Apex Legends Balance Patch Nerfs Peacekeeper and Wingman

08 March, 2019, 06:39 | Author: Patty Hardy
  • Apex Legends Balance Update released by Respawn with Patch Notes

"We didn't want to make any hasty changes around launch, because we know a ton of players are still learning the game with lots of new Legends dropping in everyday", Respawn wrote on the Apex Legends subreddit yesterday when they announced the changes. This included a Skullpiercer Wingman nerf and a Peacekeeper nerf.

On the whole, Respawn believe the current selection of weapons is pretty solid; suiting a wide variety of play styles. Instead, the Shotgun Bolt attachments don't increase the rate of fire as significantly as they did before, but only when paired with the Peacekeeper specifically (leaving other shotguns unaffected).

With a purple shotgun bolt attached, you could fire 25 percent faster.

As for character balance, Respawn said it looks at a combination of factors, including pick rate, win rate, and player feedback.

It has also been made slightly more hard to handle, with "increased base hip fire spread" - so shots are peppered around a bit more when not aiming down the sights - and the developer has "decreased the rate at which hip fire spread decays".

Level 1 mitigation 10% - 7.5%.

Level 2 mitigation 20 percent to 13 percent.

Increased availability of energy weapons and ammo in all zone tiers.

Indestructible Four-Legged Robots Can Do Backflips Now
They are now working on a landing controller so that the robot would be able to steadily land on its feet after a big throw. Its party trick is performing a 360-degree backflip, but the robot's speed and agility are its most impressive features.

Caustic occasionally causing disconnects while throwing is Ultimate.

Players occasionally causing disconnects when removing an attachment.

Players occasionally causing disconnects when entering Spectate Mode. Hitbox sizes have also been reduced and optimised for Caustic Pathfinder and Gibraltar to better size them to character gear and model.

In terms of characters, the goal, as far as Respawn is concerned, is to ensure that, although each character has their own distinctive strengths and weaknesses, they remain broadly equal in power/usability. We're planning on adjusting the size of the large character hitboxes to better fit the model. "If these changes are insufficient to bring these characters in line, we're also considering a range of other changes such as natural damage reduction as well as individual kit power tweaks".

Since these adjustments have a MAJOR impact on the game, we want to make sure there aren't any major bugs, so we didn't want to rush them out. While we've made small adjustments, we're hopeful that increasing the power of large rigs is healthier than nerfing everyone else. The changes for this have been revealed although they'll be implemented at the start of Season 1.

Caustic's traps will increase in radius by 10 percent.

Lastly, Bangalore's Double Time will reduce the speed bonus to 30 percent.



Starbucks adds a cloud-topped coffee drink
The Cloud Macchiato is available in both the United States and Canada, and will come in two different flavors. Starbucks and Ariana Grande had fans curious when they began tagging each other in cloud-themed posts .

Cure for HIV? Second man cleared of the deadly virus
After chemotherapy, he underwent a stem cell transplant in 2016 and subsequently remained on antiretroviral therapy for 16 months. After months of monitoring, highly sensitive tests done on the patient showed no trace of the man's previous HIV infection.

Charlotte Russe closing all stores; liquidation sales start Thursday
Charlotte Russe , founded in 1975 and based in San Francisco, is a retail company offering trendy clothing for women. Payless ShoeSource and clothing retailer Gymboree both have followed that path to recent months.

Trudeau admits 'erosion of trust' between PMO and former justice minister
But he added, Wilson-Raybould also should have been more forthcoming with her concerns. Other Liberal lawmakers have rallied around Mr Trudeau in an election year.

Gayle King interviews 2 women who are reportedly dating R. Kelly
His attorney entered not guilty pleas in that case for him, and on CBS , Kelly demonstratively maintained he is innocent. Kelly as one who preyed on young girls and women who were hoping to get their big break in the music industry.

Watch Brie Larson & Samuel L. Jackson Sing Ariana Grande's ''7 Rings''
Instead of a romantic subplot, Captain Marvel places emphasis on Carol's platonic relationships with Maria Rambeau and Nick Fury . Without making a fuss, it's a movie about regaining oneself and one's values in a universe where the boys are busy fighting.

Nintendo Labo VR Kit Arrives April 12, 2019
In a surprise to practically everyone , Nintendo announced a virtual reality Labo kit for the Switch - and it's out April 12. Strictly speaking there is just one dedicated VR kit, the Toy-Con 04 VR Kit, but it will be available in two configurations.

Roma and Di Francesco part ways
Di Francesco led a 3rd place Serie A run last season, losing in the Coppa Italia Round of 16, and the UCL semifinals v. Shortly afterwards, AS Roma forward Patrik Schick went down under a challenge from Moussa Marega in the FC Porto area.

18 injured in blast at Jammu bus stand
Earlier speaking to media, MK Sinha, IGP Jammu had said the blast was a grenade explosion in which 18 people had been injured. Soon after the blast two persons were said to be critical. "The clear intention of this blast was to disturb internal peace".

GOP Oversight Panel Members: Cohen Lied Six Times
The Oversight Committee is also planning on calling additional witnesses after Cohen's testimony. But in that same testimony, he lied to lawmakers about efforts to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.