Apex Legends‘ most famous landmark, Skull Town, returns to the game during the Genesis event as a brand-new Arenas map. However, Skull Town isn’t here to stay, leaving the battle royale’s 3v3 PvP mode at the end of Genesis, on July 13.
On Reddit, Respawn lead level designer Dave Osei said that Skull Town won’t remain in Apex Legends after Genesis is over because of “a slight tech limitation.”
“Currently, all [battle royale] Arena locations are using the full BR map to run,” Osei said. “You might notice that they take the longest to load when matchmaking. This saved a ton a dev time during production of Arenas.”
Arenas only has two unique maps, Phase Runner and Party Crasher. Its three other maps are like Skull Town, in…