Apex Legends is finally getting cross-progression with cosmetic merging

Apex Legends is finally getting cross-progression with cosmetic merging
Courtesy of Respawn Entertainment

Written by 

Alex Garton


26th Oct 2023 16:00

No, you haven't read that wrong and this isn't a dream, Apex Legends is getting cross-progression in Season 19.

The useful feature is perhaps the most heavily-requested addition in the history of Apex and while devs have promised it's coming for years, eventually a lot of the community gave up hope.

It felt like every seasonal update cross-progression got pushed back, and countless players started speculating that Respawn had given up on it completely.

Well, they've finally delivered and this version of cross-progression will even rescue all of your cosmetics from every platform.

Apex Legends cross-progression is coming in Season 19

Crypto Apex Legends
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Cross-progression will be arriving in Apex Legends on October 31 with Season 19 and will link all your accounts under a single EA ID.

Your profile with the highest total account level across all platforms will become your master account, folding all of your progress into a single location.

Before you start worrying, all of your cosmetics across every platform will also be transferred onto this main account. That includes skins, banners, badges and everything else you've collected over the years.

When it comes to your stats, the highest level account will take over in that department, rather than them all being combined together.

Cross-progression is automatic & mandatory in Apex Legends

Wraith Caustic
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So, what's the catch? Is it difficult to access cross-progression? No, the process is automatic for every player at the beginning of Season 19 and is mandatory.

As soon as you boot up Apex during Ignite, you'll be greeted with a screen showing you which accounts are being merged and what's being carried over.

It's almost hard to believe this is real after so many years of waiting and despite all the exciting content coming in Season 19, cross-progression has eclipsed it all.

Let's hope there are no bugs or errors on the transfers, and Respawn may onto a winner with Ignite.

Alex is a Senior Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) in English, he has previously written for Dexerto & Gfinity. Specialising in Call of Duty & Apex Legends, he loves (attempting) to improve his aim in competitive shooters and will always make time for a single-player RPG.

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