Apex Legends' is gearing up to kick off 2020 with its Grand Soirée Arcade Event, publisher Electornic Arts and developer Respawn Entertainment have announced.
Starting on January 14 and lasting until January 28, the Apex Legends Grand Soirée Arcade Event introduces several limited-time modes, a new reward track, and cosmetics that give characters a more formal touch.
Apex Legends Grand Soirée Arcade Event
The Apex Legends Grand Soirée Arcade Event aims for variety, adding seven limited-time modes, each lasting for two days. Here's their schedule:
- January 14 - January 15: Golden Rush Duos
- January 16 - January 17: LIVE.DIE.LIVE
- January 18 - January 19: Third-person Mode
- January 20 - January 21: Always Be Closing
- January 22 - January 23: Armed and Dangerous on World's Edge
- January 24 - January 25: Kings Canyon After Dark
- January 26 - January 27: DUMMIEs Big Day
The Apex Legends Grand Soirée Arcade Event also comes with its very own overhauled reward track. Each limited-time mode has three challenges worth a total of 1000 points. Completing them unlocks goodies on the reward track.
Respawn says that it "tuned the system so that you don’t need to be there every day", however, should you manage to dip your toe into all the limited-time modes, you'll get a "special badge".
An extra 500 points can be earned during the Bonus Scoring Weekend's set of challenges. It takes place between January 17 at 10:00 AM PT/6:00 PM GMT and January 20 at 10:00 AM PT/6:00 PM GMT.
The Apex Legends Grand Soirée Arcade Event will also come with its own direct purchase shop from where players will be able to purchase "a mix of legendary skins, as well as other Art Deco-inspired cosmetics at a $5 price point". These cosmetics will rotate throughout the event.
Lastly, Apex Legends' core loot pool will receive six new Legendary skins at the beginning of the Grand Soirée Arcade Event. Players can craft them, obtain them from Apex Packs or directly purchase them during the event.