Apex Legends 5th Anniversary: Exciting Updates Revealed!

Author: Kalyan Ganguli


Published at: 09 Feb 2024

As Apex Legends celebrates its fifth year, Respawn Entertainment is gearing up for a series of thrilling additions to mark this milestone. From a fresh game mode to a Collection Event featuring Heirloom Shards, there’s plenty in store for fans of the game this year.

Apex Legends 5th Anniversary: Introducing Straight Shot LTM
Join the celebration with the introduction of a new Limited Time Mode, Straight Shot, offering the same intense action as Trios but with a twist. With 30 players instead of 60, matches are set to be faster and more adrenaline-fueled than ever before.

Apex Legends 5th Anniversary: Community-Created Rewards Tracker
For the third consecutive year, Respawn presents a community-inspired reward tracker crafted by talented Community Artists in collaboration with beloved creators. Complete challenges to unlock a range of stunning cosmetics, including a Ballistic skin, loading screens, gun skins, event packs, and more.

Apex Legends 5th Anniversary: Squad Set Cosmetics
In honor of the anniversary, Respawn has revamped some fan-favorite skins used by squad leaders, transforming them into legendary looks for other Legends. Look out for reimagined skins like Catalyst’s “Lunar Elegance,” Pathfinder’s “Retro-bot,” Mirage’s “Tin Man,” and more.

Apex Legends 5th Anniversary: Collection Event
Complete the Anniversary Collection to automatically receive 150 Heirloom Shards, granting you access to coveted Heirlooms or Prestige Skins of your choice. Plus, enjoy free Event packs throughout the Collection event, reducing the cost of acquiring Heirloom shards significantly.

Explore the new Event Store, offering a variety of special deals during the event, including discounts on Collection Event Packs. Keep an eye out for bundles like the “Fashion Forward Bundle,” “Soulless Sentry Bundle,” and the “Low Profile Bundle,” alongside a sale on previous anniversary squad skins and the Valentine’s Day Sale!