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Apex Legends Wraith Twitch Prime skin leaked and coming soon

Published: 6/Apr/2020 2:46 Updated: 6/Apr/2020 14:32

by Isaac McIntyre

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The next Twitch Prime exclusive Apex Legends skin will feature one of the battle royale’s most popular characters, Wraith, and data miners have already revealed what her new style will look like when it arrives later this month.

There’s simply no denying it ⁠— Wraith is pretty much Apex’s most popular legend. The Interdimensional Skirmisher is currently played by nearly a quarter of the fanbase, so it’s no small surprise she is next in line for a free Twitch skin.

Last month’s Prime releases have been pretty interesting. After his Season 4 debut, Revenant was adorned with a free “Gilded Rose” costume. More recently, smooth-talking Mirage got an Irish variant. Now it’s Wraith’s turn.

Wraith is the next Apex character to get a free Twitch Prime skin.
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Wraith is the next Apex character to get a free Twitch Prime skin.

New Queen of Hearts Wraith skin leaked

According to Apex code digger Biast12, Wraith’s Twitch Prime skin will be called “Queen of Hearts.” On top of that, they’ve already given us a pretty good look at what the new variant costume will look like in-game too.

The rare skin ⁠— buried in the code as “wraith_*_rareplus_queenofhearts” ⁠— appears to be based on Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland villain of the same name. In the 2010 movie Helena Bonham Carter is adorned with red and white face paint.

Wraith appears to have undergone the same treatment with her Twitch Prime skin, down to the light blue eyebrow paint and narrow red lipstick. She’s also wearing red and black robes covered in card suits, including hearts.

When will the Twitch Prime Wraith skin be released?

Wraith’s new rare skin will be available from April 15, according to updated information on Apex’s Twitch Prime page. Mirage’s Lucky Charmer costume is already available there, and Wraith’s has been updated to read “April 15.”

This means that, at the time of publication, Wraith fans and Prime subscribers only have to wait nine days to get their hands on the new release variant.

How to get the free Twitch Prime Wraith skin

You will need an active Twitch Prime subscription to obtain this new Wraith skin. To add the item to your inventory, complete the following steps:

  • Visit the Apex Legends page on the Twitch Prime website.
  • Log in with the credentials for your Twitch account that has an active Prime subscription.
  • Click the CLAIM NOW button above the Queen of Hearts Wraith skin (once it becomes available on April 15).
  • When prompted, click to link your EA account with your Twitch account.
  • Once your accounts have been linked, the item will be claimed. It will then be added to your in-game inventory the next time you log in.
Wraith's Twitch Prime skin has been locked in for an April 15 release
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Wraith’s Twitch Prime skin has been locked in for an April 15 release.

Unfortunately, the Queen of Hearts skin is no Voidwalker release ⁠— it’s doubtful we’ll ever see that mega-popular skin return to the game ⁠— but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth the pick-up, especially considering it’s basically free!

If you’re not interested in Wraith, don’t worry. There’s still plenty to look forward to on Apex’s horizon, from a host of new skins coming alongside the Bloodhound Town Takeover event, to the actual map-changing event itself.

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Respawn Senior Game Designer wants more “non-BR” modes in Apex Legends

Published: 28/Nov/2020 22:31

by Alan Bernal

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Respawn Senior Game Designer Daniel Z. Klein is a big fan of Apex Legends’ non-BR modes, and would want the studio to experiment with a few more concepts after seeing how successful the Winter Express has been.

Admittedly, Klein isn’t a part of the game modes team at Respawn, but the senior developer gave his preference on which direction the battle royale could take from here. Previous modes like Hunt and the Winter Express tweaked Apex’s typical formula, giving players something different to get their hands on.

The team at Respawn has proven they can make modes that don’t feed into the normal BR format but still create products that resonate with their players. Klein would like to see more of this out of Apex in the following seasons, though has said there’s not much to reveal on that front as of yet.

“I really want us to try more non-BR things; I think Winter Express was a wonderful proof of concept that Apex can be super fun in non-BR modes,” he said on Reddit. “I think something Mario Party-like, like (League of Legends’) Nexus Blitz, would probably be a bit too much for a game like Apex, but there are LOTS of cool things we could do.”

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He isn’t wrong on that final point. Aside from being a solid battle royale in the bustling genre, Apex Legends has something unique that not many games can boast about: it’s incredible characters.

Respawn have injected a vast amount of lore and personality into their cast of 15 Legends, meaning they can produce nearly any mode they want without struggling with how it logistically fits into the game.

We kind of got a taste of that type of ingenuity with the Fight or Fright Collection Event, that showed Pathfinder teleporting into a night version of Kings Canyon which introduced the Shadowfall mode.

Now that there’s vehicles and loads of new gameplay mechanics in Season 7, non-BR modes like races, new PvE concepts, and more can be a frontrunner for possibilities to explore.

Like Klein said, there isn’t anything Respawn are ready to announce for Apex Legends as of yet, but players have loads of content to hold them over until they do.