Apex Legends’ sequence of unbelievable “Tales from the Outlands” animated shorts proceed with Northstar, its newest launch. The brand new entry within the sequence was launched on Monday and revealed the sport’s latest character and its most direct connection but with Titanfall.
The animated quick follows the story of Valkyrie, a pilot trying to find a approach into the Apex Video games. As we discover out, her father was as soon as the pilot of a Northstar-class Titan however died, probably within the Apex Video games himself. No matter the reason for loss of life, Valkyrie blames Titanfall 2 antagonist Kuben Blisk, who knew Valkyrie (and her father) when she was a toddler referred to as Viper.
Within the quick, Valkyrie hunts Blisk down and is able to take her revenge for her father. However Blisk explains that her dad knew the dangers of what he was doing and would have wished her to make her personal legacy, somewhat than simply avenging his. After a short second of hesitation, she tells Blisk that her new name signal is Valkyrie earlier than strolling away and seemingly making ready to enter the Apex Video games.
Because of data from Apex Legends knowledge miners, we’ve recognized concerning the character for some time. The character’s authentic leaked identify was Valk, however it’s not clear if she’ll go by Valk or Valkyrie as soon as she arrives within the recreation. Valkyrie has extra direct connections to Titanfall than any Legend thus far — together with direct expertise flying Titans, as we see within the Northstar quick — which might match among the issues that Respawn has teased about season 9’s connection to its earlier video games.
The trailer ends with the date Might 4, which is probably going the beginning of the brand new season and Valkyrie’s possible launch date. Nevertheless, we received’t know something for certain till Respawn makes its official announcement concerning the new season, which ought to occur within the subsequent couple of weeks.