Apex Legends new solo mode, “The Iron Crown,” took us by surprise, and we have all you need to know about it. | Source: EA. Image Edited by CCN.
Apex Legends took the gaming world by storm when it launched in February, amassing millions of players and briefly becoming the most popular game on Twitch.
The Respawn/EA juggernaut revolutionized the team-oriented Battle Royale genre so much that its biggest competitors were quick to take note and copy the best aspects of it, such as the respawn mechanic.
Faithful to its ever-surprising nature, Apex Legends is now reinventing itself with “The Iron Crown,” a solo game mode you can play for a limited time starting next week.
Next week, only one can reign. 👑
The Iron Crown Collection Event featuring an all-new Solos limited time
mode begins 8/13. pic.twitter.com/8tG4EhIqQf
— Apex Legends (@PlayApex) August 6, 2019
What we know about “The Iron Crown” – Apex Legends’ new solo mode
The trailer begins by showing new medieval-themed skins for Lifeline, Bangalore, Mirage, and Bloodhound.
Interestingly, it doesn’t show new gameplay mechanics. The only new element is that it’s every-man-for-himself.
It’s a marked departure from Apex Legends’ team-oriented strategy, and that’s probably the main reason this mode is going to be part of a new event, called the “Iron Crown Collection,” and not a confirmed mainstay for the game.
If “The Iron Crown” succeeds, it would make the case for another mode that fans have been asking from the start,