06 Feb 2021 1:09 AM +00:00

Apex Legends: PS Plus Members Get 2 New Free Skins To Celebrate Season 8

Apex Legends Season 8 launched earlier this week, bringing mayhem to the game.

A new Legend called Fuse got added, as well as new weapons and huge map changes.

PlayStation players can also get a new free pack containing skins and banners.

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PlayStation Plus Play Pack

PS Plus users can download the PlayStation Plus Play Pack for free, granting new skins and banners.

This pack includes 6 items in total:

  • 2 character skins (Wraith and Caustic)
  • 2 weapon skins (R-99 and Longbow)
  • 2 banners (Wraith and Caustic)

This pack is available to both PS4 and PS5 users.

Right now, Apex Legends on PS5 is actually running the PS4 version via backwards compatibility.

A PlayStation 5 version is scheduled for release later this year, which will improve frame rate, resolution, and graphical upgrades.

Apex Legends PS Plus Play Pack
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FREE: PS players can download some free skins.

The pack can either be downloaded through the PS Store or by clicking here.


Free Amazon Prime Loot

Since Amazon bought out Twitch.tv, they have been working with publishers to release exclusive loot to its Amazon Prime members.

Throughout 2021 there will be 12 pieces of Apex Legends loot given away, one per month.

Apex Legends Wraith Skin Queen Of Hearts Prime Gaming
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FREE: The Queen of Hearts skin is free this month.

First up is the Queen of Hearts outfit for Wraith.


This is available for free to all Amazon Prime members, all you need to do is connect your Twitch account to your Prime membership and it can be claimed.

READ MORE: Apex Legends Season 8 Countdown

Then you will need to connect your EA account to Amazon so it can be added to your account.

Once done, next time you load up Apex Legends you will receive the skin.

Nintendo Switch Port

Respawn have officially announced the release date for Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch!

It will launch on Tuesday, March 9th.

While most competitive players are used to playing on anything from 60-360fps, the Nintendo Switch version of Apex Legends will likely see the game reduced down to just 30fps.

The Nintendo Switch is a fairly weak console, even by last gen's standards.


Other competitive games, such as Fortnite and Warface, only run at 30fps on the Nintendo Switch, meaning that Apex Legends will likely get the same treatment.

With so many fast paced and competitive games now on the Nintendo Switch, it does show that we need the rumoured Switch Pro more than ever, especially with the hardware gap growing even larger with the additions of the recently released PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

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