‘Apex Legends’ Player Drops $500 on 500 Apex Crates, Ends How You’d Expect


Respawn Entertainment has hit the bottom working with Apex Legends, their free-to-play battle royale expertise. With loads of content material deliberate for the way forward for the sport, and one new gun arriving very quickly, gamers are having fun with their time not solely in Kings Canyon, but additionally within the in-game retailer. Well, one participant dropped $500 on 500 Apex Crates, and it would not look like they’d the best expertise.

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Reddit consumer BAE339 took to the Apex Legends subreddit to share their tragic story. The purpose of buying so many Apex Crates was to acquire the heirloom set, which has a lower than 1% likelihood of dropping. “What acquired me with Apex Crates was the assured ‘pity timer’,” they mentioned. “If you open 500 crates you’re assured a heirloom bundle. To prime it off, the one heirlooms within the sport proper now are for Wraith (my most important) and I wished to safe them earlier than new ones dropped, reducing my likelihood to ever luck out and obtain them.”

They continued to say how their mates have obtained the very heirloom set they had been after in just some crates, so it could not presumably be that dangerous in the event that they tried to copy that magic. The Apex Legends participant quickly discovered it simply wasn’t their time.

“I purchased bundle of cash after bundle,” they mentioned. “Each time considering to myself, ‘The heirlooms will come this set of packs.’ I knew from the very first crate that I might be coming into right into a critical sunk price fallacy however I nonetheless couldn’t cease. I opened up crates till I reached #500, the assured Wraith heirlooms.

After opening 499 Apex Crates, they lastly acquired the coveted Wraith heirloom set – within the 500th crate. “I can inform you it wasn’t value it,” they mentioned. “I now personal each single blue rarity merchandise within the sport, together with numerous legendaries for nearly each gun and legend within the sport, none of which I actually take care of or wished. All within the hunt for a set of things that has a lower than 1 p.c likelihood of dropping.”

Their solely hope is that the story they offered “will resonate with some folks and possibly assist stop somebody from doing the identical factor” they did. Needless to say, and as identified by one Redditor, this explicit participant was bamboozled.

Apex Legends is presently obtainable on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

What do you concentrate on this participant dropping that a lot cash simply to obtain the heirloom set on the ultimate crate? Have you completed something comparable? Sound off within the feedback part under, or hit me up over on Twitter @anarkE7!

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