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Apex Legends devs explain why World’s Edge train is stopped in Season 6

Published: 15/Aug/2020 11:10 Updated: 15/Aug/2020 11:13

by Joe Craven

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Respawn Entertainment have explained why the loot-filled train that roams the World’s Edge map will be stopped for Apex Legends Season 6, which is set to drop on August 18. 

The Apex Legends Season 6 launch is set to be the game’s largest update in the last few months, making a host of changes to the current meta. Obviously, the biggest change will be the introduction of Rampart, the new Legend.

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However, the World’s Edge map is also in for a significant shakeup, with a number of POIs receiving major changes. One of these is the loot-filled train, that carries top tier loot all around the World’s Edge environment.

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Season 6 is dropping on August 18.

With news of the Season 6 map updates came news of the train’s course being halted. Thankfully, Respawn explained why they have chosen to dismantle the train and spread the fragments around World’s Edge.

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“The train has been stopped!” Respawn said. “For Season 6, the train has been dismantled and scattered around the tracks of World’s Edge. This single change helped us achieve one of our goals of providing more rotational options through some particularly scary chokepoints.”

As it sounds, players will be able to find parts of the train distributed around the tracks, where there will still be loot and other valuable items.

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The train has received a host of shake ups, but Season 6 will be its biggest.

Respawn finished: “Nearly all tunnels that used to be clear for the train (and therefore, almost never used), now have static train cars and other cover, as well as some small amounts of loot.”

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Essentially, Season 6 will make more areas of the map relevant, areas that in the past would have simply been an area for the train to travel through.

While the train has been stopped, the loot that can be found on it is still available – just spread out across the train’s old route, rather than in one moving location.

Obviously, this change is subject to player feedback and Respawn’s will, so don’t expect this to be the last time the train is altered in Apex’s life-cycle.

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Horizon officially revealed in Apex Legends via new Season 7 teasers

Published: 14/Oct/2020 0:40 Updated: 14/Oct/2020 0:47

by Alan Bernal

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A new round of teasers for Apex Legends Season 7 has officially revealed a character named Horizon, as Respawn starts to wind up the hype for the next era in the battle royale.

The studio introduced a ‘monitor’ in the Firing Range which served as a terminal that played a video featuring someone talking off-screen. After completing all the challenges handed to you, the monitor officially introduces Dr. Mary Somers, also called Horizon.

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That was a strong indication that Respawn could have Horizon queued up to be the Season 7 Legend, especially since she says “see ya real soon, darlins.” About a month out from the next season is about the time that the devs like to whet their fans’ appetites for new content.

Now we have a clear picture of who to expect to play in the Games soon. By how she introduced herself, it also sounds like Horizon and her crew will be making a major splash in Apex Legends whenever they finally debut.

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“All that data you’ve provided us will come in handy… when we face ya in the Games,” Horizon said, after the player completed all of the challenges.

The same day as the teaser released in Apex, Respawn also announced the Championship Edition of the game that will be coming in Season 7. In that trailer, we see the silhouette of the next Legend for the game, which could very well be Horizon.

Earlier in October, dataminer ‘Biast’ found the challenges and the teaser that players are finding today. Horizon’s badge was also previewed in these leaks, with the image of her face and prominent goggles.

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Horizon was also listed as an Offensive-type Legend in another slate of leaks that listed six other characters that were rumored for Apex.

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It should be noted that the order of the characters in that leak suggested she was still four Legend releases away from coming to Apex, but that obviously wouldn’t be the case if she arrives in Season 7.

While the in-game teaser has made Horizon an official character in Apex, fans should still wait to see if she turns out to be an Offensive Legend.

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These teasers usually leaves people with more questions than they answer, but everything should be more clear when Season 7 launches in Apex Legends.