Apex Legends Season 8 Split - What Happened to Ranked Matches Today? (March 23)
The Season 8 Split happened today, here's everything you need to know.
As the Choas Theory Collection Event comes to a close, fans of Apex Legends are searching for something else to look forward to. Enter the Apex Legends Season 8 Split.
If you’re a casual fan of the game, you might log on today and notice nothing other than the lack of ring flares and Mad Maggie.
However, for those of us who consistently play in the ranked sections, you probably noticed a handful of changes to your ranking.
If you’re lost, here’s everything you need to know about the Apex Legends Season 8 Split.
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Apex Legends Season 8 Split
Today marked the split for Season 8, but if you’re still not quite sure what that means, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. The split essentially marks the halfway point between seasons of ranked play. When it happens, the game has several changes.
Perhaps the most easily noticeable change for the Season 8 Split is that the map is no longer King’s Canyon, but Olympus. It will stay that way until the season concludes.
Additionally, there’s a reset in Ranked Points for the split. All players will receive a rank drop of one and a half ranks.
Season 8 Ranked Rewards
Each season of ranked play comes with rewards. Unfortunately, they can’t be claimed until the end of the season as most rewards are dependant on your final rank. The list of rewards for Season 8 is as follows:
- Diamond dive trail (must have over 7,200 rank points)
- Master’s dive trail (must have over 10,000 rank points)
- Predator dive trail (for the top 750 players in ranked play)
- Badge showing your highest total rank
- Gun charm showing your highest total rank
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