Video games have given their contribution to providing us with a brand new way of entertainment. With passing time, video games were revolutionized to match with the prevailing trends of the tech world. Played on different platforms, video games are known to boost your analytical skills and provide you with excellent leadership skills. Battle royale games are the most exciting video game genre that is widely popular among the players. Over the years, several battle royale and survival games have been introduced that have their own unique concepts and features that set them apart from their peers. A brand new name has been added to this genre that has instantly grabbed popularity among the video game geeks. Launched on 4 February 2019, Apex Legends is a free battle royale game. Developed by Respawn Entertainment and published under Electronic Arts.
Apex Legends Setting Up Revolution in The Video Game Industry
Imbibing the features of several other video games, including Respawn Entertainment’s “Titanfall,” battle royales, class-based shooters, etc., Apex Legend is one massive entry in the video game industry.
Sixty players divided into three squads skydive into an isolated island with one player leading each squad. Once the players land on the island, they need to scavenge for necessary weapons, equipment, and vehicles to attack the enemy squad. With passing time and as the battle intensifies, the gaming arena restricts in size, leaving space for just one squad which wins the match. Players can select their avatar, each having a different skillset before the game starts. The characters in the game are known as “Legends.” Focused on teamwork, Apex Legends uses non-verbal communication called Pinging to communicate with the squadmates. Through pinging, players can communicate directions, weapon locations, enemies’ positions, etc.
So far, 3 seasons of Apex Legends have been launched this year that includes Wild Frontier (19 March – 18 June), Battle Charge (2 July – 1 October), Meltdown (1 October – Present).
The developers started working on the game in 2016, and early 2017 and the makers have kept the game secret until it’s launch. Since the makers have released the trailer of the game, it has received a positive response from the audience and critics. In reviews, critics have majorly highlighted the gameplay progression system, fusion elements from other video games, and it’s competitive gaming arena. Many have claimed that Apex Legends can be a tough competition to the Fortnite Battle Royale, a popular battle royale game dominating the video game industry for the last two years.
According to the game statistics of July 2019, Apex Legends is having approx. 8 – 10 million players every week. Such massive contribution by the players has made Apex Legends a popular battle royale game in the industry.
With the Halloween edition of Apex Legends, i.e., Fight or Fright Event Collection. A part of season 3, Meltdown, Fight, or Fright event Collection is the Halloween edition of the game focused on bringing new excitements to the game. Let’s take a look at the key features and Halloween specifications added to the Fight or Fright Event Collection.
Shadowfall: Enjoy Kings Canyon in Limited Time Mode
The Halloween version of Apex Legends brings shadow fall mode that lets you experience Kings Canyon in darkness. Once the players in the squad combat against each other in Kings Canyon, a dark mystery awaits them. After the death, their Legends will respawn into undead Legend and join the much powerful “Shadow Squad.” Though being a part of the shadow squad will take away all your weapons and powers as a legend, it will equip you with abilities of extensive movements and jump speed.
Exclusive Fight or Fright Cosmetics
In the brand new Halloween version of Apex Legends, you will be introduced to free skins, music packs, costumes, badges, etc. There is a set of 24 themed costumes that are available for a limited time only. Players have a choice to acquire in-game cosmetics. They can unlock these premium Collection Event cosmetics through direct purchase, crafting, or Event apex packs. For each method, players have to collect coins to make the purchase. Below are the minimum coin counts for each of the purchase method:-
- Direct Purchase
- Legendaries: 1800 Apex Coins
- Epics: 1000 Apex Coins
- Legendaries: 2400 crafting metals
- Epics: 800 crafting metals
- Event Apex Packs
- 700 apex coins
The developers have also replaced the Event Apex pack with additional loot enabling players to get more items in each event Apex pack. There are several no-event items that belong to the categories of weapon skins, Legend Finishers, Legends skins, banner frames, banner poses, banner stat trackers, intro quips, kills quips, or crafting metals.
Double Top 5 & Wins XP Weekend
Apex Legends brings you a brand new time slot to earn double XP for the top 5s and earn rewards all through the weekend. From 25 October 10:00 am PST to 28 October 10:00 am, PST players will get a chance to mount up their XPs. With Double XP, players will now be able to get a hand on their favorite items between these time slots. Such bonuses from the double XP earned within this time slot will be reflected in Account Level and Battle Pass Progression. So brush up your skills to start earning the bonuses.
Apex Legends is undoubtedly a promising battle royale game that has been launched with a motive to turn the tables for all the survival games. Apex Legends had instantly got the attention of the game geeks due to its unique concept. The Apex Legends Fight or Fright Event Collection has got everything you have been looking for on the Halloween month. Offering one of a kind gaming experience and introducing some mind-blowing features, Apex Legends Fight or Fright event Collection invites all the players to set their spirits high with this unique Halloween edition. Since the trailer launch, Apex Legends: Fight or Fright Collection Event has bagged ample limelight. Fans are already excited to get all-new gaming experience.
So, what are you waiting for? This Halloween, don’t get the usual trick-or-treat. Hustle up for the Fight or Fright Collection event. And let us know about your feedback in the comments box.