Go back to where it all began with a special Genesis Collection Event.
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Respawn Entertainment is going to take Apex Legends back, all the way back to the year 2019. It was in 2019 that Apex Legends was given a surprise release in early February and from there it just continued to grow into one of the most popular battle royale games around.

Over time, the game has undergone some significant changes. New characters have been introduced, maps have been heavily reworked, and all sorts of other changes have been made. Even if you wanted to, you couldn't play the original iteration of the game's main map, King's Canyon, in the present day, unless...

Starting on Tuesday, July 29th, Respawn will kick off their Genesis Collection Event, a two-week throwback to how it all began. Genesis will feature the first iteration of King's Canyon. This is before disasters, both natural and man-made, transformed the map into its 2021 iteration. Not only is King's Canyon going back to the past, but so will World's Edge. While it wasn't around for the first release of Apex, World's Edge was first introduced in Season 3 of the game, still pretty on in the game's life. It will be transformed back to the lush, green map it used to be before the whole active volcano thing happened.

Fans of the game from the start of it all will be happy to hear that Skull Town is returning, both in the original King's Canyon map and now as an Arena map.

This Genesis event will also include plenty of cosmetic throwback skins to unlock or outright purchase if you so desire. According to Respawn, there will be a new set of 24 themed, limited-time cosmetics to unlock. Unlock all 24 and you'll get the Revenant Heirloom set as a bonus. Revenant's Heirloom weapon is also making its debut. In keeping with his whole theme, his Heirloom is a big ol' scythe.

Of course, this wouldn't be an Apex Legends update if it didn't also include a ton of balancing adjustments and bug fixes. You can read the full changelog here.