Apex Legends mobile was a fantastic launch for fans of battle royale games. Just over a month after the game graced pocket gamers, Respawn Entertainment is introducing a new hero called Rhapsody. It turns out she’s mobile first.
Who is Rhapsody in Apex Legends?
Revealed in a brand new trailer, Rhapsody is the latest Legend coming to Apex Legends. Unlike most heroes, Rhapsody is a mobile-first character, launching on mobile devices before coming to PC and console at a late date.
Making her debut in Apex Legends Mobile Season 2, Rhapsody is a rhythm-loving DJ paired with an adorable robotic companion named Rowdy. Rhapsody’s love of music is an integral part of her character; the hero’s new abilities are all designed around rhythm.
In the entertaining new trailer, Respawn revealed the character’s intriguing backstory. Born in Kómma, Rhapsody escaped a life of poverty by becoming a famous musician in the dangerous nightlife of the city. While enjoying her time in the spotlight, her AI engineer mother created Rowdy before being fired from tech giant Pythas Inc.
Rhapsody’s story will be revealed during Apex Legends Mobile Season 2. The musical hero will fight through the Apex Games to free her family from debt. But will you help her fight for her family?
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When is Rhapsody coming to console and PC?
As one of the first mobile launch heroes, Apex Legends fans are angry that mobile gamers get something first. We still don’t know how long it will be before Rhapsody hits mobile, but console and PC gamers will also have an extra wait.
Since the new hero is a “mobile-first” hero, the character is also making his way to other platforms. However, Rhapsody shows that Respawn Entertainment is willing to prioritize mobile gamers, at least for some releases.
It is unknown if we will see more mobile heroes in the future. Personally, we would like to have content parity between mobile and other platforms. On the other hand, we like to be treated as a priority. At least occasionally.