Respawn announced a fix for an issue with Mirage’s abilities in Apex Legends, which was keeping his decoys from making footsteps noises. This hasn’t worked as well as it should have, and the developers are investigating the issue.
There are a variety of diverse and colorful characters to choose from in Apex Legends. Each of them has their own unique abilities, and Mirage is a Legend that is capable of deception. One of his abilities allows him to spawn decoys in order to confuse enemies.
The main downside to using this tactic is that the decoys don’t make any footstep noises, so that makes them easy to pick out if your enemies are listening closely. Mirage fans were optimistic when Respawn confirmed a Fight Night bug fix for this back in January.
However, it seems that fix hasn’t worked so far, and some players decided to ask the devs for answers. Now, a response to this issue has come from Jason McCord, Design Director at Respawn.
Apex Legends dev responds to issue with Mirage footstep buff
Mirage’s changes were confirmed by Respawn as a bug-fix in the Fight Night Event patch notes. They were then implemented after the update dropped on January 5, but now reports are coming in that the buff isn’t working properly.
Jason McCord responded to a fan query about the problem on Twitter after he was asked: “I was wondering if Mirage finally got that “bug fix” with his decoys making footsteps sounds. I’ve not heard any decoys making footsteps since the update, even playing as Mirage.”
The dev then stated: “I’m checking. Thanks for bringing it up.” While the ability can still be used to some degree of success, the lack of footstep sounds puts the Mirage user at a disadvantage since it’s more difficult to trick opponents.
Once the changes are added, the Legend has another level of deception to his arsenal. If enemies can hear footsteps from the decoys, or can’t hear those of the real Mirage, then identifying him would become more of a challenge.
This is why many players were excited to see the promised change be implemented in Apex Legends. While Respawn may see it as a simple bug fix, this would serve as a major buff to the trickster.
Luckily, Respawn’s Design Director has assured fans that the developers are investigating the issue. Hopefully, we’ll see a new update patch soon that will fix this problem once and for all.
There is plenty of content to come for aspiring Apex Legends in the making, and we’ll be sure to update you with new information as soon as it’s announced.
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When does Apex Legends Season 10 start? Emergence update release time
Apex Legends Season 10 will be here very soon, so here is the release time for the Emergence update when players will be able to jump into the action.
Apex Legends Season 9 is here, but when does Season 10 start? Here is everything we know about the Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence update release time.
Now, the devs are preparing fans for the Emergence update that will mark the start of Season 10 for the battle royale game.
Here is when the Apex Legends Season 10 Emergence update release time will be taking place so that players can know exactly when they will be able to experience all of the exciting new content the game will be adding.
When does Apex Legends Season 10 start?
Generally, a new season of Apex Legends lasts for three months, and the next update launches the following day. The Legacy update will end on August 2, 2021, with Season 10 launching on August 3.
Apex Legends Emergence update release time
Based upon the previous schedules for new updates in the popular battle royale game, the release time for the update will be taking place at 10 AM PST/1 PM EST/ 6 PM BST on August 3, 2021, barring any delays from Respawn Entertainment.
We will update this piece with any new developments regarding the Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence update release time if any are made official.
There is no doubt that the community is extremely excited to see everything new that will be coming to the fan-favorite game become available for them to experience.
From the new character known as Seer to a new Rampart LMG and updates to the World’s Edge map, there will be plenty of content for the community to dive into and enjoy on August 2, 2021.
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Apex Legends Season 10 Emergence update early patch notes: New Legend, weapon, Ranked Arenas, & more
Apex Legends Season 10 Emergence has officially been announced, let’s take a look at what content players will be seeing in the patch notes.
Once again, a new season of Apex Legends is on the horizon, bringing not only a host of changes in the patch notes but also brand new content for players to indulge in, so let’s see what fans can expect in the Apex Legends Season 10 patch notes.
Just as we received these pieces of new content at the start of Season 9, players will be happy to know that Season 10‘s patch notes will also introduce a heap of new content.
Apex Legends Emergence Season 10 update patch notes
Apex Legends Season 10 release date
Firstly, let’s start with Season 10’s release.
Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence will arrive on August 3, just after the end of Season 9.
As many already know, Season 10 is entitled Emergence, perhaps hinting at the rise of a new Legend.
Apex Legends Season 10: New Legend Seer
With the new Season 10 gameplay trailer and sneak peek on his abilities at EA Play Live 2021, where other iconic games like Battlefield also presented new content, players finally have an understanding of how the Legend will operate.
- Passive: Heartbeat Sensor, Seer will be able to track enemies with a heartbeat sensor and gain information on their where abouts within a close vicinity.
- Tactical: Moth Drones, once tracked down with the Heartbeat Sensor, Seer can then send out his moth drones to keep tabs on their movements, similarly to Bloodhounds Scan.
- Ultimate: Seer’s moth combine to create a large sphere which tracks enemy footsteps when they’re running.
New Rampage LMG
Further, much like how players were given the Bocek Bow last season, Season 10 will introduce another new weapon called the Rampage LMG.
The Rampage LMG looks very interested and seems to charge up with Thermite Grenades, much like the Sentinal with Shield Cells.
Once charged up, this heavy-hitting machine will be able to break through doors much like Rampart’s Ultimate, Shiela, preventing enemies from camping behind doors.
As this new weapon is an LMG, many believe we could be seeing the Spitfire replacing the Prowler in the care package, but when more information is released, we will keep you updated.
Apex Legends Season 10 Emergence: Battle Pass
Like every season, players will also be getting a new battle pass with lots of new cosmetics and rewards to earn.
From the latest gameplay trailer, we were able to see some of these in action, including a new Valkyrie skin, Horizon skin, and what we suspect will be the Tier 100 Legendary Volt skin.
New Arenas maps and ranked mode
Season 10 will also introduce a host of new Arenas maps, which were shown in the new trailer.
The new maps that will be arriving are:
- Kings Canyon – Hillside
- World’s Edge – Dome
- Olympus – Oasis
Further, the new season will also bring Ranked Arenas, which players have been asking for since Arenas was released in Season 9. The Ranked format will be different from Ranked Leagues and more attuned to how Arenas works.
Stay tuned for more on Ranked Arenas.
World’s Edge map changes
Apex Legends Season 10 Emergence will also see a variety of changes coming to World’s Edge, implementing various new POIs, leaving some of the ones players are familiar with completely unrecognizable.
Just to name a few of the POIs that will be changing:
- Refinery is now Climatizer
- Sorting Factory has turned into Lava Siphon
- Train Yard has been destroyed by a land slide
That’s all for the Apex Legends Season 10 patch notes. As more information is released regarding Legend changes and weapon balancing for Emergence, we will update this piece, so be sure to check back here for new information.
While waiting for the official patch notes to be released, why not check out our recent article on the leaked Monster Energy collab for Apex Legends.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
Seer’s abilities discussed at EA Play for Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence
Apex Legends upcoming Season 10 will feature a brand new Legend called “Seer,” who may even give Bloodhound a run for his money.
Apex Legends revealed further details on Season 10: Emergence at EA Play recently, giving players an insight into how the new Legend Seer will operate.
Season 9: Legacy has been a great success for Respawn, introducing a brand new way to play the battle royale with Arenas and expanding the roster with arguably the most balanced Legend they have introduced since the launch of Seasons, Valkyrie.
As well as enjoying the current event, Thrillseekers, which saw a new Arena’s map enter their game, players have also been getting their first details on Season 10: Emergence, especially the new Legend, Seer.
On July 22, EA held their annual showcase event, EA Play Live. As well as a variety of their games being showcased, such as Battlefield and Fifa, Apex Legends used this event to reveal the first official Apex Legends Season 10 trailer.
Although this wasn’t a gameplay trailer, it still provided a load of hints and details concerning Apex Legends’ new character Seer, including how his abilities will work.
As well as this, after the trailer had finished, one of Respawn’s developers provided even more information on Seer, where fans were given an explanation of his Passive, Tactical, and Ultimate abilities.
Apex Legends Seer abilities
Much like Bloodhound, Seer is a Recon Legend who will be mainly focused on gaining intel on enemies with a stealthy playstyle. Seer’s kit is all about tracking the opposition, but it seems the abilities are much more pinpoint than Bloodhound’s scan.
Apex Legends Seer: Passive ability
Seer will gain access to a heartbeat sensor when aiming down sights and be able to track nearby enemies. Although there is currently no representation of this in-game, perhaps players can expect something similar to Call of Duty’s famous Heartbeat Sensor tactical equipment.
After sensing an enemy’s heartbeat, Seers tactical ability will allow him to send out his Moth Drones to track them down and reveal their position.
Finally, Seer’s Ultimate ability will send out a heap of drones that will combine to create a sphere. Seer will be able to sense and track anyone who is moving fast within this sphere, creating an interesting gameplay mechanic, which may cause teams to alter their movements in order to stay undetected.
Although we don’t currently have any official gameplay of these abilities, the reveal trailer and descriptions of the abilities do a great job at giving players an idea of how Seer will work in-game.
Make sure to check back on this page as more information is released regarding Seer and Season 10, as it seems on July 25, we will be getting our first gameplay trailer.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
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