28 Jun 2021 11:03 AM +00:00

Valkyrie, Octane & Bangalore to get new skins in Genesis Collection Event

The newest Apex Legends update is going to be a big one. There's quite a lot to talk about regarding the Patch Notes alone. However, there are also quite a few new Apex Legends Legend skins on the way.

Here's everything you need to know about what's coming to Apex Legends in the Genesis Collection Event...

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LATEST - New Look At Valkyrie's New Skin

Valk is already getting her first new Apex Legends Event Skin and it's a fantastic one! Omatsuri Fury pays homage to Japanese culture by offering us a Genesis Collection Event skin you might find looks as at home in Ghost of Tsushima as it does in Apex Legends.

You can get a brand new look at the skin in the short clip below:

This will be one of the 24 Collection Event items you need to unlock if you want to get your hands on Revenant's Heirloom item.

New Genesis Collection Event Skins

Below, we've listed all the new skins we've spotted in-game so far:

  • Caustic - Gasbuster
  • Crypto - Inconspicuous
  • Loba - Petty Thief
  • Octane - XL-R8
  • Pathfinder - Plastic Fantastic
  • Wattson - The Warrior Empress
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You can find all of the above in the Apex Legends in-game store on a two-week rotation explained below:

Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event Skins Store
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WEEKLY ROTATION - Here's what's on offer in-store during the event

In addition to this, the following Legends also have new appearances:

  • Bangalore
  • Gibraltar
  • Horizon
  • Revenant
  • Valkyrie
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You can get a better look at some of these in the video below:

Free Skin On Offer

It wouldn't be an Apex Legends event without some sort of Reward Track, right? There's a new Wattson skin on offer if you commit to completing the Genesis Collection Event Rewards Track.

You can get a glimpse of it below:

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Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event Reward Track Skins
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GUN CHARMS, WEAPON SKINS... - There's a lot on offer this time around

During the event, you can earn up to 1,600 points a day and the daily challenges refresh every 24 hours. There's a lot of opportunities to earn points towards these free rewards, but they're only available for the duration of the event.

Genesis Event Duration

Speaking of, when does the Genesis Collection Event even start? How long does it last?!

Apex Legends' newest Collection Event is due to start on June 29th. We don't have a specific time yet, but we're expecting things to go live in-game around 10:00 PST / 13:00 EST / 18:00 BST, if not an hour or so later.

Most Apex Legends events run for a couple of weeks and the Genesis Collection Event isn't any different. You'll have until July 13th to unlock everything before it returns to "the vault".