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Stories from the Outlands are a series of animated featurettes about the lore of Apex Legends.

Starting with Season 2 Season 2 and with the exception of Season 16 Season 16, one is released before the start of each season that introduces the next Legend. Meanwhile, longer Stories from the Outlands are released sparingly; they are usually accompanied by events and Town Takeovers.

List of shorts[ | ]

Thumbnail Description Released Promotes
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A Father's Letter
Natalie "Wattson" Paquette made the Apex Arena's Ring a reality. Her proud father congratulated her on the breakthrough in a heartfelt letter - but that's not all he had to say.
June 08, 2019 Season 2, Wattson
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Wraith has a score to settle with a mysterious scientist, deep below ground in an IMC Detention Facility. But things get complicated when she meets someone in desperate need of her help: herself.
September 02, 2019 Voidwalker
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Forever Family
A strange hidden file. A deadly mistake. And a new Legend who is entering the fight, but looking to stay out of the spotlight. Cool, calm, and collected, Crypto has plenty of secrets to keep, and more to uncover.
September 19, 2019 Season 3, Crypto
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Up Close and Personal
James "The Forge" McCormick earned his way into the Apex Games by the way of the Hyper-Fighting Federation. With his charm, looks and signature shiny medallion, he's been hailed as the "People's Champion." While some think he's not ready for the Games, Jimmy's confident his industrial-mining Shatter Gauntlets will crush any doubts. And with the full backing of Hammond Robotics, Forge is poised to make his mark in the Arena.
January 27, 2020 Season 4, Revenant
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The Old Ways
In a village that has rejected the hubris of machines, a child is sent into the wilds in a lethal rite of passage. But they soon realize they are more hunted than hunter. Learn the truth of the Old Ways and see a scared youth become the fearsome Bloodhound.
April 02, 2020 The Old Ways
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Legacy of a Thief
When everything was taken from her, Loba Andrade learned how to take from everyone else. The Apex Games’ newest Legend is used to getting what she wants -- no matter how well it’s guarded. She tried to let her past go, but things have a way of catching up…
April 30, 2020 Season 5, Loba
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The Endorsement
While running her own modding shop, Ramya Parekh (aka Rampart) built her rep in underground gauntlet circuits. But success has a way of making enemies. Good thing she knows how to use all those fancy weapons she’s upgraded…
August 11, 2020 Season 6, Rampart
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Nearly a century ago, Dr. Mary Somers was hired to solve a cataclysmic energy crisis. Her search for answers would take her to the edge of the universe. Before Mary left Olympus, she promised her son she’d return. But was it a promise she’d be able to keep?
October 26, 2020 Season 7, Horizon
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Fight Night
Whatever Pathfinder was built for, it wasn’t waiting tables. Go on a dangerous search for answers with your favorite MRVN. But pick your fights carefully - not everyone makes it twelve rounds.
December 29, 2020 Fight Night
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Good as Gold
Some friends support your dreams, others have trouble letting go. Journey to Salvo and see if Fuse makes it to the Apex Games in one piece.
January 18, 2021 Season 8, Fuse
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Valkyrie's been pulling smuggling jobs for years, but she didn't take this one for the money. Still, someone's got to pay...
April 19, 2021 Season 9, Valkyrie
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A bad omen cast a shadow over Obi’s birth: will his light survive and emerge from the darkness?
Jul 19, 2021 Season 10, Seer
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Ashes to Ash
Ash’s problems are all in her head...but that’s the most dangerous place they could be. Who is Ash, and who is Leigh?
October 18, 2021 Season 11, Ash
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Torn between her brother and the only cause she’s ever known, Bangalore has difficult decisions to make - and hard consequences to face - after the Battle of Gridiron.
January 04, 2022 Gridiron Store
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It’s time for Mad Maggie to face justice for her crimes. But when you can’t be innocent and you won’t be guilty, what fate lies in store?
January 24, 2022 Season 12, Mad Maggie
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Newcastle is the hero of Harris Valley. But who is the man beneath the shining armor?
April 27, 2022 Season 13, Newcastle
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Family Business
As a member of the Frontier Corps, Ajay Che hoped to set herself apart from her infamous family of war profiteers. But to help those in need, sometimes lines must be crossed…
June 14, 2022 Awakening
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The only rule Mara's mother ever gave her was to survive. In the ruins of the G.D.S. Vantage, that's a hard rule to follow.
July 25, 2022 Season 14, Vantage
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Last Hope
The shattered moon of Boreas needs help. But when Tressa and her friend disagree about the best way to save Cleo, the consequences will change lives forever.
October 17, 2022 Season 15, Catalyst
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You usually only get one shot...but sometimes, opportunity comes twice in a lifetime. And August Brinkman doesn’t intend to miss.
April 24, 2023 Season 17, Ballistic
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Kill Code Part 1
Lifeline, Maggie and Loba journey to Salvo to investigate a mysterious lead surrounding Duardo Silva. Infiltrating an abandoned facility, their search for answers uncovers a more twisted secret than they imagined. Something big is happening in the Outlands, and one of their rivals is at the center of it.
July 17, 2023 Neon Network, Season 18
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Kill Code Part 3
The Legends locate Revenant’s head, teaming up with an unlikely ally to secure it. But no heist goes as planned, and they find themselves in a battle for survival. Will they succeed, or is there more to this plot than they know?
October 9, 2023 none
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For Us, Utang na Loob
Inspired by the hero that once saved her life, Conduit trades her own future for the opportunity to become an Apex Legend and provide for her family.
October 19, 2023 Season 19, Conduit

Trivia[ | ]

  • Caustic, Gibraltar, and Mirage have not been featured yet. Octane is yet to be a main protagonist but he did star in Family Business.
  • The longer Stories from the Outlands often come with Legend skins with special select animations.