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Apex Legends x Final Fantasy VII Rebirth: Start Date, Rewards, How To Play

Apex Legends is getting a Final Fantasy VII Rebirth collaboration in January, adding some exciting new cosmetics into the battle royale.
Apex Legends x Final Fantasy VII Rebirth: Start Date, Rewards, How To Play
Respawn Entertainment

Respawn Entertainment is teaming up with Square Enix to bring a brand new collaboration to Apex Legends. In celebration of Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, which launches on February 29, 2024, players can experience a themed event in the Apex arena.

The collaboration was announced back in December 2023, and players have been anxiously awaiting more information as we head to the event's start date. Below, we'll go over everything we know about Apex Legends x Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, including its start date, rewards, and more.

Apex Legends x Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Event Start & End Date

The Apex Legends collaboration with Final Fantasy VII Rebirth will start later this month, on January 9, 2024

The event will be around for three weeks, ending on January 30, 2024.

Apex Legends x Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Event Confirmed Skins, Cosmetics, Items

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The Buster Sword seems set to feature in the upcoming Apex Legends x Final Fantasy VII Rebirth collab. (Picture: Respawn Entertainment)

A number of Legends will be getting skins as part of the Apex Legends x Final Fantasy VII Rebirth event:

  • Crypto — Cloud Strife-inspired skin
  • Horizon — Aerith-inspired skin
  • Wraith — Vincent Valentine-inspired skin
  • Wattson — Moogle-inspired skin

These skins can be bought with Apex Coins as part of 36 limited-time  Final Fantasy VII Rebirth-themed cosmetics. Players can collect them by purchasing Event packs to obtain items such as the Mythic Buster Sword R5, which is a Mythic cosmetic that can be equipped by any Legend.

Apex Legends x Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Event Explained

In the trailer, Crypto was seen wielding Cloud's iconic Buster Sword, even performing what looks like a Limit Break. As it turns out, the Final Fantasy VII Takeover will replace the unranked Battle Royale mode, where players will be able to wield the Buster Sword for themselves. Players will be able to dash, block bullets, and utilize the Limit Break.

Materia Hop-Ups will be turning the tide of battle, providing players with new in-game effects from AOE lightning, HP Absorption, and a SOLDIER Nessie to help fight alongside you.

Players will be able to hop into the collaboration from January 9, with the event set to stick around for three weeks.