For Honor gets a new mode and loot in the time-limited Apollyon's Legacy event

For Honor gets a new mode and loot in the time-limited Apollyon's Legacy event

The new Test Your Metal mode features Elimination combat against the bosses from the campaign.


Tʜᴇ Apollyᴏɴ's Legacy tiᴍᴇ-limɪᴛed ᴇᴠᴇɴt ɪɴ Fᴏʀ Hoɴᴏr ɢᴏt ᴜɴᴅᴇʀᴡᴀʏ ʏᴇsterᴅᴀʏ, feᴀᴛurɪɴg a ɴᴇᴡ co-op ɢᴀᴍᴇ mode cᴀʟʟed Test Yᴏᴜʀ Metal thᴀᴛ pɪᴛs ᴛᴇᴀᴍ ᴏꜰ ꜰᴏᴜʀ pʟᴀʏers ᴀɢᴀɪɴst tʜᴇ bosses ᴏꜰ tʜᴇ ɢᴀᴍᴇ's ᴄᴀᴍᴘaign. Tʜᴇse ʙᴇᴄᴏᴍᴇ strᴏɴger wɪᴛh ᴇᴀᴄʜ ʀᴏᴜɴᴅ, ᴀɴd ᴇᴀᴄʜ ᴡᴇek ᴏꜰ tʜᴇ ᴇᴠᴇɴt ᴡɪʟʟ ᴀʟsᴏ sᴇᴇ ᴍᴏʀᴇ ᴘᴏᴡᴇʀful enemies joɪɴ tʜᴇ ꜰɪɢht. 

The event will also add new lootable items include an "I Am War!" emote, the new Blackstone Elite and Iron Legion color swatches, Apollyon's Might embossing, themed weapons, and the Age of Wolves battle outfit. Everyone who logs into the game during the event will also be given the Apollyon's Crest emblem outline. 

Beginning February 22, players will also have the option of purchasing the Apollyon Bundle, which will instantly unlock all of the above as well as the Apollyon's Wolves Mask outfit. The bundle will go for 25,000 Steel, with the price adjusted if you already own some of the items.   

For Honor hasn't enjoyed the success of, say, Rainbow Six Siege, but it's hanging in better than you might expect. It's average concurrent player count on Steam enjoyed a bounce at the end of the year that so far appears to be holding up, and Ubisoft recently announced that it surpassed 7.5 million players in its first year of release. As Gamasutra notes, that's players and not sales and so would include people who jump in for free weekends, but Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot added that the game has also had "over 1 million unique players every month."

Apollyon's Legacy is live now and runs until March 8. For Honor's fifth season, Age of Wolves, started yesterday; dedicated servers will go live on February 19. 

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