With EA’s announcement and release of Apex Legends today, the publisher and Respawn Entertainment has unleashed a new free-to-play battle royale title set in the Titanfall universe. While the game is indeed f2p, that doesn’t mean EA won’t be making money off of it; on the contrary, the publisher is hoping that players will splurge money on the game’s cosmetic items, new heroes and more.
Here’s the official description of Apex Coins via the PlayStation Store:
Apex Coins are an in-game currency that can be used to purchase new customization items for characters and weapons in the direct purchase shop, to purchase cosmetic Apex Packs, or to unlock new characters through the in-game store.
Checking the PlayStation Store, we now know that the Apex Legends microtransactions currency is called “Apex Coins,” and they’re being sold for as low as $4.99 for the Starter Pack which includes the following:
Includes the following items:
-600 Apex Coins
-Exclusive Animated Fresh Meat RE45 Weapon Skin
-Exclusive Feeding Frenzy Badge
The highest Apex Coins bundle is priced at $99.99 which is 10,000 Apex Coins that comes with a bonus of 1,500 Apex Coins. Shown below are the full Apex Coins bundles available now.
As part of today’s announcement, EA has also mentioned that Apex Legends’ first season will start this March, and will have a Battle Pass.
Apex Legends is out now for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC. MP1st will have its unfiltered hands-on impressions with it soon once we’ve tested it in real world conditions.