Season 2 of Apex Legends is nearly here, and with it comes a slew of new content to check out and new rewards to earn, including new Battle Pass challenges. With so much being added this season, fans are eager to dive in and explore all of the new changes and features. Thankfully, Respawn has revealed that the update for Season 2 should go live at 10:00 a.m. PST, but will feature a pretty sizable download for players to install before being able to jump into the new season.
The Apex Legends update will vary depending on what platform players are playing on. For Xbox One and PS4, the update should be approximately 20 GB, while PC's update will be approximately 18 GB. While the update is scheduled to go live at 10 a.m. PST, the time could change if Respawn needs to do any last-minute fixes or changes before letting the update go out. The reason for the large update is so that Respawn can clear out some outdated files and code to replace with new, cleaner versions to make the game run smoother.
Likely another big reason for the large update is due to the massive changes to the Apex Legends map which go live with the new season. Several locations in King's Canyon have been destroyed by the creatures invading the map. Leviathans and Flyers have been seen in both new trailers for Season 2, so it's fair to say they have played a big part in the destruction of these iconic locations. With Repulsor in ruins, nothing is stopping these creatures from invading King's Canyon, though players will have to wait until the update goes live to see if these monsters will have an impact on gameplay.
Another big change coming to the game is the new Apex Legends hero Wattson. As her name implies, Wattson's entire kit revolves around electricity as she can place electric fences to set up choke points throughout the map. While it's too soon to tell how Wattson will affect the Apex Legends meta, players will surely be fighting over who gets to play Wattson in their squads when Season 2 officially kicks off.
Apex Legends is available now for PC, PS4, and Xbox One.