Apex Legends Season 17 Start Date, New Ballistic Legend, and Everything We Know

apex legends Season 17 – Arsenal is only a few weeks away, and while most of the details for the season are currently under wraps, we have some information on some of the new additions coming to the game when Season 17 goes live.

In addition to the confirmation that players will be able to meet a new legend. for the first time in six months, we’ve got the scoop on Ballistic’s background, and some context clues that hint at his abilities. Data miners have also uncovered some interesting tidbits, so keep scrolling for a closer look at all the new content heading to Apex Legends in Season 17.

Playing now: Apex Legends: Arsenal Launch Cinematic Trailer

Start date

Respawn has confirmed that Season 17 will launch on Tuesday, May 9 at 10am PT / 1pm ET, exactly one minute after the evening collection event comes to an end.

game trailer

With Arsenal launch trailer Now available to watch, the next update on the schedule is the Season 17 Gameplay Trailer, which will feature details on map changes, gameplay tweaks, and a sneak peek at the cosmetics and other seasonal content players can expect. they will be able to unlock once the new season gets going.

The Arsenal game trailer is scheduled to drop on Monday, May 1 at 8am PT / 11am PT.

New Legend: Ballistics

Everything we know about ballistics comes from his official biography and the two Season 17 trailers that have been released so far. His Legendary abilities are unknown, but Respawn has revealed that he is a Raid class Legend, which means he will win the same class advantages like the other legends of Assault.

Tales from the Outlands: Encore introduced players to season 17’s debut legend, Ballistic: The animated short painted a picture of a lonely father who is estranged from his son, living a luxurious but lonely life for decades before deciding to step back into the spotlight. Encore explores the reasons he left his life as a blood sports competitor in the first place, and reveals some interesting reasons for him to return to the ring.

But family strife isn’t the only demon he’s battling: he seems to be addicted to alcohol and is supposed to be dependent on an anti-aging drug produced by Silva Pharmaceuticals. For the full story on the new legend’s background and abilities, check out everything we know about ballistics–including his abilities, his past, and his personality.

Players will finally be able to meet Ballistic on May 1.

Unconfirmed: Horizon Relic Weapon

Data miners claim to have evidence found that at least one new heritage set is on the way for Season 17, this time for Horizon. With Ash (which is Former Horizon Research Assistant) receiving his own heirloom set in season 16, and the last episode of the season’s storyline revealing that Ash’s heirloom weapon was a gift from Horizon’s son Newton, it’s not too surprising that Horizon is the next in line.

That said, all leaks should be taken with a grain of salt, and until Respawn confirms the existence of the new Heirloom weapon, fans of the time-traveling astronaut should be under no illusions, especially since data miners haven’t been able to yet. to discover a real 3D model of the weapon.

Unconfirmed: Map Changes

No details on the Season 17 map changes have been revealed yet, but map updates are a hallmark of every seasonal gameplay update, so there’s a good chance players will find that their favorite environments in the game have gained (or lost) some features when Season 17 launches.

We’ll know more about the content of Season 17 once the gameplay trailer drops on May 1, so check back regularly for more updates on what players can expect from Apex Legends Season 17: Arsenal.

Apex Legends is free to play on console and PC. A mobile version of the game, apex legends mobileis available to play Android and iOS devices, but it will be sunset May 1st

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