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Apex Legends Season 2 Arrives With Brand New Features — 1.14 Patch Notes

Big changes come to Apex Legends

by William Schwartz

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The second season for Apex Legends has finally arrived and along with it update 1.14 to the game.  In the update, there’s a new hero in Wattson, new character customization, and new weapons.  As promised, Season 2 is going to have a host of new content for players to unlock through completing the Battle Pass.  There are new challenges and new legendary skins to unlock as well as new customization and content in the forms of emotes, music packs, loading screens and character/weapon skins.  Those who don’t purchase the Battle Pass can unlock items and access new features as well.  The free content in Apex Legends for Season 2 includes new stat trackers for each Legend, free Apex packs, and the Hot Rod skin for the new character, Wattson.

Logging back in to Apex Legends you’ll notice that Kings Canyon has changed, there’s obviously a new character, and a powerful new LMG weapon.  Players can also now play in Ranked Leagues which penalize players for leaving early.  You can find the full patch notes for Apex Legends Update 1.14 below:

Apex Legends Patch Notes 1.14 Update

Battle Pass Update

To get the Battle Pass, jump into Apex Legends and head to the Battle Pass tab in the store. Grab the Battle Pass for 950 Apex Coins or the Battle Pass Bundle for 2,800 Apex Coins (containing 4,700 Apex Coins’ worth of content!), and you’re all set.

CHALLENGES

Take on Daily and Weekly Challenges to score bonus Battle Pass XP and level up even faster. Read more here.

NEW CONTENT TYPES

Skydive emotes, music packs, and unique loading screens are now part of the rewards track.

MORE LEGENDARIES AND CRAFTING MATERIALS

Grab even more Legendary skins from the reward track and earn enough Crafting Materials to create a Legendary item of your choice.

FREE REWARDS

Everyone who plays Apex Legends Season 2 can earn:

  • Season 2 stat trackers for each Legend.
  • Five Apex Packs.
  • The Wattson Hot Rod skin.

Apex Legends Map Changes

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KINGS CANYON CHANGES

The Leviathans have breached Kings Canyon and it’ll never be the same! Many areas have been affected by our new guests. Enjoy exploring the new changes!

Apex Legends Newest Legend

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NEW LEGEND: WATTSON

Wattson has entered the arena and is available for 750 Apex Coins or 12,000 Legend Tokens.

  • PASSIVE: Spark of Genius
    • Ultimate Accelerants fully charge Wattson’s ultimate. Standing near the Interception Pylon boosts Wattson’s tactical recharge rate.
  • TACTICAL: Perimeter Security
    • Create electrified fences by connecting nodes. Fences damage and slow enemies.
  • ULTIMATE: Interception Pylon
    • Place an electrified pylon that destroys incoming ordnance and repairs damaged shields [can place up to 3 Pylons at one time].

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Ranked Leagues

​The new ranked leagues feature a penalty system for players who abandon ranked matches.

As well as the big updates you’ll see in this latest update there has been a ton of tweaks to legends, weapons, and general bug fixes.  Head to the Apex Legends forums to see the full patch notes. 

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