Apex Legends Season 13 Release Date, New Legend, & Ranked Changes

When is Apex Legends Season 13 coming out is something many fans of the popular battle royale want to know this spring. Called Saviors, Season 13 is set to bring a new legend, new Storm Point POIs and map mechanics, huge ranked changes, and much more! Here’s everything we know about Apex Legends Season 13.

Apex Legends Season 13 Release Date, New Legend, & Ranked Changes
Newcastle is set to join Apex Legends in Season 13

Apex Legends Season 13 Start Date

It has been officially confirmed that the new season is set to kick off on Tuesday, May 10th, 2022. The patch for the new update will be released at 7 pm CET / 6 pm BST / 1 pm ET / 10 am PT.

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Apex Legends Season 13 New Legend Newcastle

The biggest star of Season 13 is Newcastle, the latest legend to join the game. Newcastle is a defensive legend whose kit is all about creating safe spaces for your team to advance or retreat. These are his abilities:

  • Passive – Retrieve the Wounded
    • Drag downed allies as you revive and protect them with your Revive Shield.
  • Tactical – Mobile Shield
    • Throw a controllable drone that creates a moving energy shield.
  • Ultimate – Castle Wall
    • Leap and slam to a target ally or area and create a fortified stronghold.
  • Perk – Fortified
    • Incoming damage reduced by 15%. Not slowed by bullets.

Apex Legends Season 13 Ranked Changes

Apex Legends Saviors will bring a huge rework of Ranked play in Apex Legends. These updates will change how ranked is played in a major way. The main goal behind the changes is for players to play as a team and for the win in ranked, and not for the individual results. Teams will now be rewarded on a team level and everyone on a team will receive RP no matter who gets a kill. In addition, Kill RP Cap has been removed. To balance this out, developers have decreased the base value of each kill.

Furthermore, another change introduced in this update is the increase of the assist timer, which is now up from 10 seconds to 15 seconds. These are just some of the ranked changes, For more details, visit the official Apex Legends blog.

New Storm Point POIs

A huge monster appeared on the shores of Storm Point. Although, Legends managed to successfully neutralise it. Now its carcass remains there, acting as a new point of interest, providing protection and maybe even something more. There are also new barracks with robots, which players can kill for some lucrative loot. For more details about the new season, please visit the official Saviors page.

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