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Apex Legends “Genesis” Collection Event: Release date, Revenant Heirloom, Skull Town, skins, & more

Apex Legends have officially revealed the trailer for Season 9: Legacy’s Collection Event, Genesis, featuring new cosmetics and content.

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The Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event has finally been revealed with a brand new trailer showing off skins, Revenant’s Heirloom, and the return of the original Kings Canyon and World’s Edge maps.

With the recent “dry spell” in Apex Legends, players will be ecstatic to know the next Collection Event will be arriving very soon, bring a host of new content to the game.

Not only will the event bring new cosmetics after teasing Skull Town’s return the last couple of days, but players will also finally get to relive the original Kings Canyon and World’s Edge maps once again.

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Apex Legends “Genesis” Collection Event

The Season 9 Collection Event will officially arrive for all players on June 29 and will most likely drop at around 10 AM PST. The event will run until July 13, meaning the event will span a two-week period.

The event will bring new cosmetics, Revenant’s “Dead Man’s Curve” Heirloom, as well as the original Kings Canyon and World’s Edge maps.

The Genesis Collection Event will also bring new patch notes including:

  • Legend changes
  • Arena’s balancing and price changes
  • Lots of bug changes

Original Kings Canyon, World’s Edge, and Skull Town in Arenas

The Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event will see the return of Kings Canyon and World’s Edge in their original forms.

This will be a new experience for many players and their first time playing on these maps, as the newer versions are very different from the originals.

Players will finally get to drop back into Skull Town in Battle Royale and Arenas, as they also announced that it would be one of the new maps for the 3v3 mode.

Players will also be able to drop in Capitol City yet again before it was destroyed and turned into Fragment East and West.

Revenant’s Heirloom and new skins

Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event Revenant Heirloom

Just like any other Collection Event, the Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event will see the villainous Revenant gain his “Dead Man’s Curse” scythe, a scary sight for anyone who comes into close combat with him.

This Heirloom was leaked a while back, and it seems those dataminers were spot on, as fans will finally be able to get their hands on this huge Heirloom come June 29.

Further, to unlock this Heirloom, players will have to unlock every cosmetic available in the event store, usually around 24 items. This can be very pricey, but players will be able to use materials for skins to craft, reducing the price slightly.

Players will also gain some new cosmetics in the Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event Prize Tracker, which will feature Charms, a Wattson skin, Charge Rifle, and Eva-8 weapon skins.

This is great for those who don’t want to spend money on the game, as it allows them to get some new items from the event.

We can’t wait to get our hands on the new Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event come June 29, as Apex Legends has been feeling slightly stale content-wise in the past few weeks.

Hopefully, this will get players back onto the game and boost the hype again, like when Season 9 dropped.


For more on the Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event, stay tuned via Charlie INTEL as we will be covering it all.

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Can you play Apex Legends Mobile with a controller?

Apex Legends Mobile has arrived on Android and iOS. Here’s everything you need to know about the game’s controller support.

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Apex Legends Mobile is finally here, but some players still prefer to use a trusty controller over the touchscreen controls. Here’s everything we know about Apex Legends Mobile’s controller support.

After months of playtests, Apex Legends Mobile was finally released on Android and iOS on May 17, 2022. It features many of the same Legends and weapons as the main game, as well as the mobile-exclusive Fade, all on your mobile phone or tablet.

But even with its fully-fledged touchscreen controls, some players prefer having a controller in their hands when playing first-person shooters. Here’s everything we know about Apex Legends Mobile’s controller support.

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Does Apex Legends Mobile have controller support?

Apex Legends Mobile does not have controller support at launch but the devs have confirmed that it’s on the way.

Speaking at a press event ahead of Apex Mobile’s launch, the developers said they understand that many prefer to use a controller over the touchscreen controls. “It is super important for us, we understand usability issues, and how much fun it is,” explained one of the devs.

They confirmed that controller support is in the works for Apex Legends Mobile but unfortunately, it didn’t make it to the game for launch.

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When is controller support coming to Apex Legends Mobile?

While there’s no concrete timeframe, Apex Legends Mobile’s developers confirmed that controller support should come in the “very near future.”

They explained that “We’re actively exploring [controller support] but haven’t quite got it right.” When exactly it will arrive is anyone’s guess, but it should be here before the end of 2022.

Although there is no official support for it, players can actually pair their Bluetooth controller with their phone and use it. The controllers that are compatible and can pair with your mobile device include the following:

  • Xbox Series X/S controller
  • Xbox One controller
  • PlayStation DualSense controller
  • PlayStation 4 controller
  • Razer Kishi

Simply activate the pairing mode for the controller and find it on your mobile’s Bluetooth devices section. This will allow you to use the controller on Apex Mobile, but unfortunately, as there is no support for the feature, it can be buggy, especially when it comes to customizing your layout.

When controller support arrives, we’ll be breaking down how to use it and the best controller settings to dominate Apex Legends Mobile.


For more on Apex Legends, you can check out Mobile’s launch patch notes as well as the best guns in Season 13.

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Apex Legends devs confirm fix for Xbox server crashing exploit in Season 13

The Apex Legends devs have officially fixed the Xbox server crashing exploit that was plaguing ranked games in Season 13.

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Apex Legends players will be happy to hear that the Xbox server crashing issue that has been ruining games, especially in ranked, has officially been fixed by the devs.

Apex Legends Season 13 brought massive changes to the ranked system, which pros even believe will make players much better at the game despite the adverse community reaction.

Unfortunately, players on consoles couldn’t enjoy the new system to the extent that they maybe wanted to due to a serious exploit plaguing the experience and causing servers to crash.

Luckily, it seems the devs have fixed the issue with a hotfix that went live on May 25.

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In Apex Legends Season 13, Xbox players noticed that they were able to crash the server and prevent themselves from losing Ranked Points by doing so. This was ruining the experience for others, especially as Apex Legends is cross-platform.

While some believed this was a DDoS issue, the devs confirmed it was an exploit on Xbox and pushed a fix on May 18. Unfortunately, the fix didn’t work, and Xbox players were still able to crash servers and ruin matches for others.

This has been very damaging for players who have been trying to rank up and enjoy the brand new ranked changes, even turning people off from playing the game.

A Respawn dev let the community know that another hotfix went live on May 25 which seems to have fixed the issue caused by players on Xbox consoles.

So far, it seems like this fix has done the trick, as players have not been reporting the issue in the community.

Finally, players can enjoy the ranked grind without having to worry about the game crashing and wasting time in a match that could all end in nothing.

With that being said, you may want to check out the best landing spots on Storm Point, which is the ranked map for split 1 of Season 13.


If you’re more of a mobile gamer, why not check out how to download and play Apex Legends Mobile.

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Apex Legends leak reveals Lifeline Town Takeover on Olympus

Apex Legends’ Combat Medic Lifeline may be the next Legend to get a Town Takeover, which could be seen on Olympus in Season 13.

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An Apex Legends leaker has revealed potential plans for a Lifeline Town Takeover on Olympus, which could be seen in Season 13.

Apex Legends Season 13 saw some new additions to Storm Point, including the Downed Beast and IMC Armories that both hold some impressive loot. Having said that, players are yet to see a new Town Takeover since Big Maude was introduced on World’s Edge.

As well as two new events set for this season, new leaks are suggesting that Lifeline will be getting a Town Takeover in Season 13, which could be based on Olympus.

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Rumors surrounding a new Town Takeover for Apex Legends Season 13 are circulating the community, with some even believing it may coincide with the leaked Collection Event.

Some leakers thought we would be getting a Bangalore Town Takeover on Storm Point this season, but as we already got the Downed Beast and the IMC Armories, it actually may be more likely that we will be seeing a new Town Takeover for a different map and Legend.

Reputable Apex Legends leaker Thordan Smash stated in a recent video that he now believes that we may see a Lifeline Town Takeover for Olympus in Season 13, stating that the Bangalore Town Takeover has potentially been “scrapped.”

Further, new quips were leaked from the game files mentioning a “Med Station,” and Lifeline has more quips mentioning this new concept than any other Legend. This suggests it may be specific to her, perhaps the Med Station is actually the name of her Town Takeover POI.

Apex Legends leaker Ezra-RC also leaked a version of Olympus that is code-named “LTT” in the files. Many believe this could stand for Lifeline Town Takeover, however, nothing is confirmed as of yet, and the map is just the Season 12 version of Olympus.

As more information is released we’ll be sure to update this piece and provide all the information.


For more on Apex Legends, check out our piece on the Season 13 Summer Store Takeover.

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