Play Live event:
A new Legend arrives in the arena: Seer, a legend of recognition with devastating potential, joins a growing cast of Legends in Emergence. Today fans got their first glimpse of his abilities and how he is able to hunt down and locate his enemies, including through walls.
Classified arenas: The new Emergence season will feature a Ranked Arena system, which will be the next significant update to Arenas, Apex Legends’ 3v3 competitive mode. Ranked Arenas will allow players around the world to move up the leaderboard by making sure to upgrade their rank (Bronze, Silver, and Gold to Predator), testing their ability to defeat opponents of a similar level through the matchmaking system. Additional information on Ranked Arenas can be found in this article.
Year 2 of the Apex Legends Global Series: Finally, EA detailed the content of the new season of the ALGS. For this second year of competition, the base endowment will rise to $ 5 million and the Cross-Play game functionality will accommodate Xbox and PlayStation players, while the Pro League and the Challenger Circuit will do their appearance. To learn more about the program, competition format, eligibility criteria and more, go here to read the official blog post ofApex Legends.
Apex Legends: Emergence will be available from August 3, 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, Nintendo Switch and PC via Origin and Steam.