EA and Respawn Entertainment announced that Apex Legends releases on March 29th for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S! These versions support 4K, 60fps, HDR and greater LOD distances to name a few features. Read up on more details below:
This patch is also bringing some sweet updates for Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X|S owners. On March 29, we will be launching the native next-gen versions of Apex Legends. You will be able to play your favorite game in native 4K (PS5 & Xbox Series X) along with the game being outputted in glorious HDR. Additionally, we are planning support for more next-gen features in future updates.
Improvements over back-compat versions:
4K output | PS5 & Xbox Series X
Full 60hz gameplay | PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
HDR | PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
Higher resolution shadow maps | PS5 & Xbox Series X
Greater LOD distances | PS5 & Xbox Series X
Coming in future updates:
120hz gameplay | PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
Adaptive triggers | PS5
Haptics | PS5
Visual Improvements | PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
Audio Improvements | PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
To ensure you have the latest version starting March 29:
For PS5 Owners who already have Apex Legends installed:
Navigate to the Game Hub for Apex Legends on the PS5 dashboard.
Press the “Options” button next to “Play Game” (represented by “…” inside the Game Hub).
Press “Select Version” and choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.
Once the download is complete, navigate to the Game Library to delete the PS4 version.
For PS5 Owners who do not currently have Apex Legends installed:
Navigate to the “Your Collection” tab of the Game Library on the PS5 dashboard.
Find Apex Legends in your list of games and select it.
When prompted, choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.
For Xbox Series X/S Owners:
Apex Legends uses Smart Delivery on Xbox consoles. The best version of the game is automatically delivered to your console, regardless of generation – no extra steps are required from you.
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