History[edit | edit source]
The Mercenary Syndicate is a conglomerate of various mercenary companies that was said to have "brought life and order" to the Outlands after the devastation wrought about by the Frontier War and the withdrawal of both the IMC and the Frontier Militia. It has since then become the controlling power in the Outlands and is engaged in various pursuits, most notably the highly popular Apex Games based on Kings Canyon.
The earliest mention of the group's existence was 2440, when the simulacrum Revenant was first delivered to them for their use. In 2708, Revenant was active and was the culprit in the murder of con-man Marcos and Alanza Andrade on Olympus.
Following the devastation to the arena at Kings Canyon due to an EMP attack on the island's Repulsor Tower, the Syndicate was reported to have had a run-in with a rival organization on the planet Talos. Set on rebuilding the island's infrastructure after the attack, the Syndicate added new areas to their nearly five year old arena.
Subsequent attacks on the arena continued even after the EMP blast, including a hack to the arena's announcer system. This forced the Syndicate to relocate the Apex Games to another arena at World's Edge on the planet Talos.
A partnership with Hammond Robotics was penned before the entry of a sponsored competitor, Forge, who was subsequently murdered on World's Edge by Revenant. Scrambling to cover up their tracks and for their safety, the simulacrum was contained on the arena as a competitor.
Structure[edit | edit source]
Much about the Syndicate is unknown, including their organizational structure. Mentions of a "Syndicate Council" has been made however, presumably the highest governing body of the Syndicate. Subdivisions inside the organization include the "Apex Games Commission" which specifically manages the Apex Games and a Public Relations department headed by Jacob Young.
Known Members[edit | edit source]
- Kuben Blisk - Apex Games Commissioner
- Jacob Young - Prime Director of Public Relations
- Dr. Maxine Bateman - Medical Chief of Staff
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Season 2 Cinematic Trailer
- Crypto Season 2 Teaser