The recently revealed Season 13 of Apex Legends: Saviors will bring many balance changes, a new character named Newcastle, new events and more. It’s all shaping up to be a big time for fans of the popular battle royale, so we’ve compiled all relevant information about the upcoming season here so you know exactly what to expect.
When does Season 13: Saviors start?
Apex Legends seasons last three months each to allow for a total of four seasons per year, and Respawn has announced that fans will be able to dive into Season 13: Saviors on all platforms starting May 10.. Of course, this date excludes an unforeseen delay that could occur for a number of reasons. Seasonal delays have happened in the past, so it’s not completely out of the question, but it’s still an unlikely scenario.
What’s new in Season 13?
Season 13 adds a new character to the ever-expanding roster, updates the ranking system, and changes parts of its new Storm Point map. Here’s what you need to know about these changes.
Newcastle defensive legend
Known as the “Hero of Harris Valley”, new Apex Legends character Newcastle is the sibling of beloved Bangalore legend, adding new depth to existing lore and certainly setting the two siblings up for encounters. uncomfortable as they face off in Apex games.
Newcastle’s abilities will bring more protection abilities to the game meta that will allow him to protect his allies and defend his positions. His passive lets him drag downed allies to safety so they can take cover, while his tactical ability lets him use a large shield to provide cover for his teammates – and it seems to work the same way. way than the shield of Gibraltar in that it won’t. let the bullets pass. Meanwhile, his ultimate deploys an even bigger shield with strategically designed gaps for allies to shoot through while still being protected.
Apex Legends: Saviors Newcastle Stories from the Outlands “Hero”
Please use a browser compatible with html5 video to watch videos.
This video has an invalid file format.
Sorry, but you cannot access this content!
Please enter your date of birth to view this video
By clicking ‘enter’ you agree to GameSpot’s Terms
Season 13 will also bring updates to Apex Legends’ ranked mode, which Respawn is calling “Ranked Reloaded”.
A description of the changes outlines what to expect, saying: “Rise and fall through the ranks together in a reworked ranking system that rewards teamwork and skill.”
Fans believe this means there will be heavier consequences for losing in the mode, with repeated failures resulting in demotion to lower ranks.
Storm Point Map Changes
Apex Legends’ newest map, Storm Point, is also getting a few changes in Season 13. A giant sea monster has died and washed up on the west coast of the map, giving players a chance to explore around – and even indoors – as they search for their loot. Some leaked images have also hinted at weapon caches spread across the map that will be guarded by Specter units.
What’s in Season 13: Saviors Battle Pass?
Season 13 will have a Battle Pass like all other seasons, and it should cost 950 Apex Coins. Respawn promises “legendary skins, reactive skins, and more”. We should know more about the pass closer to launch.
GameSpot may earn a commission on retail offers.