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Apex Legends • Mar 10, 2019

Shroud explains why Apex Legends is ”PUBG all over again” after rage quitting

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Shroud explains why Apex Legends is ”PUBG all over again” after rage quitting
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Popular Twitch streamer and former CS:GO pro Michael ‘Shroud’ Grzesiek is generally known for his calm demeanor - yet one game of Apex Legends sent him over the edge.

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Shroud was in the midst of a game of Apex Legends when he became the unfortunate victim of lag, getting downed by an opponent in the middle of a gunfight due to the game’s latency.

He appeared to have a hard time stomaching the loss, explaining that he hates losing games due to elements outside of his control.

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“We literally lost to these guys because of fucking lag!” Shroud shouted, putting his head in his hands. “I’m gonna break something! Holy shit, I hate when stuff isn’t in my control.”

Shroud even left the game out of anger, comparing Apex Legends to earlier battle royale title PUBG, known for its insufferable latency and frame stuttering.

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Apex Legends saw massive success upon release, garnering over 10 million downloads in its first week after going live.

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“I left the game,” he continued. “I can’t play until it’s fixed. This is PUBG all over again, dude.”

Shroud isn’t the only player noticing issues in Apex, either; the game has been rife with reports of crashes and cheaters, with other users experiencing similar, rage-inducing latency.

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However, not all is lost; well-known Fortnite player ‘KingRichard’ gave a handy solution to Apex’s lag issue, advising players to wait at the game’s menu screen for one minute before changing the server.

While Apex Legends continues to experience growing pains, the game received critical acclaim upon release, earning a whopping 25 million downloads within its first two weeks after going live.

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