Apex Legends is set to elevate its gaming experience with a significant 120 FPS update for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S in the upcoming Breakout season. As the popular battle royale marks its fifth anniversary, EA introduces a host of changes, including the nostalgic Mixtape map called Thunderdome, a homage to Apex Legends' original launch map, King's Canyon. The standout feature is the introduction of a 120 FPS mode for players on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series consoles, enhancing the gameplay's fluidity, aligning Apex Legends with competitors like Call of Duty, Halo Infinite, and Fortnite in frame rate prowess.
Scheduled for release on February 13, the 120 FPS boost is expected to deliver a smoother and more dynamic experience, particularly in the fast-paced action of Mixtape modes set on smaller maps. The update aims to attract both existing and potential players, especially those who have been awaiting such a mode. As the game enters its 20th season, players can anticipate more changes, including the Legends Upgrade system, allowing battle royale enthusiasts to choose specific upgrades using earned EVO during a match. Additionally, a revamped armor system eliminates body shields as lootable items, instead upgrading capacity with each player level.
Having surpassed its five-year milestone, Apex Legends' ongoing evolution promises more maps, modes, and Legends in the years and seasons to come. For now, players can immerse themselves in the celebration of the new Thunderdome map, the enhanced armor system, the awaited 120 FPS mode, and other exciting updates arriving on February 13.