From October 15 to November 5 we will be running our next limited-time event for Apex Legends, Fight or Fright. This haunting event is packed with exciting content including an all-new limited-time mode featuring Kings Canyon at night, exclusive event challenges where you can earn free loot, special Halloween inspired Collection Event cosmetics, and more. To tell you more about the event we have Lee Horn, Director of Product Management for Apex Legends, to fill you in on all the spooky details.
Leeeeeee-RSPN here with an overview on the Apex Legends Fight or Fright Collection Event.
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Hey everyone! Apex Legends™ Ranked mode designers here and we’re back to talk about Ranked Leagues Series 2 for Apex Legends. We’ll revisit our goals, talk about some results, and detail how Ranked Leagues will work when Series 2 launches with Season 3.
We want to quickly review our four goals for Ranked and comment a bit on some of the Series 1 results so far. Keep in mind that we’re trying to improve the systems with each update, and some outcomes will take longer to tune than others.
Read the full breakdown of the themed Voidwalker Event here. TL;DR and patch notes below:
WRAITH TOWN TAKE OVER
A mysterious research site has been unearthed in Kings Canyon that was used as part of Project: Wraith, including a functioning prototype portal.
EXCLUSIVE EVENT CHALLENGES
Complete a variety of challenges to earn exclusive skins and Wr...Read more
As Season 2 heats up, we’re making tweaks and quality of life updates to keep the Games rolling. Community Manager Jay Frechette (Jayfresh_Respawn) took to the Apex Legends subreddit to discuss some new changes with the community. Check out all the details in his own words below, or head over to the official Reddit post and jump into the conversation.
We also launched a new dev tracker! Check it out ...Read more
Client patch starting to roll out all platforms this morning and you'll need to download and update your client. Below are the issues addressed:
Happy Season 2 Day! The update is now starting to roll out on all platforms. It's a big one so go ahead and get it started and while you're waiting, below is breakdown of what comes with the Season 2 Battle Pass. If you're all caught up you can skip down to the Patch Notes section to read through all the changes including balancing for Legends and Weapons, new hopups, lots of bug fixes and quality of life improvements and...a stats page!
Let's get to it:
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This week, the Respawn team released a new PC client patch. Community Manager Jay Frechette (Jayfresh_Respawn) took to the Apex Legends subreddit to discuss the changes with the community. Check out all the details in his own words below, or head over to the official Reddit post and jump into the conversation.
We have a client patch for PC only that is going live this morning to address a few issues, detailed below.
Lots going on with this patch so bear with the long post. Below is a breakdown of what's available in the Legendary Hunt Event as well as patch notes for a collection of fixes and quality of life additions to Apex. Sorry again for the delay today, everyone and thanks for sticking with us.
NEW LIMITED TIME EVENT: THE LEGENDARY HUNT
Apex Elite QueueJune 4 – July 2
Make it to the Top 5 in any match, and earn your way into a select queue full of Top 5 winners. Then prove you’re the best of the best by taking them all down!
Hey all, we have a patch scheduled to go live early next week. We’ll do a follow up post when we’ve confirmed it’s available for download on all platforms and in the meantime, below are the patch notes with some dev context:
AUDIO FIXES AND IMPROVEMENTS
One of our biggest issues to tackle was improving the audio performance to address issues reported of sounds dropping out, sounds missing for extended time, or distortion for a period of time. We have made improvements both in our code and with our content that will hopefully fix these issues for many players, and for others, at least lower the amount and length of time they encounter audio issues.
We have also addressed some of the other mix issues with the game, including increasing the volume of close proximity enemy footsteps and lowering the overall volume of the game from the character select screen to the end of the drop sequence. We will continue to monitor mix issues and address t...Read more External link →
Before we get to the notes, we know there are some ongoing issues that have been frustrating you folks that didn’t make it into this patch. We are actively working on many improvements and we’re aware of the reports around audio issues, slow mo servers, hit registration, and more. I’ll provide more info when I can but know that we hear you folks and working hard to address this stuff. For 1.1.1 we’re introducing some balance adjustments for Legends and weapons, check out designer notes and info below:
Leeeeeee-RSPN here with RespawnSean, Jayfresh_Respawn & Scriptacus to give a quick update on live balance for Legends and weapons.
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APEX LEGENDS 1.1 PATCH NOTES
The 1.1 Patch is rolling out as of 10:00am PST today and you will need to update the client to download.
QUALITY OF LIFE
It’s fascinating and terrifying to see the Legends in action, whether it’s during incredible plays or in the middle of an amazing action shot. Check out our favorite fanart of the week below and get a look at how our community shows off the Legends’ good sides.Read more
Our Season 1 Fanart Challenge is underway, and we love what the community has created so far! Since Octane just made his high-speed debut into the Apex Games this season, we want to show him some extra love. Turns out, you guys make art almost as fast as he runs. Check out some of our favorite pieces of Octane fanart below, and tag us with all of your art...Read more
Happy Season 1 Day! The update is scheduled to go live at 10:00am PST on all platforms that you will need to download. Patch notes are below. I do by best to account for everything but there may be cases where I miss something. It's not intentional to omit anything from the patch notes. Enjoy!
INTRODUCING BATTLE PASS SEASON 1
INTRODUCING THE BATTLE PASS BUNDLE
There’s a story waiting to happen every time you drop into the Apex Arena. We’ve already seen some incredible moments from our community, and they’re too good not to share.
We’re going to be giving regular shout-outs to our favorite plays and the awesome folks who pulled them off. Whether it’s a clever kill, a white-knuckled save, or the perfect teamplay, we want to see what you’re made of. Check out our picks below, and tag us with your best plays on Facebook, ...Read more
Patch is live on ALL PLATFORMS. Here's the notes:
We're aware of connection issues right now and investigating. We'll keep you updated here.
2:50pm PST: We've identified issues with players unable to log in / connect. Investigating.External link →
12:34pm PST: We have heard the reports and it appears that matchmaking is taking longer than it should and affecting all platforms. We are actively looking into it and I'll provide any updates to this post.
12:38pm PST: We've addressed the issue and seeing improvement. This may take time for some folks as things recover so give it a little time if you don't immediately get back in.External link →