In a current interview with video game magazine Game Informer, Apex Legends common supervisor Dusty Welch and recreation director Chad Grenier touched on which Legends are performed probably the most and the way characters evolve over time.
Like most video games with a hero or character pool, gamers drifted in the direction of totally different Legends extra in every season, however Wraith and Pathfinder had been persistently excessive picks throughout the board. In the interview, Welch and Grenier spoke about which Legends had been the most well-liked.
“Caustic has been from a pro player or tournament standpoint. He’s been an interesting player favorite, especially when they get into the final areas,” stated Welch.
“We’ve seen in competitive play Wattson has been a popular pick. It also changes with the game. When we released the Winter Express game mode, Gibraltar was by far the favorite,” stated Grenier.
Ever for the reason that 4.1 replace, Wattson has become less of a must-have pick due to Respawn nerfing a few of her extra unfair traits. Before the patch, Wattson was in a position to maintain six grenades in solely three stock slots, permitting gamers who discovered large enough backpacks to stockpile grenades and bombard others with what appeared like a by no means ending provide of grenades.
Players used this methodology loads, with inside areas changing into a demise sentence in most video games. The solely counter to this was to have a Wattson your self, along with her Interceptor Pylon destroying incoming ordinances, like grenades. Respawn responded to this infuriating meta by patching the character, limiting her to 1 grenade per stock slot and bringing the bombardments to an finish.
Legends character Bloodhound was changed in patch 4.1 as well, along with his skills being altered to replicate his authentic idea extra. Bloodhound is a recon character, with the flexibility to trace down or “hunt” down gamers with the Eye of the Allfather, which now has 3 times the vary.
Before the replace, this capability was solely good for finding a participant inside the identical constructing or behind a rock, now Eye of the Allfather might be the hunter he was at all times meant to be. The solely draw back is the flexibility now takes twice as lengthy to recharge.
Welch and Grenier additionally hinted at what else might be coming in Season 4: Assimilation, with Grenier being cautious to disclose an excessive amount of.
“I don’t wish to spoil an excessive amount of. We shall be having some stuff introduced shortly that shall be fairly thrilling for everybody. I’ll inform you that we simply locked in our plan for some main content material coming in 2020 which has made the staff very excited… We’re making an attempt to inform extra story and we’ll have extra characters and depth there. We have extra nice animated content material coming, It’s an thrilling 12 months for positive,” stated Grenier.
Apex Legends Season 4: Assimilation is at the moment operating on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Now is a superb time to leap again into Apex, with Season 5 set to link the Apex canon with Respawn’s other popular title, Titanfall.