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Apex Legends solo mode now live alongside Iron Crown event

Apex Legends solo mode now live alongside Iron Crown event

As teased last week, solo mode has come to Apex Legends at long last. Ever since launch, all of the game's playlists have only supported three-man teams - an oddity in the battle royale genre, where games typically give players the choice of playing solo, in pairs with one other person, or in four-man squads. Apex Legends' focus on three-man teams has certainly set it apart from the rest, but almost from the start, fans have been asking for some variety when it comes to squad numbers.

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Apex Legends solo mode limited to 2 weeks: Should you rage?

Apex Legends solo mode limited to 2 weeks: Should you rage?

From the start, Apex Legends has been a battle royale game that doesn't really follow a lot of the battle royale conventions. For starters, there's only one game mode that sees you partnering up with two other people to form a team of three. Other battle royales, such as Fortnite and PUBG, offer a variety of modes centered around solo, duos, and 4-man teams.

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Apex Legends Preseason Invitational tournament offers $500k prize pool

Apex Legends Preseason Invitational tournament offers $500k prize pool

Respawn Entertainment has announced the Apex Legends Preseason Invitational, its biggest tournament for the battle royale game to date. The company is serving up a $500,000 prize pool for the competition, which will involve 80 global teams comprised of 240 people. The tournament will take place in Krakow, Poland, in September. Here's what we know about the event.

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Apex Legends gives cheaters a taste of their own medicine

Apex Legends gives cheaters a taste of their own medicine

Most popular, competitive games will have some degree of cheating, and if the title in question is a free-to-play one, the problem can become rampant. That's certainly been the case in Apex Legends, but as Respawn Entertainment fights its unending war against cheaters and cheat makers, it's been keeping us abreast of its efforts. As it turns out, Respawn has been giving cheaters a taste of their own medicine when they queue up for games.

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Apex Legends season 2 ‘Battle Charge’ now live, battle pass detailed

Apex Legends season 2 ‘Battle Charge’ now live, battle pass detailed

After a ton of teases and a lot of build up, Apex Legends season 2 is now live along with a new battle pass and a new Legend to play. That Legend is Wattson, a character who can take full advantage of Ultimate Accelerants and lay down electrified fences to keep enemies away. On top of that, there are a bunch of new weapons and weapon tweaks incoming with season 2 along with new features like ranked leagues.

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Apex Legends season 2 leaked trailers tease a changing Kings Canyon

Apex Legends season 2 leaked trailers tease a changing Kings Canyon

Apex Legends season 2 is just a few days away, and among other things, we're expecting changes to the in-game map of Kings Canyon. Thus far, Respawn has been pretty secretive about what kind of changes are on the way, but now, a pair of leaked trailers are shedding a little more light on the matter. As it turns out, Kings Canyon is about to be invaded by wild beasts of many varieties, something Respawn has been teasing since officially revealing season 2 at E3 2019.

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Apex Legends season 2 weapon changes detailed

Apex Legends season 2 weapon changes detailed

Apex Legends season 2 is on the horizon, but before it arrives, Respawn has detailed some of the changes to weapons it'll be making once the new season goes live. In addition to tweaks to existing weapons, Respawn will also be introducing the L-Star, which it first announced at E3 2019 last week. The developer delivered a new trailer today to show us the L-Star in action.

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Apex Legends starts penalizing players who quit matches early

Apex Legends starts penalizing players who quit matches early

In early April, news surfaced that Respawn would start penalizing players who left a match early. The quit penalty has been requested by players since the battle royale game's launch, the idea being that a single team member who quits the game can leave the rest of the remaining players at a strong disadvantage. The penalty system is fairly lenient, however, and players won't suffer much the first time it's issued.

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Apex Legends Season 2 arrives in July: What you need to know

Apex Legends Season 2 arrives in July: What you need to know

During its EA Play this weekend, Electronic Arts detailed its Season 2 plans for battle royale game Apex Legends, giving fans an idea of what to expect when the July 2 release date rolls around. Among other things, the company announced that a new legend called Wattson will join the game in its second season, throwing new defensive abilities into the mix.

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First Apex Legends season 2 details revealed, new event incoming

First Apex Legends season 2 details revealed, new event incoming

Electronic Arts has already revealed plans to talk in depth about Apex Legends season 2 during E3 2019, but before that happens, Respawn Entertainment is parting with a few morsels of information today. Respawn has revealed some high-level changes coming to the season 2 Battle Pass, and they seem like changes the larger playerbase is really going to like. On top of all of that, Respawn also announced a new event called The Legendary Hunt that's coming to the game next week.

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Apex Legends strategy is failing: Can the game survive?

Apex Legends strategy is failing: Can the game survive?

When it was released in February, Apex Legends impressed pretty much everyone with its explosive popularity. Now, it seems, that popularity may have fallen off significantly. Though Respawn and EA don't talk specifics when it comes to player count and total playing spending, new insights from SuperData are suggesting that Apex Legends is on a very steep downward trend.

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Apex Legends patch adds bug fixes, louder footsteps, performance boost

Apex Legends patch adds bug fixes, louder footsteps, performance boost

Next week, Respawn will release its next Apex Legends patch, introducing a number of important bug fixes to the game. This update will primarily revolve around audio, including fixing numerous audio issues and making some quality of life adjustments. Among the latter changes, Respawn says footsteps audio will soon be louder to help players determine when someone is nearby.

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