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Apex Legends supply ship bug makes players invincible

Published: 6/Mar/2019 14:37 Updated: 6/Mar/2019 14:46

by Joe O'Brien

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There appears to be a bug with the Apex Legends supply ships that offers invincibility to players in a particular location.

At the start of each game, a supply ship flies onto the island, travelling to a particular location before coming to a stop. In some cases, another supply ship might also appear later in the game.

These supply ships are guaranteed to hold some high-tier loot, which makes them a popular target for hot drops at the beginning of a match. It’s unlikely you’ll ever find one uncontested if you choose to land there immediately.

The supply ships are a particularly dangerous location not only because of their contested nature, but also because cover is relatively limited, and escaping might often mean dropping off early and becoming separated from your squad.

EADropping on a supply ship is a sure way to start your game with a fight.

There is, however, one location on the supply ship that offers safety. It appears that underneath the supply ship’s massive cannon there is an invisible barrier of some kind, behind which players can tuck themselves to act as a “safe spot” despite no visible cover.

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While the spot may not offer players a complete escape, it could well be used in the middle of a hectic fight to heal up, or cause the enemy to waste much of their ammo, thereby giving you a greater chance of victory.

Given that this is clearly unintentional it will likely be patched at some point in the future by Respawn Entertainment, but in the mean time it’s worth keeping in mind if only so you know not to waste your ammo if you see someone sitting there.

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Cocky Apex Legends cheater banned after streaming hacks on Twitch

Published: 25/Oct/2020 23:38

by Theo Salaun

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An Apex Legends hacker, ‘Loide90,’ has been exposed and swiftly banned after brashly streaming on Twitch, face cam and all, with obvious wall hacks enabled.

It’s one thing to feel emboldened enough to infuriate opponents and risk bans by hacking in a video game. It’s entirely another beast of brazen confidence to stream those hacks live on Twitch to over 700 viewers while casually hanging out with your face cam turned on.

As it turns out, an Apex Legends streamer, Loide90, boasts such levels of unabashed self-assuredness. During an October 25 stream, he was exposed for nonchalantly using wallhacks during a fairly busy broadcast.

And no, these were not Bloodhound’s brand of temporary superior visibility, restricted by cooldowns and location, as Loide90 could simply see vibrant, red enemy silhouettes through walls permanently. Since the exposure, he has apparently been banned on both Twitch and in the popular battle royale from Respawn Entertainment.

With numerous people taking to Twitter to call out Loide90’s untoward behavior, other streamers even got in on the action. One peer, by the name of ‘noobkingsmith,’ was watching the hacker live, granting viewers a chance to clip the cheats from someone else’s channel and thereby ensuring the clip wouldn’t be so easily deleted.

Clipped by ‘VixTrilogy’ and shared on Twitter with Respawn tagged directly, it was actually another tweet that appears to have gotten the developers’ attention and led to the eventual ban. 

After ‘Jonny,’ a professional player for SoaR, posted a clip showing how he died to the hacker, Respawn Producer Josh Medina responded confirming the cheater had been banned and that it wasn’t his first transgression.

Numerous others had tagged Medina and the dev followed up by letting the community know what a Twitch search for Loide90’s account also confirms: the account is banned. 

“I told him this would happen before banning one of his alts.” As Medina explains, he apparently had tried to broach the subject with Loide before and, with his warnings unheralded, was once again forced to ban the brash cheater.

It appears that the hacker’s Twitch account has been banned and, although it has yet to be confirmed, one has to imagine that his EA account for Apex Legends has also been purged.