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Earlier today, 20th Century Fox unleashed the final trailer for X-Men: Apocalypse (you can see it here if you missed it), and the words “action-packed” don’t exactly do it justice! With X-Men: Days of Future Past proving to be the most popular instalment in the franchise to date, the studio clearly realises they need to up their game to compete with Marvel Studios.

Well, up their game they have, and despite so far being somewhat overshadowed by huge releases like Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Captain America: Civil War, it honestly wouldn’t be that surprising for X-Men: Apocalypse to steal the show in 2016!

With Bryan Singer back at the helm and a slew of new and familiar faces making up the cast, the movie certainly feels like it’s poised for big things anyway. What you’ll find below is an in-depth breakdown of the trailer’s biggest moments, plot reveals, and Easter Eggs, and trust us when we tell you that there’s some awesome stuff to keep your eyes peeled for here…

10. Apocalypse’s Plan

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It’s pretty obvious that Apocalypse wants to destroy the world in order to remake it in his image, but this new trailer sheds at least some light on what he plans to do with the mutant race, or at least his Four Horsemen. Moira MacTaggert mentions that the villain has spent thousands of years amassing mutants in order to “take their powers”, no doubt a process which will make the seemingly immortal Apocalypse even more formidable. So, while he gives his followers a powerful boost with their abilities, it seems like he may also feed off them, something which could very well explain why some or all of the Horsemen end up turning on himĀ (officially released images have already shown that Storm joins the X-Men).

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