'Apex Legends' Season 2 Release Date Revealed with Wattson & L-Star

Wattson Apex

Since the release of its battle royale mode in September 2017, Fortnite has gone on to amass almost 250 million registered players across the globe, according to a report in Engadget, while Apex Legends had 50 million players as of March 2019. This defensive character boasts Interception Pylon, Spark of Genius, and Perimeter Security abilities, creating electrified fences, recharging tactical abilities, and repairing damaged shields. The character's lore is that she and her father actually have a deep history with the arena and its formation. Additionally, four legendary skins, were announced - two for Legends and two for weapons. Her real name is Natalie Paquette and is the daughter of the Games' lead electrical engineer.

The new weapon is the L-Star from Titanfall 2.

Originally scheduled to launch in June, the second season of Apex Legends has been pushed back until July 2. Titled Wattson, her abilities are all about team play and blocking the enemy from certain routes. According to Respawn, the weapon is very powerful and this is how they are going to balance it. Passively, Ultimate Accelerants give her 100 percent- ultimate charge.

It's clear that Respawn is addressing some of the player complaints regarding the first season, including what many say were boring cosmetic items. New legendary skins will form rank up rewards as well, with the likes of Caustic and Octane getting new skins, while the Spitfire and R-301 have something new to wear.

Apex Legends revealed the next Legend coming to Respawn's battle royale.

"If you miss a few weeks or start late, your Weekly Challenges will still be around for you when you return, and you can complete them all at once". It goes from Bronze to Apex Predator, and uses special matchmaking for each different tier. Players can also join a new Apex Elite Queue, where they compete against Apex Legends top competitors and prove they're the best of the best.