It’s been a little over a year since next-gen consoles such as the PS5 and Xbox Series X came out. Many of the current games started getting next-gen version releases since then. Sad to say, next-gen console players, are still settling for the PS4 and Xbox One version of Apex Legends. However, according to leaks, a PS5 version of Apex Legends is floating around the PSN database. 

Ever since the launch of next-gen consoles, Apex Legends for some weird reason never came up with an upgrade. To make things even odder is the fact that their rival Fortnite immediately had a next-gen version. But it looks like Respawns has finally come to their senses and is coming up with the next-gen upgrade. 

According to the PlayStation patch tracker PlayStation Game Size, a PS5 version of Apex Legends was recently added to the database. They even posted on Twitter the amount of disk space required to download the upgrade patch. Players should be expecting at least 80GB to download the patch without any of the other updates included. 

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Shortly after PlayStation Game Size’s claim, a game industry analyst also confirmed this information. MauroNL tweeted what players should be expecting from the next-gen upgrade. He mentioned that the upgrade includes boosted resolution, better graphics, and the capability to run Apex on 120fps. 

Honestly, it’s really no secret that Respawn was planning on coming up with the next-gen upgrade eventually. What comes as a surprise is a fact that it took this long enough for them to pull the trigger. However, due to game crashing skins and numerous weapon exploits, it’s understandable why it took them a while. Let’s just hope that Respawn will launch the next-gen versions sometime this year.