Apex Legends Patch Notes for Genesis Collection Event – OG King’s Canyon, Skull Town Returns

Here are the patch notes for the new Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event, which brings back the original King’s Canyon with Skull Town and World’s Edge maps.

A new event is coming to Apex Legends, which brings back the most requested POI (Point of Interest), Skull Town. The original King’s Canyon and World’s Edge map are making a comeback in this event, which runs from the 29th June till the 13th July 2021. These maps will be back for the limited time of the event and the maps will rotate every hour and can be plays in Trios and Duos. The train is also making a return to World’s Edge as we are taken back to before the Harvester landed on the map.

Original Kings Canyon in Apex
Original Kings Canyon in Apex

Skull Town is also featuring in Arenas with it’s own map, and during the Genesis Collection Event, it will be in the rotation every hour. Skull Town was always the hot drop in Kings Canyon, but now it will be a fair fight with players being able to purchase the weapons of their choice and getting straight into the fight.

Skull Town Arenas
Skull Town Arenas

Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event

The Genesis Collection Event of course brings exclusive limited time rewards, which are showcased in the video below. Rewards include weapon skins for the Charge Rifle and EVA-8, gun charms and trackers.

You can earn a maximum of 1,600 points and challenges daily, with stretch challenges for players to earn up to four unique badges if completed during the event. There will also be a brand new set of 14 limited time themed cosmetics to purchase with Apex Coins or Crafting Materials. There will also be Collection Event Packs, with each pack containing one event item and two non-event items. The drop rate for these are:

Apex Legends Collection Event Packs Droprate
Apex Legends Collection Event Packs Drop Rate

Apex Legends Patch Notes 24th June 2021

Here are the changes being made to some of the Legends:


  • Launch Pad cooldown increased from 60 seconds to 90 seconds.

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