Apex Legends Player Takes Over Airport TV to Play Ranked Match

An actual apex legend plugged his PlayStation 4 into a TV at Portland International Airport on Thursday to play Apex Legends.According to Oregon Live (via Kotaku), the man hijacked a TV that was displaying a map of the airport. Security officials walked over and asked the traveler to stop playing. Kama Simonds from Port of Portland said that the man “very politely” asked if he can finish his game. Security denied his request, and the man stopped his game.

“Apparently it was a very polite and cordial interaction,” Simonds said.

Picture from Oregon Live

The television takeover occurred early in the morning on Thursday. Simonds said this was, “a good reminder of what not to do at the airport.”

US Gamer pointed out that the man decided to play a ranked match judging by a badge on the corner of the screen.

Apex Legends launched almost a year ago on February 4, 2019. The game has continued adding new events including the Grand Soirée event, which is currently going on until January 28. One of the events is an option to play in third-person mode.The CEO of Respawn has just taken over duties as head of DICE LA and is currently working on an original IP that has yet to be announced. Good news for our airport friend, a mobile version of Apex Legends is still on the way.

Petey Oneto is a freelance writer for IGN.


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