When is Apex Legends Christmas Event update? Release date and start time news

Apex Legends next update, which is likely coming to bring in the festive cheer with a Christmas themed event, is likely due for release this week.

And it couldn't come at a better time, because the Halloween festivities are long gone and the start of Apex Legends Season 3 has been extended and won't finish until February.

So a brand new themed event to keep players entertained until midway through January is just the ticket.

The event itself has already been heavily leaked by dataminers, such as @iLootGames and @That1MiningGuy, who have revealed plenty about both the event itself and the many numerous skins that will be introduced.

Apex's Christmas themed event has been dubbed the "Holo-Day Bash" and will supposedly include a new LTM themed around the game's character, Mirage.

One of the dataminers also uncovered some of the rules for this Winter Express LTM and it sounds as though players will need to claim three rounds as a team to win the match

Another bit of insight from the leaker suggests that players will also get to choose a loadout before the match starts, instead of the usual game mechanics of looting across the map to claim your weapons of choice.

When Does Apex Legends Christmas Event Start?

At the time of writing neither Respawn Entertainment nor any of the official Apex Legends social accounts have given any indication as to when they could release the games Christmas event.

It goes without saying that the festivities will begin before December 25th.

However, we suspect that the Apex Winter takeover could be at least another week away from starting.

Previously all themed events have started early in the month lasting two weeks and we had initially suggested the event would begin around December 10 and last until December 31 .

But with no communication from Apex Legends so far, and given their propensity to tease the event and new skins a couple of days ahead of release, we imagine that Respawn could be holding off until next week.

If so, this would suggest a possible start time of December 17th and lasting until January 7th.

Of course, we 'll be sure to update this page with more information the second it becomes available.

Either officially through Apex Legends own channels or leaked via the games dedicated dataminers.

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