Respawn is adding another limited-time mode to Apex Legends during Season 5: Fortune’s Favor. Called Always Be Closing Evolved, the mode is scheduled to go live in Apex Legends on August 11 and stay until August 18.
The new mode is an evolution of Always Be Closing, one of the seven modes introduced in the Season 4: Assimilation limited-time event Grand Arcade Soiree. In Always Be Closing, the ring never stops shrinking, which encourages squads to keep moving as opposed to finding a safe spot to hole up. Always Be Closing Evolved is the same concept, but all players also start with a Mozambique shotgun and an Evo Shield.
Grab your running shoes and get moving because the Ring sure is. It’s Always Be Closing Evolved. 🏃♀️🏃♂️
Drop-in with a Mozambique and Evo Shield, the rest is up to you. Always Be Closing Evolved runs August 11-18. Let’s see what ya got, Legends. pic.twitter.com/lHKIQa2Cis
— Apex Legends (@PlayApex) August 4, 2020
Though Respawn has not confirmed the start date for Apex Legends Season 6, the release of Always Be Closing Evolved may point to the upcoming season beginning this month, as the release of this new mode mirrors Apex Legends’ transition from Season 4 to Season 5.