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There are seven maps in Apex Legends.

For Battle Royale, at the start of each season, either a new map will be added, or one of the current maps will receive a map update (MU). Minor map changes, called Town Takeovers (TT), occur sparingly and they come with events. Town Takeovers are modeled after a Legend.

Map rotation[]

Battle Royale[]

For Play Apex, the maps rotate once every 60, 90, or 120 minutes. For Ranked Leagues, two maps rotate between the two splits. When a new map or map update comes out at the start of a new season, that map will be in the Play Apex rotation for one or two weeks to allow players to get used to it. Similarly, when a map receives a new Town Takeover, that map will be in the Play Apex rotation for up to a week.

Play Apex map rotation
Map Duration
World's Edge 1 hour, 30 min.
Kings Canyon
Olympus
World's Edge 1 hour
Kings Canyon
Olympus
World's Edge
Kings Canyon
Olympus
World's Edge 2 hours
Kings Canyon
Olympus
World's Edge 1 hour, 30 min.
Kings Canyon
Olympus
World's Edge 2 hours
Kings Canyon
Olympus
Ranked Leagues split schedule
Map Start date End date
World's Edge August 03, 2021 September 28, 2021
Kings Canyon September 28, 2021 November 02, 2021

Arenas[]

Four maps rotate every 15 minutes for unranked and hour for ranked. Party Crasher, Phase Runner, Overflow, and Encore are permanently in rotation; the fifth map is a POI from one of the Battle Royale maps and it changes every 2 weeks.

Arenas map rotation
Map Duration Secondary rotation
Encore 1 hour 1 hour Permanent.
Phase Runner 15 min.
Party Crasher
Overflow
Hillside Outpost Rotates with Oasis and Dome.

List of maps[]

Battle Royale[]

Map Planet Unique features Town Takeovers Overview
Loadingscreen Kings Canyon MU3.png
Kings Canyon
Solace
  • Supply ships
  • Loot ticks
  • Flyers
  • Charge towers
  • Observation towers
  • Explosive holds
  • Loot bunkers

Kings Canyon MU3 REV1.png
Loadingscreen World's Edge MU3.png
World's Edge
Talos
  • Geysers
  • Cargo bots
  • Loot vaults
  • Lava fissures
  • Rising blast walls
  • Gondolas
  • Train

World's Edge MU3 REV1.png
Loadingscreen Olympus MU1.png
Olympus
Psamathe
  • Tridents
  • Phase Runner
  • Loot MRVNs
  • Icarus Bridge

Olympus MU1.png

Arenas[]

Map Planet Unique features Overview
Loadingscreen Party Crasher.png
Party Crasher
Solace

Party Crasher.png
Loadingscreen Phase Runner.png
Phase Runner
Talos
  • Phase Runner

Phase Runner.png
Loadingscreen Overflow.png
Overflow
  • Lava

Overflow.png
Loadingscreen Encore.png
Encore
Boreas

Encore.png

Arenas also use some locations from the Battle Royale maps. These change each season.

Season Standard POIs Temporary POIs
Season 10.svg
Season 10
Kings Canyon
  • Hillside Outpost
World's Edge
  • Dome
Olympus
  • Oasis
Season 9.svg
Season 9
Kings Canyon
  • Artillery
Kings Canyon
World's Edge
  • Thermal Station
Olympus
  • Gardens

Map variations[]

Maps have many variations. Each variation exists as its own map and has its own loading screen.

Public name Code name Description Status
The Firing Range mp_rr_canyonlands_staging The Firing Range by Kings Canyon. Permanent.
Kings Canyon mp_rr_canyonlands_64k_x_64k The original Kings Canyon (Season 1). Replaced with mp_rr_canyonlands_mu1.
Kings Canyon mp_rr_canyonlands_mu1 Kings Canyon map update #1 (Season 2). Replaced with mp_rr_canyonlands_mu2.
Kings Canyon After Dark mp_rr_canyonlands_mu1_night Night version of Kings Canyon map update #1. Only available in certain LTMs.
Kings Canyon mp_rr_canyonlands_mu2 Kings Canyon map update #2 (Season 5). Replaced with mp_rr_canyonlands_mu3.
Kings Canyon mp_rr_canyonlands_mu3 Kings Canyon map update #3 (Season 8). In map rotation.
World's Edge mp_rr_desertlands_64k_x_64k The original World's Edge (Season 3). Replaced with mp_rr_desertlands_mu1.
Winter Express mp_rr_desertlands_holiday Holiday version of the original World's Edge. Only available in Winter Express.
World's Edge mp_rr_desertlands_mu1 World's Edge map update #1 (Season 4). Replaced with mp_rr_desertlands_mu2.
World's Edge mp_rr_desertlands_mu2 World's Edge map update #2 (Season 6). Replaced with mp_rr_desertlands_mu3.
World's Edge mp_rr_desertlands_mu3 World's Edge map update #3 (Season 10). In map rotation.
Olympus mp_rr_olympus The original Olympus (Season 7). Replaced with mp_rr_olympus_mu1.
Olympus mp_rr_olympus_mu1 Olympus map update #1 (Season 9). In map rotation.
Party Crasher mp_rr_party_crasher Party Crasher. Permanent.
Phase Runner mp_rr_arena_phase_runner Phase Runner. Permanent.
Overflow mp_rr_aqueduct Overflow. Permanent.
Encore mp_rr_arena_skygarden Encore. Permanent.

Trivia[]

See also[]


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