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Apex Legends bug lets Rampart’s ultimate shoot through Gibraltar shield

Published: 29/Aug/2020 1:22

by Bill Cooney

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Apex Legends players seem to have uncovered a new bug that allows Rampart’s ultimate “Shiela” shoot through Gibraltar’s Dome Shield, which definitely isn’t supposed to happen.

Rampart is the latest legend to join the Apex roster, and players have already found a bug that allows her ultimate, the turret known as “Sheila”, to shoot through Gibraltar’s Dome Shield.

Normally, Gibraltar’s shield stops all projectiles that come from inside or outside its radius while active, but this new bug makes it work more like Winston’s shield in Overwatch does, allowing Rampart’s turret to send shots out, while protecting the player inside from damage.

Multiple players have already complained about seeing this pop up in their matches, which is easy to understand since you’re basically going up against an invulnerable killing machine with teams that take advantage of this bug.

Sheila can shoot through Gibraltar’s dome! (Credit: Pajamamax) from apexlegends

As you can see in the clip above the bug happens when Rampart deploys her turret, and Gibby tosses his shield on top of it. This allows Sheila, for whatever reason, to fire from the inside of the ability, that’s supposed to block incoming and outgoing damage.

This doesn’t just work in the practice range either, as multiple players have reported running into this glitched out combo in their actual games as well.

The advantages of exploiting this bug are pretty clear a well, you can basically sit safe and secure with one of the most powerful weapons in the game right now, without the enemy being able to touch you. The very definition of a “game-breaking” bug.

Rampart in Apex Legends
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Rampart’s turret is definitely powerful, but this glitch just makes things unfair.

It’s not hard to see how this makes Apex just a little bit more unfair, but sadly, that probably won’t stop some players and teams out there from taking advantage of the bug. If you do run into a team abusing this, the best thing we can suggest is to simply avoid them and continue your rotation elsewhere.

At the time of writing the bug is still popping up and being annoying in Apex, but hopefully, devs will take notice and patch it out as soon as humanly possible.

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Apex Legends is adding a no-guns LTM in Season 7: Olympus Preview

Published: 30/Oct/2020 18:52

by Tanner Pierce

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If you saw the new Apex Legends map called Olympus and thought to yourself “I’d like to explore that without having to deal with annoying enemies”, then Respawn Entertainment has the perfect solution: a no-weapon LTM called Olympus Preview.

With the start of Season 7, Respawn Entertainment is adding a brand new map to Apex Legends called Olympus. After being rumored for quite a while now, the developers finally confirmed the news during the Season 7 trailer, and gave fans an even deeper dive into the map during the gameplay reveal.

While that’s all well and good, being forced to jump into a map that you don’t know and immediately fight other players trying to experience the same thing is always a bit annoying in battle royale games. Luckily, the developers seem to have a solution, and it’s a cool concept.

With the start of Season 7, Respawn will be including a new limited-time mode called Olympus Preview, which will allow players to explore and experience everything the new map has to offer without having to deal with other opponents that immediately try to kill you.

Apparently, the new 30-player mode will give fans an opportunity to jump in to the map and test it out to their heart’s content. They’ll even be able to test the circles.

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Soon players will be able to jump into the new Apex map thanks to a weapon-free mode called Olympus Preview.

When a new map gets added to a battle royale game, not just Apex Legends, a lot of players just want a few matches to explore and experience it before having to fight others, so this helps solve that problem. It also helps fans familiarize themselves with it so that they aren’t jumping in completely blind.

It’ll be interesting to see Apex continues this trend as time goes on. Obviously that would require them to keep adding new maps but, nevertheless, it’s a fun concept to say the least.