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Apex Legends: New leaked ‘Evolving’ shield will be better than gold armor

Published: 4/Sep/2019 20:13 Updated: 5/Sep/2019 1:20

by Alan Bernal


An Apex Legends leak is signaling the possible inclusion of a new kind of armor that would give players a much better alternative than the Gold Body Shield.

Respawn Entertainment have been navigating extremely rough waters with their community due to issues arising with microtransactions, coveted loot locked behind paywalls, bugs found throughout the game, and more.

But the devs are slowly gaining back favor among their fans since the introduction of the Voidwalker event has been giving a ton of players to jump back into the Apex Games. And it looks like Respawn is keeping the hype train going by adding more fan-requested items. 

Respawn EntertainmentWhile the Gold Body Shield is elusive, it doesn’t give that many added benefits over Purple armor.

YouTuber ‘The Gaming Merchant’ highlighted files in the game with the tag “Evolving Body Shield” which could be the answer to players unsatisfied with what the high tier Gold Body Shield delivers.

“For the Evolving Armor,” The Gaming Merchant explained what he found in the game’s files. “It starts at 150 (damage absorbed). It starts at Level 1 but it gains strength with more kills.”

He goes on to say that as a player gains kills the armor would evolve into its next level, giving more defensive benefits each time. This would eventually ramp up all the way to level 4 which would give players a staggering 125 extra health.

Needless to say, this would be an incredibly popular item for high-kill players who look for early eliminations by dropping into highly populated areas of King’s Canyon.

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The details of this leaked Evolving Body Shield are still murky, and in general, should be taken with a grain of salt. But the prospect of giving Legends over 200 points of damage would make some players near-unstoppable.

For a long time, the Apex Legends community have been asking for a revamped take to the game’s highest tier armor since it feels pretty underwhelming, especially in late-game situations.

While the leak isn’t a direct fix to the Legendary Body Shield, it would definitely be a worthwhile alternative to pick up if a player trusts their fragging abilities.

An item like the Evolving Body Shields would definitely give players an incentive to look for more fights and only make Apex Legends more exciting to play.

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What is code:truck error in Apex Legends & how to fix it? Latest from EA

Published: 2/Dec/2020 1:06

by Tanner Pierce


After Apex Legends received its Holo-Day Bash update, many fans are reporting a brand new code:truck error that’s preventing them from entering the game. Here’s what you need to know about the odd server issue that everyone seems to be getting.

Earlier today, the Holo-Day Bash update went live for Apex Legends, which added in a slew of new content, including some skins and a brand new LTM.

Unbeknownst to players, it seems to have added something else to the game that’s causing a lot of people headaches as they try to log-in.

The Apex community is now reporting a new error code:truck when they attempt to log-in, which is causing some major issues and seems to be caused by the Holo-Day Bash update, although this part is a bit unclear. Here’s what you need to know about the error and if there’s anything that can be done to solve it.

What is the code:truck error in Apex Legends

According to the error messages seen by players, either the game itself or the player is “out of sync with the server.” What that actually means is anyone’s guess.

What we do know about code:truck is that it’s preventing people from logging into the game. It’s affecting a large number of people on all platforms, although the exact extent of this is unclear as of the time of this writing.

Hopefully more information will be available soon.

What can be done to fix the code:truck error?

Unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be a surefire fix for the error. As of 7:10 EST on December 1, 2020, Electronic Arts and Respawn haven’t released a fix for the bug. That being said, they did comment on the error, saying they are looking into the problem.

Beyond that, however, we have no update as to what’s causing this error for some players, how extensive is the problem, and, most importantly, what the fix is for it.

Over on Reddit, some players are reporting on a few different fixes but none of the them are confirmed. One player reported that they were able to workaround the issue by changing the date and time on their PS4 and few others confirmed its success.

Hopefully a fix becomes available in the near future to avoid it spreading to other people, which would result in the amount of players logging into Apex Legends to plummet.