'Apex Legends' special editions are being released.

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EA has officially announced that gamers in the US will be able to buy the game with added skins, which are based on the characters Lifeline and Bloodhound, on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC from October 18.

An official tweet reads: "Descend on your enemies as an angel of death or be the stuff of nightmares as a diabolical demon with two physical editions of Apex Legends⁠--available October 18. (sic)"

The Lifeline additions comes with a Legendary Guardian Angel skin, Legendary Chooser of the Slain Flatline skin, Exclusive Winged Guardian Banner, Angel Struck Badge and 1,000 Apex Coins.

Whilst Bloodline also gets the same amount of coins, plusThe Intimidator Bloodhound skin, Wrath Bringer Prowler skin, Feeling Impish Banner and Tormentor Badge.

EA hasn't said whether the UK and the rest of the world will be able to buy the special editions.

Meanwhile, this week will see the 'Apex Legends Preseason Invitational' tournament with an impressive $500,000 prize pool.

The event will take place in Krakow, Poland, between September 13 and September 15.

Design director, Chad Grenier said: "Competition is in the DNA of 'Apex Legends' and this competitive event will showcase the game at its highest-level. "This Apex Legends Preseason Invitational advances our vision towards a robust competitive experience with the community at the center.

"We continue to explore all the entertaining ways both players and spectators can experience Apex Legends and look forward to bringing this event to life. (sic)"

A total of 80 teams will be invited worldwide to enter the double elimination tournament.

They will battle until 20 teams remain, with the 60 players left with money on offer ranging from $4,800 for last place to $105,000 for first place.

On top of that there is the Apex Predator prize, worth $8,000 for those with the most eliminations in the finals.

In order to enter the game, players must apply for an official invitation from EA, which can be obtained via email.

The big cash tournament comes after 15-year-old Jaden Ashman, from Essex, England, won $2.25 million (£1.8 million) by coming second in the 'Fortnite World Cup' final in July.

The winner Kyle Giersdorf, 16, won $3 million.