Apex Legends’ subsequent hero is disgraced Thunderdome Video games champ Ballistic

Developer Respawn has launched the newest member to Apex Legends’ playable roster: disgraced Thunderdome Video games champion Ballistic, who’ll be becoming a member of the free-to-play battle royale hit on ninth Could as a part of its new season.

As is now customary, Ballistic – actual identify August Montgomery Brinkman – will get his grand unveiling in a new episode of Respawn’s Tales from the Outlands. Right here, we meet him taking a lonely stroll via his lavish mansion earlier than settling down for a recap of his Thunderdome profession, which ended tragically with the demise of his teammate and brother-in-law.

Since then, Ballistic has turn into a recluse, neglecting his household till they selected to go away. Which is the place Respawn’s cinematic switches again to the current, and once we – and Ballistic – be taught his son, Nathaniel, has simply certified for the Apex Video games.

Apex Legends – Tales from the Outlands: Encore trailer.

That, clearly, is sufficient to shake Ballistic out of his stupor; a shave, haircut, and a few snazzy crimson sun shades later, he is off to the Syndicate to dealer a deal – that he’ll resume his combating profession so long as his boy by no means units foot in an area. And, for now at the very least, because the cinematic ends, the Syndicate appears ready to honour that settlement.

Ballistic’s reveal heralds the beginning of EA’s standard dripfeed of recent info within the run as much as Apex Legends’ seventeenth season, which this time might be titled Arsenal. There is a season reveal trailer approaching twenty sixth April and, after that, anticipate a breakdown of Ballistic’s talents and extra.

To this point, Respawn has teased an up to date World’s Edge map for Season 17, alongside an “advanced” firing vary, weapon mastery, and modifications to Ranked play. All will undoubtedly be revealed within the run-up to Arsenal’s arrival on ninth Could.

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