After seeing the name “Northstar” in the Apex Legends Stories From the Outlands – Northstar trailer, the Titanfall 2 community were over the top excited. We all know that Apex Legends is set in the Titanfall universe. However, seeing iconic characters like Viper and his Northstar titan. Knowing that the new legend Valkyrie is the daughter of Viper, seeing the return of a nuanced and more compact version of Northstar and a few other things has made Apex Legends Legacy update, one of the most hyped ones.
Players who have played the prior two Titanfall games may already know about most of the lore behind Apex Legends, including Northstar, Viper, Blisk and his Apex Predators. However, players who have been only played Apex Legends may not know what is Northstar and how does it connect to Titanfall?.
For such players, the new Stories From the Outlands – Northstar trailer wouldn’t have made much sense. So, to help such players out, in this article, we will briefly talk about Northstar and its connection to Titanfall.
What is Northstar?
Northstar is a Titan from Titanfall 2, manufactured by Hammond Robotics. It is a titan class that is highly agile and build on mobility and precision attacks. Northstar primary weapon is a Plasma Railgun and, its ordnance is called Cluster Missile.
The tactical ability of Northstar titan is VTOL Hover that allows players to reach high vertical positions to get an angle over the enemy or to rain down the barrage of cluster missiles.
How does Northstar connect to Titanfall series?
Northstar is a great Titan class in Titanfall 2. However, the name is famous only because of a single person. And that is “Viper”. The famous Apex Predator member Viper used a highly customized Northstar and, his battle prowess with the titan was well known.
However, being an antagonist of Titanfall 2, Viper was shot to death by Jack Cooper, the main protagonist of Titanfall 2, after a fierce battle.
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Apex Legends is a free to play battle royale game currently available on PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC platform. The mobile version of the game is currently in the works with beta testing starting Spring 2021.