Apex Legends cross-progression explained: How to merge PlayStation, Xbox & PC accounts
Here’s everything you need to know about cross-progression in Apex Legends, including how it works, how to merge your accounts, and more.
Apex Legends Season 19 has arrived, and while the new Legend Conduit and Storm Point map changes have certainly taken the limelight, a highly requested feature was finally added to the game in cross-progression.
While it’s taken some time, Apex Legends Season 19 finally introduced the feature, allowing players to merge their accounts across PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.
- Cross-progression has arrived in Apex Legends Season 19
- How does cross-progression work in Apex Legends?
- Will Apex Legends cosmetics & currency be merged?
Apex Legends Season 19 brings cross-progression
With the Apex Legends Season 19 update, cross-progression started to roll out to accounts across all platforms. The Season 19 update landed on October 31 and the devs stated that it may take some time for it to reach all player accounts, but a pop-up upon entering the game will inform you of when it is available for you.
Players will finally be able to enjoy all of their cosmetics and continue their progression no matter what platform they are playing on.
How does cross-progression work in Apex Legends?
Apex Legends’ cross-progression will merge player accounts across all platforms, with the account that is the highest level taking on the role of “master account.” This means that all your accounts will merge into the one that is the highest level but have no fear, you’ll retain all of your badges, cosmetics, and progress from all your accounts.
The account merging is mandatory for all players who have accounts across platforms, and you will be notified in-game once the feature goes live.
According to the devs, upon signing into Apex Legends your account will be flagged for cross-progression and your other accounts will automatically merge to the highest-level account so long as they are connected to the same EA account.
If you wish to merge an Apex Legends account to your master account, you can simply link it to the same EA account and the merge will automatically begin.
It’s important to note that Ranked Leaderboards will be locked to each platform.
Will Apex Legends cross-progression merge cosmetics & currency?
All of your Apex Legends cosmetics will merge to your master account except for platform-exclusive skins like PS+ Pack items, Xbox Founder’s Edition, Xbox Gold Items, and Nintendo Switch exclusive content.
As for currency, your Apex Coins will travel over PlayStation, Xbox, and PC, however, any Apex Coins on Nintendo Switch will not merge. Further, Crafting Materials, Legend Tokens, and Heirloom Shards are bound to your EA account, meaning they will merge and be the same balance across all platforms.
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