Apex Legends Season 8 will be arriving soon, and there has been a lot of speculation about which new character will join the roster. Some new leaks have strongly indicated that it will be a Legend named Fuse.
Apex Legends Season 7 is almost over, and with the developers working on multiple future seasons at the same time, we’re excited to get new content in Season 8. Respawn is expected to release the new update in early February 2021.
There are rumors about a new Legend being introduced in the upcoming season. Now, some new leaks have surfaced that list the abilities of this character. Here’s everything we know about the potential Season 8 Legend named Fuse.
What are Fuse’s abilities in Season 8?
A few data miners have been going through the Apex Legends game files following the Fight Night Collection Event. Through this, they’ve been able to uncover some new content that was part of the update.
These leaks have given us more information about the potential new character and their abilities. The game files list the Legend’s name as Fuse, and have given us some insight into what they can do. Their abilities will revolve around explosives:
- Tactical: Projectile Grenade
- Ultimate: Firebomb
The official names of these abilities will probably change when the Season 8 update finally goes but this is the information that we have so far. A few Sound files for these abilities were also dug up by a leaker named Biast12.
This leak has some credibility since these abilities match a Legend concept that was posted back on Reddit in May 2019. This was posted by a fan and it referred to an explosives expert named ‘Fuse’.
Respawn may have taken a look at that, and been inspired by it when designing their own version of the Legend. You can see the fan-made concept below:
Keep in mind that at the moment, these are still just rumors. We haven’t heard anything official from the developers so far, but we expect a new teaser to drop this month, as they usually release at least a month before the new season launches.
That said, it’s worth at least considering that these leaks might be real, as the last three Legends have all been revealed ahead of their release. Hopefully, we’ll know more soon, and when we do, we’ll be sure to update you.
Another Season 8 leak has revealed an Anniversary Collection Event is planned for Apex Legends Season 8, which will bring recolors of some Legend skins along with a major change to how Heirlooms work.
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Warzone players call for popular Apex Legends feature to be added
Some Warzone players are calling for the developers to implement a feature from Apex Legends, which involves player K/D ratios.
With both Warzone and Apex Legends being extremely popular battle royales, of course, people are going to compare them, with some calling for a feature from Respawn’s game to be added in Warzone.
With the recent news surrounding Apex Legends’ upcoming season, some Warzone players may have been intrigued to check the game out and give it a shot, especially as CouRageJD recently stated that Apex was the best battle royale currently available.
In doing so, players may have noticed differences, not just in gameplay, but also in the stats and recordings of player progression, which some players want for Warzone.
Reddit user and Warzone player Excellent_Pass3746 posted his opinion online of which specific Apex Legends feature they would like to see in Warzone.
The post is entitled “KD should reset every season (Or at least show your KD for each season)”
This is a feature that is currently in Apex Legends, however, it doesn’t reset, it simply shows you your K/D for each season, while also showing your overall K/D from every season combined.
This would be great for Warzone, as then players can look back and see how much they have progressed, while also seeing how much of an effect each season’s K/D has on the overall number.
The argument presented is that players would like to see this progression and improvement, and not be defined by their K/D that got off to a bad start when they were learning the game.
Experienced Call of Duty players may have taken to Warzone much faster then those who are new to the franchise, thus this change would be a nice quality-of-life update for players.
Fans in the comments also agree, as although there are alternatives out there for checking your K/D monthly on Warzone, it “would be nice to have it on the game.”
For more on Warzone, stay tuned via Charlie INTEL and check out our recent article on when a FOV slider is coming to Warzone on console.
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Apex Legends Season 10 will see Caustic and Fuse buffs to help their effectiveness
Apex Legends Season 10 is almost here, and it seems it will also be bringing some interesting changes to Legends Caustic and Fuse.
Both Fuse and Caustic will be getting buffs in Apex Legends Season 10 to help out their effectiveness, as they have been fairly lackluster during Season 9.
As well as updates to weapons, like the Disrupter Rounds making a return, the developers have also decided to introduce buffs and nerfs for the Legends, some of which are aimed at bettering both Caustic and Fuse’s abilities.
Since Fuse’s release back in Season 8, his kit has been fairly underwhelming, and apart from receiving a buff to his Cluster Grenade, his ultimate ability remained pretty useless.
Caustic was very strong in Season 8, so he had to receive a nerf to his Nox Gas which ultimately knocked him out of the meta.
With the early patch notes released for Season 10, players can finally see what the devs plan is for Caustic and Fuse.
Apex Legends Season 10 Caustic and Fuse buffs
Starting as soon as Season 10: Emergence is released on August 3, the following buffs will be implemented for Caustic and Fuse:
Apex Legends Fuse buff
- Fuse’s Knuckle Cluster will last twice as long, allowing him to deny areas for longer.
- Enemies caught in The Motherlode will be highlighted (even if they’re in a building or behind a wall), making it easier for Fuse and his allies to plan their follow-up attack.
Not only is Fuse getting another buff to his Knuckle Cluster, but his Ultimate will now be giving him and his teammates information on the enemy’s locations, giving him an added Recon dimension to his kit.
This may well put Fuse up there with the best Legends in the game, especially as his Knuckle Cluster, which was already strong, will now last twice as long.
Apex Legends Caustic buff
- Instead of five ticks of damage per second, Caustic’s gas will now increase in damage every other second (so 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7, etc.) with no limit on how much it can increase.
- The gas cloud created from Caustic’s Nox Gas Grenade dissipates five seconds sooner.
This buff may well put Caustic back to how strong he was in the first half of Season 8, with players being scared to push through his gas, making his traps a very powerful defense once again.
Further, the fact that the damage increase while in the gas has no limit means players will not want to stay in it for long, allowing Caustic and the team to stay within the gas and retreat if need be.
That’s all on the upcoming buffs for Caustic and Fuse. Check out our recent article on why CouRageJD believes Apex is the best Battle Royale available.
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CouRageJD reveals the one thing that makes Apex Legends better than Warzone
Jack ‘CouRage’ Dunlop went on Twitter to explain what one key Apex Legends feature makes it more fun than Warzone.
100 Thieves co-owner Jack ‘CouRage’ Dunlop is boldly claiming that Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends has one key feature that makes it “way better” than Warzone.
Now, the 100 Thieves co-owner CouRageJD has made his stance in this rivalry abundantly clear. He boldly stated that Apex Legends is leagues ahead of Warzone due to one major reason.
CouRageJD has described himself as “the greatest Wraith player in the history of Apex Legends,” and mentioned how much more fun that game is than Warzone because of the Ranked lobbies.
“New Apex Legends season about to drop, Ranked mode is so fun,” he tweeted. “Ranked arenas about to release, new legend coming, and huge balance patch about to happen.”
The 100 Thieves star then called Apex Legends the “best battle royale available.” Aside from the Ranked mode, he also complimented the clear love for the game that the Apex community has.
“Warzone has had its ups and downs, and I love Apex Legends,” said CouRageJD. “I’ve always had a soft spot for it. I was at the venue when it launched! There’s such a dedicated community, it’s crazy.”
Perhaps, this will encourage the Warzone developers to take inspiration from Apex’s Ranked Leagues. Respawn will implement the cable car feature from Warzone in Apex Legends Season 10.
Image credits: Activision / Respawn / YouTube: CouRageJD
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