Apex Legends private match - how to create a custom game

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Season 15 of Apex Legends is well underway and as players continue to drop into Broken Moon in casual and ranked matches, the developers have given players the option to create an Apex Legends private match. Having the ability to create your own matches with customised rules and regulations is a great way to host and compete in numerous tournaments.

Apex private matches aren't exactly new to the battle royale as pro players have had access to them in order to take part in competitions featuring huge prize pools. Now, you can create one for yourself.

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Before we take a closer look at how Apex Legends private matches work, don't forget to take a look at the best Apex Legends guns along with the best Apex Legends characters to use during a match.

When do Apex Legends private matches arrive?

Private matches make their way to Apex Legends on January 10, 2023 as part of the Spellbound collection event. The feature arrives alongside the popular Control LTM and the Showstopper Heirloom for Seer.

Apex Legend private match screen
Credit: Respawn Entertainment
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How to play an Apex Legends private match

The process of entering an Apex Legends private match is incredibly straightforward. Once the feature arrives, you can access the mode through the private match tab.

After you access the tab, you'll have an option where you can create a match or join a match without the need for a tournament admin code. These are the steps you need to follow to start a match:

  • After January 10, launch Apex Legends.
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  • Open the game mode selection menu and select the private match tab.
  • To create your own match, choose the create match option.
  • To join another match, enter a tournament participation code.

How many players are in Apex Legends private matches?

Once a private match is ready to go, Respawn Entertainment says you can invite a total of 60 players along with five observers. It's unclear if more players can join the action if you're looking for even more chaos.

As soon as we hear more information, we'll update the guide with all the latest intel on Apex Legends private match player counts.

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There you have it. That's all there is to know about Apex Legends private matches making their way to the battle royale. For more, take a look at our Apex Legends page for all the latest news and guides.