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Apex Legends next-gen versions are now available

Apex Legends next-gen versions are now available

Publisher Electronic Arts and developer Respawn Entertainment announced the Apex Legends next-gen versions are now available.

The Apex Legends next-gen versions are now available alongside the game’s Warriors Collection event, which sees the return of the game’s 9v9 Control mode.

Here’s a rundown on the improvements in the next-gen versions, as well as instructions on how to upgrade:

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:

  1. Navigate to the Game Hub for Apex Legends on the PS5 dashboard.
  2. Press the “Options” button next to “Play Game” (represented by “…” inside the Game Hub).
  3. Press “Select Version” and choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.
  4. 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:

  1. Navigate to the “Your Collection” tab of the Game Library on the PS5 dashboard.
  2. Find Apex Legends in your list of games and select it.
  3. 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.

Apex Legends has been available for Windows PC (via Origin and Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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