Apex Legends: How to Get and Equip New Skins

Apex Legends, offers a wide variety of customization for Legends and weapons. If you are wondering on how to get and equip new skins in Apex Legends then read on.

The game, although having similarities with other Battle Royale titles has tried to offer a bit more. Starting from characters with their special abilities, to the topic of skins which we will discuss in this article.

Apex Legends: How to Get and Equip New Skins

Equipping skins to characters is common with other similar titles but offering multiple skins for weapons is something extra by Respawn Entertainment.

How to get and equip new Legend Skins in Apex Legends?

If you want to get and equip new Legend skins in Apex Legends  then you need to open the character tab. From here you can select the Legend for whom you want to craft a skin and then the options for skins will appear. The cost of crafting a skin varies according to the rarity of the skins and requires Crafting Metals. Now if you have crafted a skin, again you will have to go to Legends tab to equip it. Select your Legend and then the new skin appears will red dot next to it in the options. Select the skin with ‘X/A’ and equip it with ‘Square/X’ depending on the platform your using.

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These are the few simple steps for getting and equipping skins to your Apex Legends character.

How to get and equip new weapon Skins in Apex Legends?

The procedure to get and equip new skins for weapons in Apex Legends is almost similar to the method for Legends. Head on to the Armory tab and select the weapon of choice. The skins for it will appear below. Costs are identical to Legend skins costs and there is a requirement of Crafting Metals. New unlocked skins will appear with a red dot when weapon is selected. Scroll down to the skin and select the skin with ‘X/A’ and then equip it with ‘Square/X’ depending on the platform your using.

How to earn Crafting Metals in Apex Legends?

Unfortunately, Crafting Metals are hard to be earned. They can only be earned from Apex Packs which can either be bought with Apex Coins or by leveling up. Moreover, the number of Crafting Metals in box are very few so its safe to say that this process might take some time.

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Lastly, we would add that there is a possibility to earn a skin directly from Apex Packs as well. This is all you need to know about how to get and equip new skins in Apex Legends. If you found this helpful then lets us know in the comments below and keep on following us for more information on Apex Legends.

Apex Legends is out now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.


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