When does Control return to Apex Legends?


When Respawn Entertainment added the Control LTM to Season 12 of Apex Legends, few could have predicted how popular it would become. Since the mode is limited, many players wonder when it will be available.


Apex Legends Season 15 showcases major new content, from the all-new Legend Catalyst to the Broken Moon map for Battle Royale. Despite all this, players are always left wondering when the next Control Mode will return.

The 9v9 mode sees teams fighting to capture three control points found on the map with pre-selected loadouts and respawns enabled, unlike normal battle royale.

Since this is a limited time mod, it’s no surprise that it comes and goes. Having said that, let’s take a closer look at when the mode is coming back and whether it will become permanent.

When is Control coming back to Apex Legends?

control will return top legends that runs as part of the Spellbound Collection event January 10, 2023, By 24 January.

As the Spellbound Collection event ends on January 24th, this should also be when control will once again be removed from the game.

The LTM has been updated and will feature maps on Storm Point, World’s Edge, and Olympus. You can check out the full patch notes for all the control changes.

While it may be disappointing to hear that it will be scrapped again, it has come back several times now and will likely return in the future, perhaps even in season 16.

Why was Control removed from Apex Legends?

Watson and Gibraltar in Apex Legends

Control is a limited time mode, meaning that the mode is only available for a certain amount of time before it is removed from Apex Legends.

Control is available for two weeks during the Spellbound Collection event, and has come and gone several times since its debut in Season 12. Get down to the very bottom about having it removed.

Will Control become a permanent Apex Legends mode?

Unfortunately, we don’t know the answer, but there are rumors that say that Respawn plans to make Control permanent.

According to some known leakers of Apex Legends, Respawn plans to remove Arenas from Apex Legends and are looking for Control as a permanent replacement. However, insider ThordonSmash claimed that the controls “have trouble getting stable,” so there could be a delay.


That’s all we know about the return of Control, at least for the time being. We’ll make sure to keep this article updated with any information we hear from the response.

For more details on Apex Legends Season 15, be sure to check out how you’ll be able to create and join private matches.

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