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    How to install Apex Legends PS5 Update (Next-Gen)?

    A major Apex Legends next-gen update is now available for Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X|S owners. You can now launch the native next-gen versions of the game on PS5 and XSX. The Apex Legends next-gen update brings support for 4K, 60fps and HDR. Today, we have posted how you can update your PS5 and Xbox Series X/S with the latest version of Apex Legends.

    Apex Legends PS5 and XSX Update Features

    Improvements over back-compat versions:

    • 4K output
              PS5 & Xbox Series X
    • Full 60hz gameplay
              PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
    • HDR
              PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
    • Higher resolution shadow maps
              PS5 & Xbox Series X
    • Greater LOD distances
              PS5 & Xbox Series X

    Coming in future updates:

    • 120hz gameplay
              PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
    • Adaptive triggers
              PS5
    • Haptics
              PS5
    • Visual Improvements
              PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
    • Audio Improvements
              PS5 & Xbox Series X|S

    How to install Apex Legends Next-Gen Update on PS5 and Xbox?

    For PS5 Owners who already have Apex Legends installed:

    1. Navigate to the Game Hub for Apex Legends on the PS5 dashboard.
    2. Press the “Options” button next to “Play Game” (represented by “…” inside the Game Hub).
    3. Press “Select Version” and choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.
    4. Once the download is complete, navigate to the Game Library to delete the PS4 version.

    For PS5 Owners who do not currently have Apex Legends installed:

    1. Navigate to the “Your Collection” tab of the Game Library on the PS5 dashboard.
    2. Find Apex Legends in your list of games and select it.
    3. When prompted, choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.

    For Xbox Series X/S Owners:

    Apex Legends uses Smart Delivery on Xbox consoles. The best version of the game is automatically delivered to your console, regardless of generation – no extra steps are required from you.

    How to fix “This Account is not Permitted to Play Online” issue in PS5?

    If you are getting the message “This Account is not Permitted to Play Online” please make sure you have exited out of the lobby in the PS4 version before launching the next-gen upgrade.

    If you don’t see any option to upgrade try following these steps: Search for Apex in the store> press the three dots > select Apex Legends > the PS5 page should pop up and allow you to download the game.

    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson
    Jack Johnson mainly writes about game-related news and updates. He is a passionate gamer, music lover, and traveler.

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