The Apex Legends Iron Crown Collection Event, running until August 27, is “greater, significantly more costly, and progressively confounded” than we expected, and that hasn’t gone over especially well with certain pieces of the network. The greatest protest, as explained in this Reddit string, is by all accounts that the occasion offers some extremely flawless Legendary skins, yet they can’t be created like different Legendaries—they’re just accessible through occasion explicit boxes.
Official maker Drew McCoy conceded in an update posted today that Respawn “came up short when we broke our guarantee by making Apex Packs the best way to get what many consider to be the coolest skins we’ve discharged.” In the wake of “criticism” from players, Respawn has chosen to pivot every one of the 12 occasion select Legendary things through the Apex store through the last seven day stretch of the occasion, starting on August 20. They’ll be accessible for 1800 Apex Coins, a similar expense as standard Legendary skins, and will likewise keep on dropping from Iron Crown Apex Packs.
McCoy said that the Iron Crown Collection Event has an alternate structure from the season 1 Legendary Hunt, and that arranged future occasions will likewise be unique. Hence, “we should be better at telling our players what’s in store from the different occasion structures in Apex Legends.”
“With Apex Legends it is important to us that we don’t sell an upper hand. Our objective has not been to press each and every dime out of our players, and we have organized the game with the goal that all players profit by the individuals who burn through cash—occasions like Legendary Hunt or Iron Crown exist so we can keep on putting resources into making all the more free substance for all players,” he said. “This week has been a gigantic learning background for us and we’re taking the exercises forward to keep carrying the most ideal experience to every one of you.”
McCoy likewise guaranteed that players will have more approaches to procure things in future accumulation occasions than just Apex Packs.