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Apex Legends: New Crypto teaser spotted at Preseason Invitational

Published: 15/Sep/2019 15:22 Updated: 15/Sep/2019 15:53

by Joe Craven


Yet another teaser for the unreleased legend Crypto appears to have been spotted, this time at the Apex Legends preseason invitational. 

Apex Legends fans are eagerly anticipating the addition of another new legend to their Titanfall-esque battle royale. Despite launching back in February of 2019, only two new legends, Octane and Wattson, have been added to the game. 

It is widely believed that Crypto will be the next legend added to the game, but leaks also suggest that a couple more, namely Rosie and Nomad, are on their way to Respawn Entertainment’s BR.

Rosie appears to be on her way to Apex Legends, but not before Crypto.

While not yet announced by Respawn, Crypto is set to be added as a hacker, using EMP and technology to overcome his opponents. Data mined files suggest he will be able to deploy an aerial drone for reconnaissance. 

His ultimate ability is believed to be an EMP blast that disables nearby enemy electronics and hinders opponents in other ways. 

Fans believe another teaser for Crypto was present at the Apex Legends pre-season invitational, which is taking place from September 13-15, in Krakow, Poland. 

Eagle eyed fans noticed that, on the big screens at the event, legends were visually glitching as they transitioned. While a skeptic may put this down to issues with the screens, it seems too much of a coincidence to be ignored, particularly given Respawn’s track record with teasers and easter eggs.

Legends have begun ‘glitching’ at the invitational from r/apexlegends

The visual glitching would fit in with what is known so far about Crypto and his abilities when it comes to interfering with technology. 

This is paired with recent suggestions that the “failed hacking” of the Apex Legends map, Kings’ Canyon, is a hint at Crypto’s imminent arrival. 

Respawn EntertainmentVarious screens in King’s Canyon have recently displayed error messages.

While not yet confirmed, it certainly seems likely that we’ll see Crypto in Apex Legends soon, most likely at the start of October when Season 3 is expected to begin. 

For everything we know about Crypto, including his leaked abilities, check out our full legend profile here.

Fans will be keeping their eyes peeled for more teasers from the invitational, which sees the first international tournament in Apex Legends’ short history. There’s $500,000 on the line for the 80 professional teams competing. 

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Apex Legends reveals huge black hole teaser ahead of Season 7

Published: 25/Oct/2020 17:20

by Connor Bennett


Respawn Entertainment have revealed their newest teaser ahead of Apex Legends Season 7, involving a black hole and a small spaceship.

With Apex Legends Season 7 dropping on November 4, fans of Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale have been eager for details about the new Legend, a potential new map, and everything else that a brand new season brings.

The devs have already dropped some hints about potentially adding ‘Olympus’ as a new map, used Horizon as a potential new Legend to give players challenges, and started talking about who will be receiving a buff with the big update.

They’ve also added a big teaser in the form of a familiar-looking ‘UFO’ floating off the coast of both World’s Edge and King’s Canyon. Now, they’ve moved on to a new teaser – a black hole.

horizon in apex legends
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Horzion was the latest Legend to be teased in-game.

The black hole doesn’t appear in Kings Canyon or World’s Edge, but instead, is the main image being used to hype up the new Stories from the Outlands video

The video, which is set to go live on Monday, October 26 at 3 pm GMT/11 am EDT/8 am PDT, is titled ‘Promise’ and in the image showing the black hole, a small spacecraft can also be seen in the bottom left-hand corner. 

Some players have quickly suggested that the video is all about Horizon’s official reveal as a new Legend, but it could be showing a flight to Olympus for the new map. We won’t know for sure until the video is premiered. 

Each Tales from the Outlands videos has given us more and more insight into the bigger story surrounding Apex Legends, including things like the backstory of Bloodhound and the death of Forge. 

What this one has in store still remains to be seen, but it’s sure to be packed with teasers for Season 7, and potentially even other future seasons.