Apex Legends' Monsters Within event arrives next week

By Heidi Nicholas,
Next week sees the start of the Monsters Within event for Apex Legends, with a new Arenas map, and the upcoming arrival of Shadow Royale as a time-limited mode.


"To be a Legend, you have to have something special inside you. Something bold. Something fierce. Something monstrous." The key parts of this event are the arrival of the new Encore Arenas map and Shadow Royale. Encore can be found on Boreas, and has two high-ground places, with the VIP Lounge and the Performance Stage opposite each other.

Shadow Royale arrives a little later on October 26th as "a darker version of the Apex Games, overseen by Revenant with a horrifying twist" — if a Legend dies, they come back in Shadow-Form. Monsters Within also brings with it a reward track and Monsters Within packs, which will feature event-limited items or skins from previous Halloween events.

Monsters Within starts on October 12th and runs until November 2nd, with Shadow Royale beginning on October 26th.
Heidi Nicholas
Written by Heidi Nicholas
Hey, I'm Heidi! I've just finished studying a Masters in English Literature, but I've been obsessed with gaming since long before then. I began on the PS2 with Spyro, before graduating to the Xbox 360 and disappearing into Skyrim. I'm now a loyal RPG fan, but I still like to explore other genres — when I'm not playing Assassin's Creed Odyssey, or being lured back into Red Dead Redemption 2 or The Witcher 3!