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How to fix Apex Legends error 100 on PC, PlayStation & Xbox

The code 100 error has been plaguing Apex Legends for quite some time now, so here are the fixes for PC, PlayStation and Xbox.

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The code 100 error has been a major source of annoyance in Apex Legends for a while now on PC, PlayStation & Xbox. Luckily, we’ve got everything you need to know about bypassing it.

Apex Legends players have seen their share of glitches and errors over the past couple of years. The code 100 Error has been plaguing the battle royale since early 2020, as fans get a pop-up message that says: “Unable to complete EA account sign in.

What’s worse is that EA have yet to acknowledge this problem, let alone announce a fix for it. That’s why Apex players have taken matters into their own hands, so here’s how you can fix this error on each platform.

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How to fix Apex Legends code 100 Error on PC

There is a way for you to fix the code 100 Error if you’re a PC user, which revolves around altering your PC’s Internet settings. However, it involves more work and is much slower than the methods you would use on consoles.

Here’s how you can bypass the error on PC:

  1. Press the Win + R keys to open up the command box
  2. When it opens, type in ncpa.cpl
  3. When Network Connections appears, right-click your internet connection
  4. Select properties, and find Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
  5. Select the ‘properties’ menu, which is at the bottom right-hand side of the box
  6. Select ‘Use the following DNS server addresses’ and type in:
  7. Preferred DNS server: 8.8.8.8
  8. Alternate DNS server: 8.8.4.4
  9. Select OK in the bottom right-hand corner, and then restart your PC to allow the changes to take place.

If you follow these instructions carefully, then you will successfully fix the Apex Legends code 100 Error on your PC.

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How to fix Apex Legends code 100 Error on PS4 & PS5

The fix on consoles is temporary but it’s much faster than the one for PC, and players have found it successful. It involves you changing your DNS [Domain Name System] server to a public DNS service with its own numbered code.

You can bypass the error on your PS5 by following these steps:

  1. Go to Settings > Network > Set Up Internet Connection
  2. Pick the connection that you use (WiFi or LAN Cable)
  3. Select ‘custom’ and enter the following settings:
  • IP Address Settings: Automatic
  • DHCP Host Name: Do Not Specify
  • DNS Settings: Manual
  • Primary DNS: 8.8.8.8
  • Secondary DNS: 8.8.4.4
  • MTU Settings: Automatic
  • Proxy Server: Do Not Use

Once you save these settings, you will have fixed the error. You will have to close the Apex Legends application, and start it up again in order to apply the changes to the game.

How to fix Apex Legends code 100 Error on Xbox One & Series X/S

The fix on the Xbox One and Series X/S is by far the easiest, and quickest method that you can apply. It functions similar to the one for the PS5, but has less steps involved in the overall process. You’ll just need to change some things in your network settings.

Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Go to Settings – Network, Advanced Settings, DNS Settings
  2. Change DNS settings to the following:
  3. Primary DNS: 8.8.8.8
  4. Secondary DNS: 8.8.4.4
  5. Save settings and return to Apex Legends

As with the PS5, you will have to restart the game to apply these updated settings to Apex Legends. Once that’s done, you’ll be able to run the battle royale without having to worry about the message popping up again.Windows Central

So, there you have it, that’s sums up how you can fix the Code 100 Error across all platforms. Now you will be able play Apex Legends without having to worry about having your match interrupted.

Hopefully, EA will take notice of this issue and will implement a permanent fix on old-gen and next-gen consoles, as well as PC. If this happens, then we’ll be sure to update you.

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Confirmed Apex Legends Season 9 buffs and nerfs

Respawn Entertainment have confirmed and hinted at a few different buffs and nerfs for Apex Legends Season 9.

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With Apex Legends Season 9 set to go live on May 4, we will go over all the buffs and nerfs that Respawn Entertainment have confirmed are in development for the next major update.

Respawn Entertainment introduced quite a few changes in the Apex Legends Chaos Theory update. Many Legends received different buffs and nerfs to help balance them, and they plan to bring more of these in the near future.

The devs apply buffs and nerfs to certain Legends so that the battle royale still feels fresh after a new update drops. They also let the fans know what they’re currently working through community updates, and here’s what they’ve confirmed for Apex Legends Season 9.

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Confirmed Legend buffs and nerfs for Season 9

Respawn have talked about their planned changes for Season 9 on social media, and the Apex Legends subreddit. It can be difficult to keep track of every announcement, so we’ve decided to go over each of them here.

Keep in mind that these aren’t the only changes that will be in the Season 9 patch, as more can be confirmed or discussed later on. Once we learn more, we’ll be sure to update the article with new information.

Lifeline

Respawn have the following changes planned for Lifeline’s abilities in Season 9:

  • Passive nerf
  • Ultimate buff

Lifeline’s passive ability is notoriously difficult to play against, and even the developers have acknowledged this as being particularly “frustrating.” She can generate a shield wall in the direction she is facing, and heal her teammates.

That’s why this ability will get nerfed, her ultimate will receive a buff. So far, the devs haven’t clarified what exactly these changes will be, but they’ve confirmed that playtests are taking place.

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Gibraltar

Gibraltar’s Gun Shield will be nerfed in Season 9. Respawn stated that they will apply damage bleedthrough to this ability, so that the Legend will only be able to deflect a certain amount of attack damage.

The devs initially planned to introduce this nerf in the 8.1 update, but a few bugs popped up which led to it being delayed.

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Loba

Fans of this Legend have been hoping that she’d get a major buff to her abilities soon, and that will finally be the case in Season 9.

Respawn have stated that they will focus on a few additions to Loba’s bracelet in the next update. This could be a fix for her broken jump drive, or perhaps they’ll make some other improvements to her kit.

One hurdle faced by players is her animation time when she enters or exits a portal. This leaves her vulnerable to enemy attacksa quicker animation time, making Loba less vulnerable when entering/exiting the teleport.

Horizon

Horizon’s introduction in Apex Legends Season 7 was followed by her immense increase in popularity. She gained the reputation of being extremely difficult to defeat, which is why she was hit with some nerfs in the Chaos Theory update.

Respawn confirmed that they have more changes planned for her in the future. While they haven’t specified what other nerfs she’ll receive, Lead Game Designer Daniel Klein has given fans an update.

“We weren’t ready with the big nerf for Horizon,” he said. “So we shipped what he had first. Bigger nerf coming soon, hopefully S9, but no guarantees.”

Other rumored buffs and nerfs for Apex Legends Season 9

While these Legends haven’t been confirmed to be getting a buff yet, Respawn have expressed their interest in making some changes to them.

Revenant

The devs have wanted to implement some improvements to Revenant for a while now, and have explained the difficult in doing so. They planned to change up his hitbox, but this is proving to be particuarly tricky.

Daniel Klein stated: “Revenant’s tactical ability is pretty reliable and hittable, so probably not a great candidate for more damage,” he elaborated.”

Crypto

While we don’t know for sure if there will be any buff for Crypto in Season 9, Respawn have stated that they’re considering some possible improvements.

That covers all the buffs and nerfs that the developers have hinted at for next update. If more are announced of confirmed, then we’ll update this guide right away.

With Season 9 scheduled to start on May 4, so expect there to still be more news to come on Legend changes between now and then.

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Apex Legends devs confirm more Horizon changes planned after Chaos Theory nerfs

Horizon received a major nerf in the Apex Legends Chaos Theory update, and the devs have a few more plans for her.

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The Apex Legends Chaos Theory update nerfed Horizon’s ultimate ability, and it seems that the developers aren’t done yet. Respawn are planning additional changes for her Gravity Lift.

Horizon immediately rose in popularity after her introduction in Apex Legends Season 7. Her abilities have earned her a huge record of wins, which is why she was hit with some nerfs in the Apex Legends Chaos Theory update.

The biggest change was a longer cooldown on her Black Hole ultimate, up from two minutes to three. Now, Apex fans are demanding that Respawn also make some changes to her Gravity Lift. The devs haven’t forgotten this, and have a few more plans for the Legend.

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Horizon is leading the Apex Legends meta in Season 8, and Respawn are planning to bring get her back in line through more nerfs. This time, they will focus on on her Gravity Lift tactical ability.

Lead game designer Daniel Klein explained on Reddit that changing her tactical was something they’d considered, but they were unable to do it in the latest update due to time constraints.

“We just didn’t have the time to do what we need to do to her tactical,” said the dev. “[In my opinion] the problem is you can jump in, take a full bat, and strafe while doing so making you almost impossible to punish. That’ll change, but the proper way to do that takes a little time.”

He made it clear that Horizon’s ultimate isn’t her biggest draw, but they were able to prepare the nerf in time for this patch.

“Her ult is definitely not the bigger problem. That was just the change that was ready for 8.1. Her tactical is absolutely the bigger problem, but the nerf for that wasn’t ready in time for this patch,” Klein added.

This means that we can expect more changes for Horizon in Season 9. It’s not clear what exactly these will be but we’ll keep checking for updates. Once we learn something new, we’ll be sure to let you know.

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Apex Legends fans spot new weapon class in dev’s Chaos Theory stream

A live dev stream of Apex Legends Season 8 appeared to reveal a new weapon class that could be headed for the battle royale game.

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New evidence from a Respawn Entertainment dev’s stream suggests that Apex Legends could be set to add a new weapon class to the battle royale shooter.

Apex Legends already contains a large pool of weapons, ammo types, and attachments. Now it seems that pool is set to be expanded upon as a new potential class has been spotted in a live stream showcase for the upcoming Chaos Theory Event.

During one point of the stream, observant viewers noticed a “Marksman” tag underneath the 3x HCOG ‘Ranger’ optic. There have been rumors and murmurs about the devs looking to introduce a whole new class to the game that separates itself from anything else, and this could indicate that.

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The roster of different weapons in Apex Legends includes: Assault Rifles, Submachine Guns, Light Machine Guns, Shotguns, Pistols, and Sniper Rifles. It’s about as standard and as-to-be-expected as classes come in an FPS game.

However, a new Marksman class seems like it will bridge the gap between Sniper Rifles and any other weapon. It’s also not the first time that the devs have discussed the possibility of new gear, as they recently addressed the possibility of Titanfall weapons coming to Apex Legends.

If you skip ahead to 21:34 in the dev stream video, you will be able to take a glimpse of the possible new class yourself.

Time stamp 21:34

It’s unclear whether or not this was intentional and Respawn Entertainment intended for players to see the Marksman label or not.

The sighting has gained some momentum now as Reddit user Redminn19 was also tuned into the stream, posting the evidence for all to see.

Given that we’re already so far into Apex Legends Season 8, it’s probably safe to assume that we won’t be seeing the Marksman class anytime soon.

It’s likely Respawn has enough on their plate at the moment with testing for the Nintendo Switch version going on.

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