Respawn Entertainment gave a first look at the new Legend Fuse and its capabilities in action, plus the deletion of Kings Canyon, in the trailer for Apex Legends Season 8 Launch.
Fuse, real name Walter Fitzroy, is the eighth legend since the start to join the Apex games, bringing the total to 16 – twice the game at launch.
As his name suggests, his abilities are entirely related to explosives, and he first blows up, asks questions later, writes a character. Arriving from Salvo ̵
The launch trailer, released on January 21, gives us a first look at two key parts of the upcoming season: the Fuse ability kit and the new Kings Canyon.
Trailer for the start of season 8
Fuse capabilities in Apex Legends
Although not fully explained, this trailer gives us a look at Fuse, using its abilities that it will have in Apex games.
His end, who was already annoyed during the game, sees him throwing a mortar-like bomb, which then explodes into flames, injuring anyone nearby.
We can also see him firing grenades from his hand, which will be his tactical ability.
Salvo’s reunion with the unions was supposed to be a happy occasion, but Fuse’s old friends were certainly not happy – and decided to break up the party.
This left Kings Canyon in ruins – ready for a new season of massive map changes. Respawn have become experts at turning game knowledge into actual gameplay, and this is just another example of this.
In the trailer, Artillery and Slum Lakes appear to have been destroyed, but we may have to wait until the gameplay trailer to see the full extent of the damage.
Season 8 kicks off on consoles, PC and possibly the Nintendo Switch, on February 2nd.