The one that will start on May 4th will be the ninth season of the famous battle royale which, for the occasion, it will expand with a new permanent mode that goes beyond the boundaries of the genre of belonging.
Sand it will in fact consist of 3v3 battles to be fought in the best of nine rounds, with the possibility of accumulating a currency to spend at the beginning of each of them to enhance the arsenal at one's disposal.
“To win a match in the Arena, you have to win at least three rounds ed be two points ahead of the enemy team " it says in the description on the official website di Apex Legends, “The easiest way to win is to win three rounds without giving more than one to the opponent. Simply put, go 3-0 or 3-1 and the game is over. On the other hand, if the opposing team wins at least two, things get interesting. You have to go two rounds to win. Going to 3-2 or 4-3 will not be enough. It will take a 4-2 or a 5-3 to ensure victory. Rounds continue until one of the two teams is two points ahead. This until the eventual ninth round (which is reached at 4-4) when the game turns into a sudden death. Whoever wins the ninth round will take the glory home ”.
In the post, Respawn says he thought of a classic best of 7 game series, but that this choice led to many 4-0 or 0-4 that were boring for both the winner and the loser. This solution, on the other hand, tends to safeguard competitiveness, with long matches only if fought and short fights in case one of the two teams is obviously better than the other.
This mode, which takes place in some small custom maps taken from the original ones of the game, goes as mentioned in take a permanent place within the Apex Legends offering: it will accompany the original battle royale and will be useful for advancing your seasonal Battle Pass through a new series of challenges dedicated to it.
The news coming with Legacy do not stop there and with the new season, as usual, the new playable character will make his debut, Valkyrie, already introduced with his story trailer by Title Northstar.
Kairi “Valkyrie” Imahara arrives in the roster together with the new weapon, theArco Bocek, and represents a significant link between Apex Legends and Titanium case 2 (which just so happens, has recently registered a peak in users), where the players got to meet the driver Viper, his father.