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How to claim exclusive Apex Legends cosmetic content with EA Access and Origin Access

Published: 6/Feb/2019 15:08 Updated: 6/Feb/2019 18:48

by Keshav Bhat

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EA and Respawn have announced that EA Access subscribers on Xbox One and Origin Access subscribers on PC can get access to exclusive cosmetic content in Apex Legends in a new limited time offer.

In a blog post on the official Play Apex website, Respawn has announced that players on Xbox One and PC that are subscribers of EA’s services can get bonus cosmetic content to use in Apex Legends. 

How to claim your free content

Any player on Xbox One with an active EA Access subscription will be given three exclusive items by simply starting the game.

Similarly, PC players with an active Origin Access Basic and Origin Access Premium subscription will get three exclusive items to use in Apex Legends by logging in.

What does bonus content consist of?

The bonus content included for players that qualify consists of: 

  • 1000 Apex Coins (worth $9.99)
  • An exclusive Flatline Epic Weapon Skin
  • A special Banner Badge

This bonus content offer is only available for a limited time, EA has confirmed. Players on Xbox One and PC must log in to Apex Legends by June 30, 2019 if they wish to add it to their account. 

EA Access/Origin Access members will gain access to free content.

For players on PlayStation 4, Respawn has released a content pack that includes PlayStation themed items. The PS4 pack is available for free for all PlayStation Plus subscribers. 

Apex Legends has been an instant hit with the gaming community and many of the world’s biggest streamers have been singing its praises since release.

If you’re trying Apex Legends out for the first time, check out our Apex Legends guides for in-depth explanations about everything from weapons to Apex Coins.

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What does Branthium mean in Apex Legends? Horizon & Ash Season 7 teasers

Published: 24/Oct/2020 17:35 Updated: 24/Oct/2020 18:06

by Calum Patterson

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Amid all the teasers for Apex Legends Season 7, one word has been on the lips of a number of characters: Branthium. But, what is this? A location, material, or something else entirely? Here, we’ll put together all the clues to get to the bottom of this mystery.

The first time we heard the word Branthium in Apex Legends, it came from Ash, at the end of the Season 5 Broken Ghost quest.

Ash is the villain from Titanfall 2, who was recruited by Kuben Blisk, before she “died” at the hands of Jack Cooper, was put back together again, her memory wiped, and then her head split into parts and spread throughout Kings Canyon.

Once the Legends put her head back together, she spoke to them, and, as part of an unintelligible message, said: “all roads lead to Branthium.”

Ash saying Branthium in Apex Legends
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Ash was the first time we heard ‘Branthium’ in Apex Legends.

What is Branthium in Apex Legends?

After the mention from Ash, in the first Twitter teaser for Season 7, Horizon (expected to be the next playable Legend), repeated the word “Branthium” in among all the static.

It later became clear that Horizon was repeating what Ash said – or, perhaps Ash was repeating Horizon.

Is Branthium a place?

The saying, “all roads lead to Branthium”, is undoubtedly a play on the common phrase “all roads lead to Rome.” Typically, this saying refers to “all paths or activities lead to the center of things” – it comes from Ancient Rome in the literal sense, when all roads started from the capital city.

So, at first, most theories believed Branthium was a place, possibly related to the planet Psamathe and its city, Olympus. Ash finished her monologue by saying “Welcome to Olympus.”

But, a spanner was thrown in the works of this theory by Horizon. In the latest Twitter teaser, Horizon says: “Just got to figure out how he can fuse the Branthium (or Brantium?) without critical mass.”

So, is Branthium actually some kind of element, or fuel, or material? This remains unclear, but it wouldn’t make sense for Ash (and Horizon) to say “All roads lead to Branthium,” if it was simply some kind of element.

This theory could line up though with the involvement of Hammon Robotics. The Planet Harvester which launched in Season 4 is being used by Hammond “to gather precious metals from the core of the planet for reasons unknown.” Is this metal Branthium/Brantium?

Perhaps, Branthium is both a place and an element, with the latter named after the former. Brantium could be a metal discovered on the planet Branthium? For now, we simply don’t know, but we’ll keep this post updated as more teasers emerge about this mysterious word, and what it could mean.

Season 7 is set to start on November 4 – a week earlier than initially planned – so we should learn a lot more then.