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Apex Legends pro Dizzy mocks Respawn over lack of new content

Published: 16/May/2019 19:44 Updated: 16/May/2019 21:11

by Eli Becht

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NRG pro Coby ‘Apex Legends fans a painful reminder of just how long it has been since the devs added new content, with a snappy response to Respawn’s May 16 post.

If there is one primary criticism about Apex Legends among the fanbase, it’s the slower updates and new content when compared to other games in the battle royale genre, namely Fortnite Battle Royale.

Many players complained about the underwhelming Battle Pass after having to wait for Season 1. Some who play daily will have already completed their Battle Pass by this point too, and are left waiting until June before Season 2 drops.

Respawn EntertainmentFans want to ride a zipline to new content.

Apex Legends content has dried up

Respawn revealed players would be getting information about Season 2 during E3 2019, leaving players to wonder about what’s next for the game for about another month.

The official Apex Legends Twitter account put out a tweet showing off a short Pathfinder clip, linking to their lore for the character, indicating it is now day 725 of his search about finding who created him. Of course, this opened the door for a potshot about the lack of content, which dizzy took complete advantage of.

While it hasn’t quite been 725 days since new content, it has still been a while since something meaningful came to Apex Legends. Since launch, only one new gun and one new legend has been added.

Season 2 will look to fix this, but it might end being a classic case of too little, too late. Unless something major is in the works, it will prove difficult to please players constantly looking out for the next new thing.

Respawn EntertainmentNew information will be dropping at E3.

What’s coming with Season 2?

Respawn promised major changes with Season 2, starting with the Battle Pass. The team said the Battle Pass will come with more meaningful content, a new Legend, a new weapon and also teased map changes. 

Twitch streamer shroud warned players not to get their hopes up about the new Legend, Wattson, revealing that he has played him, but it might just be because he didn’t like how he played.

“I didn’t hate it, I just didn’t like it,” he said. “That’s all. It’s like me playing Caustic, I just don’t like him.”

Regardless, a new legend of any kind will be a welcome addition, and players may just have to get used to the slower burn of Respawn’s content plans.

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Apex Legends Season 8 early patch notes: Legends buffs, bug fixes, more

Published: 24/Jan/2021 15:22

by Calum Patterson

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Apex Legends Season 8: Mayhem update is due to drop on February 2, and although patch notes aren’t expected until right before the update goes live, we already know of a bunch of confirmed changes and fixes coming. Here’s an early look at what the patch notes are expected to include.

Obviously, the main changes will be the addition of the new Legend, Fuse, who hails from Salvo, as well as the new weapon – the 30-30 repeater.

Kings Canyon will also be massively changed, as Fuse’s entrance to the Apex games did not go smoothly and his old friend Maggie crashed the party – literally.

But, the most exciting part of the patch notes themselves will be seeing how Respawn has adjusted the various Legends with nerfs and buffs, plus some of the quality of life changes planned.

Apex Legends Season 8: Early patch notes

New Legend: Fuse

Straight from Salvo, Fuse is an explosive Legend, and his abilities reflect this. He can shoot projectiles from his prosthetic arm, and his ultimate will shoot a mortar-like missile, which explodes into a ring of fire.

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Fuse joins the Apex roster in Season 8.

New Weapon: 30-30 Repeater

We didn’t get a new weapon in Season 7, but we are in Season 8. Fuse brings the 30-30 repeater straight from Salvo. It’s a lever-action rifle that packs a punch.

30-30 repeater and battle pass
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The 30-30 Repeater will be added to the loot pool this February.

Kings Canyon map changes

The arrival of Fuse has obliterated Kings Canyon. Original POIs including Slum Lakes and Artillery have been destroyed, and there is a new hue to the map.

Kings Canyon destroyed in Apex Legends
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A massive explosion on Kings Canyon has completely changed the map.

New Season 8 Battle Pass: Mayhem

As always, there will be a fresh battle pass for the new season, which will include over 100 items.

We don’t know if there will be any changes to the battle pass system yet, like there was in Season 7.

Legend changes

These are the Legend buffs and nerfs that Respawn have said will be coming in Season 8. Check out a full explanation and details on each change here.

Note: This is not a final list of all Legends that are getting changes in the Season 8 update.

Rampart

  • Adding 45 health to her Amped Cover

Wraith

  • Respawn say they are looking at changes to Wraith’s hitbox, to bring her in line with other Legends.

Horizon

  • Respawn are looking at nerfs to her tactical ability, but haven’t confirmed the exact changes they’re making yet.

Revenant

  • Respawn have been struggling to find a good buff for Revenant, but are looking at hitbox adjustments

Wattson

  • Respawn are looking for ways to make Wattson more fun, without making her more powerful

Mirage

  • Fix for decoys making footstep noise – this was originally in the Fight Night patch notes, but has been removed and will be coming in a future update, possibly with Season 8.

Caustic

  • Caustic hammer breaking doors – this was also originally in the Fight Night patch notes, but has been removed and will be coming in a future patch, possibly with Season 8.
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Horizon is due for a slight nerf in Season 8.

Quality of Life

  • In-game damage tracker added

Bug Fixes

  • Heirloom store not showing all Heirlooms
  • Players told they are buying Gibraltar’s Heirloom when buying Caustic’s Heirloom
  • Legend skins for Mirage and Bangalore affecting aim down sights
  • Errors relating to private matches
  • Players can’t hear each other in cross-play lobbies

Ranked Play

A new Ranked Series will begin at the start of Season 8: Ranked Series 7. We expect that there will be two splits in the season again, with the first probably on World’s Edge. It’s unlikely that the new Kings Canyon features in Ranked, until players are used to the changes.

Season 8 Collection Event

Data miners have uncovered files related to an Anniversary Collection Event in Season 8. Although collection events typically start midway through the Season, this time it could potentially start earlier, given that the 2-year anniversary of Apex Legends is February 4 – two days after Season 8 starts.


That’s everything we know at the moment about what’s coming in the Season 8 update patch notes.

We’ll keep you updated with more changes as they come, and of course when Respawn releases the full patch notes.