Apex Legends Season 5: Fortunes Favor - Live today
May 12, 2020
A new Legend: Loba, Season Quests, Battle Pass content, and more!
Free to play battle royale Apex Legends, is seeing it's fifth major update in little over a year. You can download for free today, and join the mayhem! Heres' what you can expect from Season 5: Fortune's Favor;
An all new Legend - Loba
Loba is a Translocating Thief, her abilities are mostly unknown other than teleportation by throwing a disc device, seeing valuable loot through walls, and being equipped with a device that can remotely steal nearby loot
EA's website doesn't reveal much, other than this brief descriptor: "Stylish, sophisticated, and resourceful, whatever Loba wants, she takes. Good luck stopping her."
New Battle Pass and Season Quest
An all new Battle Pass is coming with over 100 legendary skins, Apex packs, new content and probably lots more.
For the first time ever, a Season Quest has been added called The Broken Ghost. The Broken Ghost is a season-long quest to recover 9 pieces of a mysterious artifact.
Players will need to hunt down Treasure Packs in daily Duos, Trios or Ranked matches. Treasure packs aren't dropped at the end of a match, but taken with you beyond the lobby. One can be collected each day. These packs can contain Crafting Metals, Apex Packs, BattlePass XP or the ability to play a new weekly Huntfor the next piece of the artifact.
Starting May 19th, you'll be entering the Kings Canyons at Night on a mission to infiltrate and retrieve a piece of the artifact, then return home safely. Parts of the map have sunken and some new areas risen in their place! Prowler enemies will be standing in your way so you'll need to party up with a squad if you want a fair shot at success! A successful hunt will earn you an exclusive Weapon Charm and unlock the next chapter in the story.
Hunts can be replayed and will only unlock once you've acquired 5 Treasure packs, 9 hunts in total are planned for this season.
Ranked Series 4
Highlights of Series 4;
- Schedule of 6 weeks of ranked play before reset continues
- RP based matchmaking continues
- Mid-season map change continuing as well as soft RP reset. Planned split reset for June 23.
- Scoring, RP entry cost and Assists systems staying the same
- Loss forgiveness added (session abandonment penalties lessened in some circumstances)
- Reconnection to session enabled for wifi interruptions or power outages
You can play Apex Legends right now for free on Xbox One, PS4 and Origin on PC!
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