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A transgender heroine will feature in the game’s next season, a first

A transgender heroine will feature in the game’s next season, a first

A transgender heroine will feature in the game’s next season, a first

The first transgender character will soon appear in the game universe “Apex Legends”, the hit title from Electronic Arts. They are Catalyst, real name Tressa Smith; reports Gamespot.

The character appeared on October 14 in an episode of “Stories from the Outlands,” an animated series with video game ties that has been giving hints about Season 15 content for some time. feel like the world has opened up to me since I was…myself,” Tressa confides in the episode. “My transition was…difficult. »

A heroine proud to be trans

Previous seasons of the game developed by Respawn Entertainment have already featured gay, lesbian or bisexual characters, but the appearance of Catalyst remains a first. To develop his character, the studio consulted trans people in order to be as authentic as possible.

The idea was to portray a character who is proud to be transgender and to make her identity explicit, given the short time devoted to her presentation on the show. The next season of “Apex Legends” will be released on November 1. In addition to this new heroine, players will have new game cards and can unlock new customization content; notes BFMTV.

Source: 20minutes

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