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Apex Legends Season 6: New Weapon Volt Guide, How To Unlock, Where To Find, Tips And Tricks, Best Skins And More

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The Volt is a brand new weapon hitting the Apex Legends loot pool with Season 6.

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While some Titanfall fans may recognise the iconic SMG, there are a few changes for its return to combat in the Apex arena.

Here's everything you need to know:

How To Unlock The Volt

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The Volt will be automatically unlocked when you update Apex Legends to Season 6.

Then, all you need to do is head to the Firing Range or find one in an Apex Legends match!

Read more: Apex Legends Season 6: Patch Notes - Armour Meta

What Kind Of Weapon Is The Volt?

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We'll defer this one to the words of Respawn itself: "The first energy-based SMG to see regular use in the Frontier, the Volt allows its operator to fire a salvo of energy-based ammunition, decreasing drag and making it possible to hit multiple targets within a short window."

Essentially, it's an R99 that fires Energy Ammo. And it's brutal.

Read more: Apex Legends Season 6: Respawn Confirms Loba Will Be Buffed

Best Volt Attachments

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The Volt takes Energy Ammo, and its high rate of fire means you'll go through it quickly. Really quickly. So make sure you stock up.

Other than that, grab one of the new Extended Energy Magazines, a barrel stabiliser and a stock.

You'll need a short-ranged sight too - look out for a Digital Threat, but anything is better than ironsights.

Read more: Apex Legends Season 6 "Boosted" LIVE: Release Date, Patch Notes, New Legend, Map Changes, Battle Pass Rewards, Predictions, Gameplay And Everything We Know

Best Volt Skins

As always, you'll want to kit out your Volt to make it look the nicest. And, as usual, the best skins are those Legendary ones. Check these out:

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The Dream Weaver Volt skin, unlocked in loot boxes or by crafting with 1,200 Crafting Materials. Image courtesy of EA/Respawn Entertainment.

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The Fortune Teller Volt skin, unlocked in loot boxes or by crafting with 1,200 Crafting Materials. Image courtesy of EA/Respawn Entertainment.

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The Data Protector Volt skin, unlocked by reaching Level 98 of the Season 6 Battle Pass. Image courtesy of EA/Respawn Entertainment.

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