Respawn has released a new Stories from the Outlands video, and this is about a new character Seer: a cursed legend with microdrones and a very cool hat.
Metamorphosis tells the story of Seer’s childhood, explaining that “a bad omen cast a shadow” over his birth, and that his gaze “can turn a mountain into dust, a king into a beggar, and a sea into a desert.” It’s a fantastic video, and if you’re wondering why the art style looks familiar, it’s because the trailer was made in collaboration with animator Robert Valley, who is known for the series Love, Death and Robots.
The Apex Legends website provides a little more detail about the upcoming season, Emergence, and some additional snippets of information about Seer. Apparently Seer uses microdrones and has an “artist̵
Ah, and it seems that the World’s Edge is in for some big changes – one picture on the website shows that Train Yard seems to have taken some damage.
First look at the World Edge map update, Train Yard broken (you can see some Staging on the left) pic.twitter.com/it0hK7v8y9
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The timing of this video is not just coincidental: EA Play will take place later this week, and Respawn will reveal more about the new season during the event. You can tune in for it at 6pm UK time this Thursday.