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How do microtransactions work in Apex Legends?

There are currently three different currencies in Apex Legends.

Crafting Materials

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Crafting materials are earned through loot boxes, which are unlocked when you level up or bought outright for Apex Coins. They can only be used to unlock cosmetic enhancements for characters and weapons in Apex Legends.

Legend Tokens

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Legend Tokens earned through leveling up your player profile in Apex Legends. They can be redeemed to unlock new Legends as well as cosmetic enhancements.

Apex Coins

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Apex Coins are purchased using real world money and can be redeemed for either new Legends or loot boxes. Loot boxes are priced at 100 Apex Coins apiece. Additional Legends are priced at 750 Apex Coins. Pricing for Apex Coins starts at AU$12 for 1000 coins. 

Apex Coins are also used to purchase battle passes. Apex's first battle pass (Wild Frontiers) is priced at 750 Apex Coins. 

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