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Apex Legends to Receive Next-Gen Update With Warriors Collection Event

Abhimannu Das
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PS5 and Xbox Series X owners who play Apex Legends will get a next-gen update on 29th March 2022.
The new update will be automatically installed for Xbox Series X via Smart Delivery.
The new update also includes the Warriors Collection event which will kick off tonight.

Respawn Entertainment announced that PlayStation and Xbox players will finally receive the next-gen update for Apex Legends with the upcoming Warriors event. In addition to the next-gen update, players will also get to experience the new Collection event which comes with Crypto’s heirloom. Control is also returning as a limited-time mode in Caustic’s Treatment plan. The new update will be available on all platforms starting 29th March.

Apex Legends next-gen update details

The new patch is bringing updates for Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X|S owners. Starting 29th March, Respawn will be launching the native next-gen versions of Apex Legends. You will be able to play the game in native 4K (PS5 & Xbox Series X) and it will also bring HDR support for supported displays. Respawn is planning support for more next-gen features in future updates.

For PS5 Owners who already have Apex Legends installed:

  • Navigate to the Game Hub for Apex Legends on the PS5 dashboard.

  • Press the "Options" button next to "Play Game" (represented by "..." inside the Game Hub).

  • Press "Select Version" and choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.

  • Once the download is complete, navigate to the Game Library to delete the PS4 version.

For PS5 Owners who do not currently have Apex Legends installed:

  • Navigate to the "Your Collection" tab of the Game Library on the PS5 dashboard.

  • Find Apex Legends in your list of games and select it.

  • When prompted, choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.

For Xbox Series X/S Owners:

Apex Legends uses Smart Delivery on Xbox consoles. The best version of the game is automatically delivered to your console, regardless of generation and players will not need to manually update the game.

In addition to the next-gen update, players will also get access to a brand new Arenas map which will be permanently available starting 29th March. Apex is also getting its Season 12 heirloom event with free cosmetics as well as purchasable event items that players can obtain until 12th April 2022. Unlike the next-gen update, the Collections event will be available to PC players as well.

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.