From Bloodhound’s origin story, to the new Town Takeover, there’s plenty to explore in the Old Ways event. Apparently, even The Beatles are in on the action, with a new easter egg dedicated to the most influential band of all time.
Apex Legends easter eggs never fail to deliver. From training yard dummies coming to life, to Star Wars tidbits buried in the battle royale lore, it’s always exciting — and now it looks like even The Beatles are getting in on the action too.
The English rock band first formed in Liverpool in 1960, and soon rose to mega-fame across the world. Their globe-trotting influence seems to have even extended to Respawn’s writing room, considering new lore has them involved.
Where can Apex players find the Beatles easter egg?
Well, not all of The Beatles’ iconic lineup. According to Apex penman Manny Hagopian, there is a little dedication to the group’s legendary lead guitarist George Harrison buried in the new Bloodhound lore, as well as their original story.
Two of the game’s characters are named after a throwaway line Harrison said in the Beatles flick “A Hard Day’s Night,” released in 1964, the Apex writer continued. In the comedy, George revealed he hilariously named his hair Artur.
Thus, Bloodhound’s raven was named, Hagopian explained. Not only that, but when the Old Ways event came around, the lineage continued. It was confirmed in the Takeover teaser the Félagi fighter’s uncle was also called Artur.
“Confession… while creating the backstory for Bloodhound, I was asked what their bird’s name was — I said: “Artur.” This is in reference to the name George Harrison calls his hair in one of my favorite movies,” Hagopian revealed on Twitter.
#ApexLegends Confession: Now that everyone knows who Artur is. While creating the backstory for Bloodhound, I was asked what their bird’s name was – I said: “Artur”. This is in reference to the name George Harrison calls his hair in one of my favorite movies “A Hard Day’s Night.”
— Manny Hagopian (@MannyHagopian) April 6, 2020
Artur’s Apex Legends voice actor revealed
That wasn’t all that was wrapped into the name too though, Hagopian continued. According to the Apex writer, it is also what famous American actor Del Close called his well-known form of improv, also called “the Harold.”
Finally, Hagopian unveiled the man who brought Bloodhound’s mentor Artur to life — Nick E. Tarabay. The actor is know for bringing Spartacus villain Ashur to life in the 2010 series. He also made short appearances in The Expanse and Arrow.
“For those asking, Artur is voiced by the outstanding Nick E. Tarabay, which makes this the second actor from Spartacus (2010) I’ve been lucky to collaborate with after Liam McIntyre as Malicos in Jedi: Fallen Order,” the Apex writer said.
It has been revealed. Yes I am the booming melodic voice of Artur.
— Nick E. Tarabay (@nicktarabay) April 6, 2020
There might not be any more musical easter eggs hidden in Respawn’s ever-expanding title, but there’s certainly a lengthy list of other secrets players have discovered in Apex Legends since it was released in early 2019.
From the aforementioned living dummies and Star Wars secrets, to a fun third-person egg and a giant Nessy model, there’s plenty to discover. Easter eggs are even appearing on menus now too, so keep your eyes peeled!