Apex Legends Developer Explains Mysterious Weapon Symbol Confusing Players


A The Respawn developer has finally explained the meaning of a mysterious in-game weapon symbol that has been confusing Apex Legends players for some time.

Apex Legends, like any game of its size, is packed with intricacies and details just waiting for players to discover.

From Easter Eggs that reference fan-favorite Titanfall 2 missions to skins that hint at the involvement of Predators and Xenomorphs in the near future, there’s always something for players to learn.

While not as exciting as a crossover with some of popular culture’s most legendary monsters, an in-game weapon symbol has been confusing players for some time.

Respawn Developer Explains Mysterious Apex Legends Weapon Symbol

The symbol in question is visible in players’ inventories and shows a small paintbrush surrounded by an arrow.

A playerin a Reddit post that garnered over 6,000 upvotes, asked exactly what that meant.

Player guesses varied massively, with a joke it directs you to MS Paint and closes Apex Legends.

However, a live tech designer from Respawn clarified the issue for players.

“I like all the wrong answers,” they joked, before explaining: “To OP questions; Picked up a gun that another player skinned with their own preference. Clicking this button will allow you to reset the gun skin to your own.

Many responded that they had already figured out the button’s purpose on their own, but others were thrilled with the education and knowing that by equipping another player’s weapon, they have the option to switch one of their own favorite skins.

Just another day to acquire new information in Apex Legends.

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