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Apex Legends Season 7 COUNTDOWN: LIVE NOW! - Release Date, Patch Notes, New Map & more

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Apex Legends Season 7 is the biggest season in the game's history, and you can enjoy it now!

Here are all the details around the new season that's live on Steam and Origin alike right now.

Release Date

Apex Legends Season 7 has arrived, going live at 11pm EST (4am GMT).

That means you can get your download started, and choose whether you want to play on Steam or Origin.

Patch Notes

Apex Legends Season brings tons of changes, and new content as well. That explains why its patch notes are so deep!

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THE PROVING GROUNDS: Olympus will be the only map in Apex Legends Season 7 for the first two weeks!

The highlights of the patch notes include the new map (Olympus), new legend (Horizon), new vehicle (The Trident), and tons of gun/legend balance changes.

You can read over the rest of the massive Apex Legends Season 7 patch notes here.

Landing Spot Guide

Apex Legends Season 7 introduces Olympus, a new map that will be the only option for players for the first 2 weeks of the season!

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COMING IN HOT: You better know where you're dropping before it's too late

That means Apex players will get very well acquainted with Olympus, which thankfully is a beautiful map with plenty of diverse locations.

But to get a head start on other players, it's best to learn where you'll want to land on Olympus.

There are three locations players will want to look to for dropping in on Olympus. Which you should choose depends on your playstyle.

READ MORE: Apex Legends Season 7: Where to Land on Olympus

Players that seek out early combat should hit Bonsai Plaza.

Players that are looking for an open, safe place to loot should land at Hydroponics.

And players that are looking for a change of pace should land at The Rift, and teleport to any random phaser location on the map via the center location.

Horizon Guide

Whether you want to play the newest legend in Season 7 or not, you'll see plenty of Horizon. That means you'll need to understand how she works.

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THEORY BREAKER: Gravity is merely a weapon for Horizon

Horizon is a powerful character with abilities that manipulate movement of others.

READ MORE: Apex Legends Season 7: Horizon Legend Guide

Horizon does this with the Gravity Lift ability, throwing a projectile that launches players into the air, and her ultimate, Black Hole, which pulls nearby players towards a black hole placed by her robot, N.E.W.T..

For more articles like this, take a look at our Apex Legends page.