The restricted play mode obtainable throughout Apex’s server upkeep is mainly Season 0.
Apex Legends has introduced upcoming server upkeep the place, as a substitute of taking the sport utterly offline for the length, Apex will quickly reset to a state that is mainly Season 0. Through the upkeep, gamers could lose entry to their stock, retailer, and beauty unlocks, and solely the default characters will probably be obtainable.
🔧@PlayApex server upkeep incoming🔧
❌Your retailer, stock, and beauty unlocks could unavailable
⭕️Solely default characters will probably be playable throughout this era
Upkeep is anticipated to start at 2:30am PT on 2/25 and conclude by 5:30am PT on 2/25.
— Respawn (@Respawn) February 24, 2021
Whereas the solid of Apex Legends has grown to 16 characters over the course of eight seasons, the sport initially launched its preseason, or Season 0, with just eight characters–six of whom have been free to play and two requiring an unlock with Apex Cash or Legend Tokens. It is unclear whether or not the “default” characters playable embody the preseason’s full solid of eight, or solely the six Legends who do not must be unlocked.
The upkeep will happen between 2:30 AM PT and end by 5:30 AM PT on February 25, giving gamers an opportunity to expertise the sport because it hasn’t been since early 2019. Apex would not usually have this type of scheduled upkeep, main gamers to hope that it could lastly deal with among the server points which have been ongoing because the sport’s launch, however particularly bad recently.
Different gamers in a Reddit thread concerning the upkeep have commented on the restricted play that will probably be obtainable through the downtime, with some hoping that it’d result in Apex introducing a correct LTM the place solely the sport’s unique characters are playable.