Apex Legends

Apex Legends Leaks Reveal New ‘Arenas Flash Event’

Apex Legends’ team of dedicated data miners have uncovered a new “Arenas Flash Event” coming to the game later this month.
Apex Legends’ team of dedicated data miners have uncovered a new “Arenas Flash Event” coming to the game later this month. / Respawn Entertainment

Apex Legends’ team of dedicated data miners have uncovered a new “Arenas Flash Event” coming to the game later this month.

The leaks, themselves, are few and far between, but have enough detail that we can figure out some of what players can expect going into the event. Currently, it appears that the development team is focused on pushing players toward its new Arenas game mode, given both this event and Rampart’s takeover are focused around it. Could this all be leading up to something major—say, a restructuring of the game? They are blowing up part of the map, after all.

Arenas “Flash Event” Details Explained

The Arenas flash event was originally uncovered as early as Wednesday, Aug. 4, but has only gained major traction recently as the majority of players were focused on information surrounding Rampart. According to a handful of Apex leakers such as @GarretLeaks and, primarily, @KralRindo, these will feature rewards for Caustic, the Volt SMG, and other a smaller items such as associated packs and crafts.

According to @KralRindo, the event will happen in three “flashes” outlined below:

  • Aug. 10-17
  • Aug. 24-31
  • Sept. 7-17

The flashes will feature an event tracking system that allows players to unlock more rewards as they invest more time—likely, in Arenas mode. Two of the most popular rewards are the “Terrestrial Shell” rare skin for Caustic and the aesthetically-matched “Accepted Theory” rare skin for the Volt SMG.

Unfortunately, this is all that’s come to light at the time of writing.

In additon to this event, players can still look forward to Rampart’s Town Takeover, for which teasers will begin to appear on Sept. 5.