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Furious Apex Legends players want big changes made to ranked system

Apex Legends players feel that the game’s Ranked Play system is in need of an overhaul as it unfairly punishes them.

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The Apex Legends Arenas ranking system is seen as flawed by frustrated players, and they want the AP win/loss system to be changed as it punishes gamers too harshly.

For players who want to test themselves against the world’s better Apex Legends players, Ranked playlists provide this competition and test. It makes every match truly mean something and intensifies each battle as every win and loss matters.

More skilled players will ascend the ranks to reach the upper echelons of Apex Legends and maybe become an Apex Predator.

However, lots of players feel the latter stages of Arena’s Ranked Leagues make promotion tough as losses will deduct a sizable portion of ranking points from players, and not reward enough for a win in Season 10.

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Apex Player and Reddit user SCRINDO has brought up the point that the Arenas ranking system is unbalanced and needs fixing.

They said: “Actually about to give up. Fix your sh*tty ranking system Apex. I can’t be going till sudden death and making 12 AP then losing the next game with terribly low-skill teammates and lose 84 AP. THAT’S 7 WINS TO REGAIN THAT!! The f*ck is the problem here, that’s more AP loss than battle royale.”

Based on the evidence provided by the player, it seems like there is a clear discrepancy that makes it much harder to gain points than it is to lose points.

One commenter provided an insight as to how Apex Legends’ Arenas ranking system actually works, and how points are actually distributed.

In response to the points system, they said: “TheGamingMerchant has a video that goes into depth of how ranked arenas worked with its system, it’s annoying and needs some changes.

“But the video can help show you how to get more AP and lose less, it’s to do with how your past 10 games have been. If you kill a player in higher skill than you and win, you get more AP, and if you get killed by a player with more skill than you then you lose less AP, to get higher Ranked lobbies you need a better KD in the previous 10 matches.”

It appears to be quite a detailed and intricate system, but many players will not be aware of the parameters of the point, as proved by the Reddit post.

Ranked play is a massive aspect of Apex Legends and a big part of the game’s appeal, with many gamers and big-name streamers moving over to Apex Legends. So it’s a curious case for Respawn, and we’ll have to wait and see how they react.

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How to get Apex Legends modded weapons in Season 10

The Apex Legends Evolution Collection Event in Season 10 introduced Big Maude on World’s Edge, a new location that holds modded weapons.

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For those that don’t know, the most recent Evolution Collection Event for Apex Legends Season 10 introduced Rampart’s Big Maude workshop on World’s Edge, which contains some of her modded weapons.

The Apex Legends community was gifted a lot of content in the Evolution Collection Event. Not only were players given 24 new cosmetics along with Rampart’s Heirloom, but they also got a new location on World’s Edge.

The new POI is Rampart‘s Town Takeover, Big Maude, a mobile workshop land crawler that Rampart uses to mod weapons and engineer various creations like Valkyrie’s jets.

In this location, players can actually find and obtain modded weapons to take on enemies in a colorful style, and here’s how to do so.

Rampart’s Town Takeover: Big Maude

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Unfortunately, the Apex Legends Evolution Collection Event got off to a shaky start, with players experiencing hours of server issues until Respawn finally fixed the issue.

Once players were able to get over the server issues, they could drop into World’s Edge and experience the brand new Rampart Town Takeover, Big Maude.

Where is Big Maude and what’s inside?

Big Maude is just outside of Lava City and doesn’t just contain your average loot. It’s also home to Rampart’s Apex Legends modded weapons that are locked inside of the Landcrawler.

Players can find these Apex Legends modded weapons on the bottom floor of Big Maude behind some glass cabinets. The weapons available can vary from a Rampage and R-301 to a Longbow.

These weapons are not only modded because they are a Gold rarity, meaning they come completely kitted with the best attachments but also because they shoot paintball bullets, leaving colorful splashes of paint everywhere you shoot.

How to get Apex Legends modded weapons

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As these Apex Legends modded weapons are locked behind glass windows, players will need to obtain 100 crafting materials from the material extractors and open loot bins. The loot bins will give players 5 crafting materials while the extractors will give players 25, meaning players will need to find four of them to have enough for a modded weapon.

Usually, there are extractors nearby, either at Big Maude or Lava City, so keep this in mind when landing around the area.

Luckily, all players can use these extractors, so you won’t have to worry about others stealing your crafting materials. However, the Apex Legends modded weapons can be taken by others, so make sure you loot up quickly!

For more on Apex Legends Season 10, check out our article on the upcoming Halloween event.

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Apex Legends Season 11 Legend possibly revealed by dataminer

Thanks to the Apex Legends Evolution Collection Event update, dataminers have revealed some possible details about the Season 11 Legend.

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Apex Legends dataminers have uncovered some interesting code surrounding a new Legend that could arrive in Season 11.

The recent Apex Legends Evolution Collection Event update introduced some pretty exciting new content, from the new Big Maude location on World’s Edge to various buffs and nerfs detailed in the patch notes.

Like any new update, dataminers have a field day as new code enters the game, which they can source and present to the community.

The latest leaks revealed a 3D model for Wattson’s Heirloom and also potentially Season 11‘s Legend.

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Although it feels like we have only just received a new Legend with Season 10, Seer, dataminers have already uncovered some information about a future Legend.

The dataminer behind the leaks is GarretLeaks, who has been leaking trustworthy information regarding unreleased content for some time now. Garret was the dataminer behind the Rampart Heirloom, which turned out to be true.

Garret’s latest YouTube video exposes the line of code referencing a Legend that hasn’t been found in the Apex Legends’ code before. Although there is only one line of code, that’s all Garret needs to gain and speculate details about the Legend.

In the video, Garret states that the potential name or codename for this new Legend is “Maali,” and their abilities may also have something to do with providing a “damage boost.”

Garret further states that this would go with what is know about the next Apex Legends map, which is suspected to be a tropical theme, as “Maali” has a tropical ring to it, perhaps due to its similarities with Maui, an Island in Hawaii.

The dataminer speculates that Maali could actually come from this Tropic Island location. It has been a common theme for new maps to drop along with Legends who originate from that area, like Horizon in Season 7 with Olympus.

The code also mentions “damage boost,” which could have something to do with her kit. Perhaps one of her abilities will boost her damage in certain situations.

We’ll have to wait for more information to drop about Maali in the future to know more about their kit. For now, check out our article on the upcoming Halloween event for the battle royale game.

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Apex Legends Halloween Event: Skins, start date & LTM

Here’s everything we know about the Apex Legends Halloween event, including the start date and all the new skins that players can obtain.

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Respawn Entertainment is planning an Apex Legends Halloween event that will bring cosmetics, skins, and LTMs to the battle royale. Here’s everything we know about this holiday event.

Apex Legends Season 10 brought plenty of changes for fans to enjoy, and the recent Evolution Collection Event added more fun content to the battle royale.

Now, players are looking forward to the next big in-game event, and Respawn have some big plans for Halloween. The upcoming Halloween event will bring new skins, cosmetics, and an LTM.

Here’s everything we know about the Apex Legends Halloween event.

Apex Legends Halloween event start date

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At the time of writing, the developers have yet to confirm the official start time for the Halloween event, but we know that it will take place after the Monsters event that’s set to begin on October 12, according to leakers.

The event might take place on the same date as the Fight or Fright Halloween event from 2020. Meaning that we expect the festivities to begin around October 22, 2021.

Respawn tend to host these events, and they’re usually set in the last week of October. Hopefully, the developers will announce the official start date soon enough.

All Apex Legends Halloween Event skins & cosmetics

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This Halloween event will probably bring back a few classic skins that we’ve seen before, and there will also be some leaks are suggesting that there will be new monster-themed cosmetics available at the event.

Notable Apex Legends data miner Garretleaks leaked many of the Monster skins along with a set of spooky holosprays. Many of these are expected to drop early on during the event.

Bloodhound Monster skin

Caustic Monster skin

Horizon Monster skin

Loba Monster Skin

Seer Monster skin

Revenant Monster skin

Valkyrie Monster skin

Is there an Apex Legends Halloween Event LTM?

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According to data miner Shrugtal, the Shadow Royale LTM will return Apex Legends for the Halloween-themed event. It’s reportedly set to begin on October 26, but the devs haven’t confirmed this.

This LTM turns eliminated players into Shadows that are capable of wall-running and double jumping. Respawn might make a few changes to the fan-favorite mode this time around.

That covers everything we know about the Apex Legends Halloween event. For more Apex Legends, stay tuned to Charlie INTEL, and check out when Apex Legends Season 11 will begin.

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