Apex Legends Anniversary Collection Event 2023: Skins & free rewards

Alex Garton

Apex Legends has announced its fourth-anniversary Collection Event and as always, we can expect an update that celebrates with fresh skins and the chance to grab an Heirloom.

Apex Legends was released all the way back in 2019 and for every year that the game has been live, Respawn has celebrated with an Anniversary Collection Event.

As expected, Respawn is continuing the tradition for Apex’s fourth birthday, which means new cosmetics, collectibles, and fresh content.

This time, the update is bringing community-designed cosmetics, a free batch of rewards, and a chance to earn Heirloom Shards instead of a specific mythic item.


When is the Apex Legends Anniversary Collection Event?

Apex Legends’ fourth Anniversary Collection Event will begin on February 14, 2023, alongside the Season 16 patch.

This will give the community a massive amount of content and skins to collect, so make sure to mark down the date on your calendar!

Apex Legends Anniversary Collection Event Heirloom Shards

Unlike a typical Collection Event, the fourth Anniversary update will not be introducing a new Heirloom to the roster. Instead, players will have a chance to earn 150 Heirloom Shards on their own.

This means they can unlock any Heirloom of their choosing and gives them an extra level of flexibility. An offer like this has only happened once before, with the second anniversary of Apex Legends back in 2021, so make the most of it while it’s available.

In order to obtain the 150 Heirloom Shards, you’ll need to collect all 24 cosmetics in the Collection Event by purchasing themed packs.

Apex Legends Anniversary Collection Event free rewards

Apex Legends free rewards
Apex Legends Anniversary free reward track.

As always, this Collection Event features a free reward track but this time the cosmetics have been designed by the community.

This is exciting as it means all of the skins are original and have been put together by different artists outside Respawn. Not only that, as they’re free, every single player has the chance to earn them.

So, there you have it, that’s everything you need to know about the Anniversary Collection Event arriving on February 14, 2023.

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