Get ready to jump.
Small grey and green jump pads have appeared in Apex Legends’ Kings Canyon, and based on a simple response from a Respawn developer, it seems like these special items are a tease for the upcoming new Legend.
Reddit user jetblacklab spotted the mysterious item right outside of Market. Upon stepping on the platform, the player is flung into the air. You can see this item in action in the video below:
The colors of the jump pad match those of the supposed next Apex Legends character, Octane. An image of the character was found earlier this week in EA Origin’s servers. Though Respawn warned players to be cautious of the truth behind datamined information, they didn’t directly discredit the possibility that the next Legend could be Octane. Instead, a Respawn developer replied to jetblacklab’s thread with a smirking emoji leading us to believe that this new item could indeed be Octane’s ultimate ability or is at least related to Octane in some way.
Respawn said more information on the new Apex Legends character and the Season 1 Battle Pass will be coming ” very soon.” For more on Apex Legends, be sure to check out the interactive Kings Canyon map and the Apex Legends community’s weapons tier lists.
Miranda Sanchez is a senior editor at IGN. She mains Pathfinder and Bloodhound. You can chat with her about video games and anime on Twitter.