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Apex Legends players are using death boxes to fly around

Published: 5/Jun/2020 10:12

by Connor Bennett

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Apex Legends players have encountered a really strange bug that is letting them fly around on death boxes as if they have finally found a vehicle for the battle royale. 

With Kings Canyon and World’s Edge being two sprawling landscapes, Apex Legends players have different ways to get around. You have jump towers, the World’s Edge train, and different legend abilities. 

Outside of the train, Respawn’s battle royale doesn’t have vehicles like say Fortnite or Warzone. However, a strange bug is giving players a magic carpet-like ride across the map just as long as they jump on top of a death box.

EADeath boxes are meant to stay on the ground in Apex Legends.

The bizarre issue was pointed out by Reddit user WispyWi, who showed that during a recent trios game, they and their teammates all managed to ride atop of a death box. Now, there wasn’t anything different about the death box – and it certainly didn’t have an engine or rocket boosters attached. 

Instead, the trio of players just floated around Sorting Factory at a relatively slow pace at the same height – passing by buildings and other spots. In the end, the Redditor noted that they eventually jumped off and the box phased through walls on its trip.

Me and the bois going on an adventure from apexlegends

However, this doesn’t appear to be a one-off. A few players added that they’ve witnessed boxes flying around Sorting Factory in the same manner – but they weren’t able to hitch a ride like WispyWi.

Others pointed out that the flying death boxes are likely a result of somebody dying on the conveyor belts inside of the factory, with the box managing to glitch out as a result. 

While it might look like a fun problem to have in-game, players could very well exploit these flying boxes and give themselves an advantage in matches.

As of writing, the glitch hasn’t been picked up on Respawn’s Trello board so it remains to be seen if they are aware of it happening.

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Apex Legends Holo-Day Bash 2020: Start date, skins, Winter Express LTM

Published: 17/Nov/2020 18:21

by Calum Patterson

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It’s almost that time of year again, and Apex Legends’ second holiday season is about to get into full swing. Holo-Day Bash is set to return for 2020, with all new skins, and a rerun of the Winter Express LTM.

To keep up with the yearly festivities, the first event of Apex Legends Season 7 will be holiday-themed – this we know thanks to some badges that have already confirmed the 2020 Holo-day bash ahead of an official announcement from Respawn.

The exact same thing happened with this year’s Fight or Fright event, for Halloween, which was also revealed early due to in-game badges that couldn’t be unlocked yet.

So, if you’re wondering when Holo-day Bash 2020 starts and ends, what kind of cosmetics will be available, and what mode to expect, here’s everything we know so far.

When is Holo-Day Bash 2020 in Apex Legends?

The Holo-Day bash will start on December 1, and run through until January 4. These dates haven’t been confirmed by Respawn yet, but reliable data-miner Shrugtal has provided the early schedule.

Holo-day bash 2020 badges
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Badges for Holo-Day Bash 2020 are already visible in Apex Legends.

Unlike last year though, this is not a Collection event. Instead, like Fight or Fright, Holo-Day Bash 2020 is just a Themed event. That means there won’t be a new Heirloom to unlock, whereas last year,  Pathfinder’s boxing gloves could be unlocked by completing the collection.

Holo-Day Bash 2020 skins

Just because it’s not a collection event though, doesn’t mean there won’t be new skins and cosmetics to get your hands on.

These skins will be available in bundles in the Item Shop, which have already been leaked by data miners. For a complete look at all the bundles and skins, check out our full post here.

Thanks to Biast12, we can see an early showcase of all the bundles that will be dropping during the Holo-Day Bash 2020 event.

There’s also an event prize tracker, which you will be able to complete through challenges.

Winter Express LTM

Speaking of challenges, you’ll want to complete these in the “new-and-improved” Winter Express LTM.

Winter Express LTM 2020
Screenshot via Biast12
Winter Express will return in the Holo-Day Bash 2020 event.

For those who didn’t play last year, Winter Express takes place on World’s Edge, with Mirage as the game announcer. The objective is to win control of the train over three rounds. And there’s no loot – instead, Legends are given preset loadouts.

How the mode will change for 2020’s version isn’t known yet, but there’s set to be “improvements.”