Like every new season, Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence brought players another 110 level Battle Pass for players to grind through. It may seem daunting at first. However, there is a variety of ways players can rank up.
Apart from the new Legend, Seer, and the World’s Edge, Apex Legends fans were also treated to a new Battle Pass. Like every season, the Battle Pass includes various cosmetic items for players, from banner frames to new skins.
The Apex Legends Emergence Battle Pass is different from any of the previous seasons, but the best ways to rank up fast remain the same, so let’s get into it.
The Battle Pass has always been an integral part of every new season for Apex Legends, keeping players occupied with weekly challenges to reach the Legendary weapon skin at level 100, hopefully. There are also free rewards for those who can’t and don’t want to purchase that Battle Pass.
Players are then encouraged to go even further, as gaining more Battle Pass stars even after reaching level 100 will gain you another version of the final tier legendary weapon skin. With this in mind, let’s take a look at how you can rank up fast in the Apex Legends Season 9: Legacy Battle Pass.
How to get the Apex Legends Emergence Battle Pass
The Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence Battle Pass can be purchased from the lobby menu for 950 Apex Coins or 2,800 for the Battle Pass Bundle for those who want a 25 tier head start.
You can either purchase the Battle Pass with real money, or you may find you have enough from completing or progressing through a previous season’s Battle Pass, as Apex Coins are among the rewards.
How to rank up Apex Legends Season 10 Battle Pass fast
Complete Apex Legends Emergence Battle Pass Challenges
The best way you can progress through the Battle Pass is through completing daily and weekly challenges. Players will now receive 11 weekly and 5 daily challenges to complete. The amount of challenges has increased this season due to the introduction of Arenas, so make sure to play both the battle royale and new 3v3 mode to rank up as fast as possible.
The weekly and daily challenges are designed to help you through the Battle Pass by giving players Battle Pass specific XP known as STARS, which contribute towards a full Battle Pass level.
The challenges will vary from play a certain amount of games to getting kills with certain Legends or weapons. Completing all, if not most of these challenges as they come out, will allow you to complete the battle pass even before the last week of challenges.
Playing matches in Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence
Although this one may seem obvious, consistently playing the game will also level up your Battle Pass, not just your account level.
If you’re serious about reaching the end of the Battle Pass, you will need to play consistently throughout the season, whether it’s Arenas or the classic battle royale.
Playing matches will also complete daily and weekly challenges passively even if you’re not trying to complete them, which is nice if you are someone who prefers to play rather than focus on challenges.
You can gain the most XP in a match by killing the Champions, placing high in the lobby, and preferably winning many games, as this is how you will receive the most XP. On the other hand, doing things like leaving matches before the full squad has died will hinder your XP and way to reaching Battle Pass tier 110.
Purchasing Battle Pass tiers
For those who can’t wait for new challenges to be released and don’t want to grind the game out enough to passively complete the Battle Pass, you can also purchase tiers for 150 Apex Coins each.
This option is very efficient. However, it will cost you a lot of money to buy all the way up to tier 100, where you will then have to play to get to 110.
These are some of the best ways to rank up fast in Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence. For more, stay tuned on Charlie INTEL and check out our article on the new weapon tease on the Season 10 Devstream.
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Apex Legends player discovers Valkyrie trick to reduce rocket cooldown
One Apex Legends player has a discovered a trick to reduce the cooldown time of Valkyrie’s rocket tactical attack.
Valkyrie is a Legend that is capable of blowing up her opponents with rockets, and one Apex Legends player has discovered a trick that lets them spam her tactical attack.
Valkyrie was added in Season 9, and she has become popular because of her flying abilities and tactical attack.
Valkyrie can blow up her enemies with rockets, and this attack comes with a 30 second cooldown. However, a few players have found a trick that brings down her cooldown to 6 seconds in Season 10.
Reddit user Particular_Mind7785 shared a trick to let players fire rockets more frequently as Valkyrie with the help of some new technology known as the Ultimate Accelerant.
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Since Valkyrie’s Tactical cooldown is based on the number of rockets fired at a target, using an Ultimate Accentlant immediately after the ability will bring the cooldown time down to 6 seconds.
While this means that you’ll fire fewer rockets, they will still dish out a similar amount of damage and you’ll be able to fire them more frequently.
A few players noted that this same trick can be replicated with healing items as well. “Works with heals too. Saw a post a while ago. If you time it right you can fire a single rocket with a 2 sec cooldown,” wrote one user.
This trick reduces the radius of the rockets, so you won’t be able to cover a larger area with them.
However, this can still come in handy when fighting a small number of opponents in one spot and help you to break their ranks and split them up as a team to make eliminating enemies much easier.
Image credits: Respawn Entertainment
Best PC settings for Apex Legends Season 10
Apex is an extremely competitive game where players need to take any advantage they can get. Here are the best PC settings for Apex Legends.
Having the most optimal settings on your PC can really make a huge difference when you’re trying to improve your game on Apex Legends. With that being said, here are the best PC Settings for Apex Legends.
If so, you may be looking to get better at the game, and one thing that’s important in all competitive first-person shooters is a high FPS.
Professional Apex players and streamers spend thousands of dollars building PCs to give them the best performance. Using the optimal settings for your rig, you don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars upgrading to get a decent FPS.
Best PC settings for Apex Legends Season 10
A high FPS means that the game runs and feels smoother. Not only will the game feel better to play, but your reaction time will be improved, and moving enemies will be easier to hit, so using the best Apex Legends settings for High FPS is worth trying out.
Luckily, those on consoles can enjoy a steady 60 FPS on next-gen consoles, with 120 FPS support in the works. However, higher frame rates are much more flexible for those on PC and can even give you the edge over your enemies when using the best Apex Legends settings for high FPS.
It doesn’t take much to run Apex Legends smoothly on your PC, especially with the proper settings.
If you’re interested in the minimum and recommended specs for Apex Legends on PC, do check out our dedicated article on the topic:
This article will ultimately help you understand whether your PC will be able to run Apex Legends and whether your PC can handle the game at its maximum output.
Get uncapped FPS without enabling V-Sync in Apex Legends
Although most of the streamers you see will have FPS well into the hundreds, you should shoot for at least 60 as this will provide a stable Apex Legends experience with minimal frame drops.
- Open Origin or Steam.
- Right-click Apex Legends in your Game Library and right-click on Apex Legends.
- Select ‘Game Properties’ on Origin or choose ‘Properties’ on Steam
- Head to ‘Game Properties’.
- Visit the Advanced Launch Options on Origin or the General tab on Steam
- Type “+fps_max unlimited” under Command line arguments (Origin) or Launch Options (Steam).
Best Apex Legends graphics settings for low-end hardware
The easiest way to get higher FPS is to turn everything to the lowest possible quality settings, but targeting enemies is more obscure.
- Display Mode – Full Screen
- Aspect Ratio – Native monitor resolution (probably 16:9, 1080p)
- Resolution – Native monitor resolution.
- Field of View – Personal preference
- Color Blind Mode – Personal preference
- V-Sync – Disabled
- Adaptive Resolution FPS Target – Set to 0
- Adaptive Supersampling – Greyed out
- Anti-Aliasing – Off
- Texture Streaming Budget – Medium or lower
- Texture Filtering – Anisotropic 2X
- Ambient Occlusion Quality – Medium or lower
- Sun Shadow Coverage – Low
- Sun Shadow Detail – Low
- Spot Shadow Detail – Low
- Volumetric Lighting – Disabled
- Dynamic Spot Shadows – Disabled
- Model Detail – Medium or lower
- Effects Detail – Medium or lower
- Impact Marks – Medium or lower
- Ragdolls – Medium or lower
Some settings will significantly affect your game’s FPS more than others, such as Ambient Occlusion Quality. Many of these will depend on the power of your rig, graphics card, and VRAM.
While setting everything to low/disabled (except V-Sync) is best for frames in Apex Legends, you can probably set some of these to “medium” if your rig is powerful enough.
Optimize your Discord
Discord is commonly used by Apex Legends to communicate with their teammates in the middle of a match. While it works great, you can further optimize it to improve the FPS on Apex. Here’s what you need to do:
- Open Discord.
- Head to the Settings menu
- Click the Overlay tab and ensure ‘Enable in-game overlay’ is unchecked
You can also turn off Hardware Acceleration, which’s at the bottom of the Appearance tab. This will keep Discord from using your graphics card to accelerate the software’s speed and grant you a few more FPS in-game.
If you are looking to upgrade your system, check out our guide on how to buy an NVIDIA RTX 3000 series GPU.
Image credits: Respawn Entertainment / Steam / Discord
New Apex Legends Season 11 Titanfall SMG officially revealed
Apex Legends Season 11 will feature a brand new SMG weapon from Titanfall that players will be able to get their hands on come launch.
Apex Legends Season 11 will be bringing a brand new SMG to the game, which Titanfall players are likely to be very familiar with using.
As well as all this, although the community wasn’t expecting it, Apex Legends will also be getting a brand new weapon in Season 11, which many players will recognize from the Titanfall series.
Apex Legends Season 11 was announced along with a new Stories from the Outlands trailer by Respawn Entertainment on October 18.
The trailer presented the lore of Ash, giving players an inside into the new Legends.
The developers also released a blog showing off the new content coming to Season 11, titled “Escape.” One of the most intriguing pieces of content is the new weapon.
Apex Legends Season 11 C.A.R. SMG
The new weapon coming to Apex Legends in Season 11 is the C.A.R SMG, which was previously seen in Titanfall.
If you’re a Titanfall fanatic, you’ll already know about the C.A.R SMG, as it was a very popular choice for the game’s multiplayer mode. For those who aren’t familiar with the C.A.R, it’s a fully automatic SMG that features an extremely fast fire rate, as well as pretty smooth recoil.
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This isn’t the only weapon from Titanfall that has been reimagined in Apex Legends. To name a few, the R-301, L-Star, and the Flatline were all taken from the Titanfall series. These weapons mostly stay very similar to their original form, with some tweaks and changes.
The recoil for this weapon has likely been reworked as if it is anything like it was in Titanfall. This weapon will absolutely be lethal and easy to use.
The description for the weapon on the Apex Legends Season 11 blog reads: “A flexible weapon, the C.A.R SMG is the gun for when you’re ready to make a stand and become the last Legend still standing.”
This description suggests there will be something unique about the weapon, especially due to the wording used. The weapon’s flexibility could be that it takes multiple ammo types, or perhaps it has an alternate fire mode.
We’ll have to see when the new Season officially launches in early November. Stay up to date with all the information you need on Season 11 through our Apex Legends news and updates.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
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