Respawn may have just teased the next playable character for Apex Legends, which will be coming to the battle royale in Season 9. In the new trailer celebrating Apex Legends surpassing 100 million players, you can see the shadowy outline of an unfamiliar form.
The tease begins at 0:43 in the trailer, when Mirage says “Ooh, someone got the party started.” In this moment, he’s looking up at a figure cast in shadow, who leaps from a tower and then…starts to glide upwards.
100 million strong, and we’re just getting started. Thank you, Legends! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/FlINru0lx5
— Apex Legends (@PlayApex) April 14, 2021
No character in Apex Legends currently possesses that level of ability to control themselves in midair–the closest is Horizon, whose passive ability allows her to use jump jets to better maneuver herself as she’s falling. But as seen in this trailer, the character in shadow isn’t falling. Instead, they’re rising upwards.