Apex Legends weapon mastery - How does it work?

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Apex Legends weapon mastery is a brand-new feature making its way to the hugely popular battle royale. In a bid to incentivise players to use every single weapon in the arsenal, Respawn Entertainment has created a new progression system for Apex Legends, containing opportunities to earn a variety of rewards.

Weapon mastery arrives as part of the Season 17 update which is set to usher in plenty of new content and adjustments to various aspects of the game.

Before we take a closer look at what Apex Legends weapon mastery has to offer, make sure you check out our guide showcasing our Apex Legends tier list highlighting the best legends to use.

What is Apex Legends weapon mastery?

At the time of writing, Apex Legends weapon mastery remains a mystery to the community dropping into the action. According to a short paragraph on the Season 17 website, you'll have the ability to complete a range of challenges in order to obtain rewards.

Once we hear more about the new addition, we'll update the guide with everything you need to know.

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Apex Legends weapon mastery challenges

At the time of writing, there's no information on the challenges you need to complete as part of weapon mastery. If the system is similar to Call of Duty, you'll need to meet a range of criteria whether it's scoring kills or dealing specific amounts of damage.

We'll share any updates surrounding the weapon mastery challenges as soon as they appear but for now, keep your eyes peeled on our Apex Legends page for all the latest news, leaks, and guides.

Apex Legends weapon mastery rewards

Just like the weapon mastery challenges, the rewards for completing them are currently unknown. Like completing other challenges, we expect you can get your hands on a wealth of exclusive cosmetic items to highlight your skills with that particular weapon.

When does Apex Legends Season 17 start?

If you're excited about weapon mastery in Apex Legends, you'll probably want to know when Season 17 gets underway. The next seasonal update for the battle royale gets underway on May 9 which is just a few weeks away.

There you have it, that's all there is to know about Apex Legends weapon mastery so far. For more battle royale intel, head to our Warzone 2 page for the latest news, leaks, and guides.

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