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Competitive integrity is and will always be a core pillar for Apex Legends. As part of that, our default iron sights are designed to push players to loot for better optics. We also believe that skins shouldn't be a factor in the sights functionality as well. During Season 4, we released the Heat Sink reactive skin for the VK-47 Flatline rifle and we heard feedback from some players that the Aim Down Sights (ADS) felt superior to any other skin available. 

To make things as fair as possible, we wanted to address feedback for the Heat Sink skin and also update other skins we thought could be improved.

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Another example of a skin we’ve updated is the Flatline “Revelations” skin from the Gaiden Event. We felt the side fins were creating larger blindspots than intended so we’ve reduced them to improve visibility when ADS.

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We believe that any competitive edge in Apex Legends should be gained by honing your skills and not due to any perceived advantages from buying gun skins.  As our good friend Kuben Blisk puts it: "You kill me, you're better. I kill you, I'm better." We hope players who own these skins will appreciate these improvements and support us as we work to keep Apex Legends fun and fair.


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