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How to turn off crossplay in Apex Legends

Are you a console gamer that thinks your PC opponents have an unfair advantage? Well here’s how to turn off crossplay in Apex Legends.

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Frustrated with the disparity between console and PC gameplay in Apex Legends? Well fear not as we can help you turn off crossplay and allow you to enjoy more balanced gameplay in Season 8.

Crossplay is a much-lauded and desired feature as it affords comforts in the form of quicker matchmaking and greater interconnectivity between friends. On the other hand, it also throws up some often overlooked issues that can harm a game.

Crossplay enables users from consoles and PC to play together simultaneously, which means that some of the PC’s strengths can give those players an advantage.

We’ll discuss these issues and also help you to disable these possibilities too in Apex Legends Season 8.

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How to diasble Apex Legends crossplay

If a decent PC player with a powerful computer is in your lobby, then your odds of winning drastically go down. A super-duper computer will have smoother and crisper graphics – which increases visibility and gameplay.

The player will normally use a mouse too which is always a controller killer as a mouse is mega-responsive compared to a controller on high aim settings. Unless you want to amp up your sensitivity settings so that a flick of the analog has you doing involuntarily 360s, then it might be best to consider disabling crossplay.

So for these reasons, crossplay needs to be turned off for some, and here’s how you can go about doing it:

  1. Start ‘Apex Legends’
  2. Select the game ‘Menu’ in the bottom left corner of the screen
  3. Click ‘Settings’
  4. Scroll down until you see ‘Cross Platform Play’
  5. Switch it to ‘Disabled’ to turn it off
  6. You can always return it to ‘Enabled’ to turn it back on

There you go, problem solved, and the PC master race can no longer retain their advantage over you dear console gamers.

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Another overwhelming positive that people love crossplay for is having a larger pool of players. By having everyone all mixed together in Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale, it greatly speeds up the game’s matchmaking.

This is because it doesn’t have to spend as long looking for suitable lobbies and creating fair matches. As we’ve already said, crossplay means you can play with your friends that perhaps haven’t made the same hardware decision you have.

But for those people who care about winning, want to perform better in online matches, and have all their friends on one console anyway, then maybe crossplay isn’t for you.

The major drawbacks can severely affect your performance in a game and put you in the backseat before the game has even started.

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With this guide, you should hopefully be able to enjoy more balanced games in Apex Legends Season 8 and earn more dubs. With Apex Legends now available on Nintendo Switch, and coming to mobile phones, there’s going to be a huge player count soon.

Go and enjoy a level playing field in Apex Legends.

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Secret Octane change added to Apex Legends Season 10 update

Apex Legends Season 10 is set to shake up things in Respawn’s battle royale, and the update is also bringing a secret update to Octane.

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Ahead of the Apex Legends Season 10 launch, a secret change to Octane has been revealed that should make the Legend’s Launch Pad easier to hear in Season 10 Emergence.

Octane continues to be an insanely popular Legend to use in Apex Legends, and Season 9 was no different. Now, it’s the time of Season 10, and Emergence will be adding a new Legend in Seer, a wave of buffs and nerfs for various Legends, amongst other cool stuff.

Respawn Entertainment released a full list of updates for Season 10 but forgot one small detail in the patch notes. It concerns Octane’s Launch Pad and aims to address one commonly discussed problem with it.

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Director of Communications at Respawn Entertainment Ryan K. Rigney was informed that an important update hadn’t been mentioned in the Apex Legends Season 10 patch notes.

He said: “Just heard from a dev about an Emergence update change that didn’t get tracked in the patch notes: The audio triggered by players’ landing impacts should be louder when they’re coming in from a jump pad.”

Depending on the severity of the change, this could be huge news as Octane is statistically the most used player in Apex Legends, according to Apex Legends Status.

Players have wanted this to be looked at for some time as it’s possible for Octane players to glide into a location relatively silently to jump another player.

Not everyone is confident the fix will properly amend the issue, with one reply to the Tweet saying: “should.”

Ryan was quick to respond to this doubt by saying: “This is game development, something can always go wrong.” This will just be one change amidst a sea of alterations in Apex Legends Season 10, so even if it’s not the absolute fix that people want, there’s still a lot of new content and changes to embrace.

Also, check out when Apex Legends Season 10 starts.

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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.

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Apex Legends Season 9 is here, but when does Season 10 startHere is everything we know about the Apex Legends Season 10: Emergence update release time.

The Legacy update gave Apex Legends players plenty of exciting content to enjoy, including Arenas modeValkyrieInfested Olympus, and the Bocek Bow.

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.

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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.

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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 for the Apex Legends update release time 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.

A new battle pass will also be added to the game when the game’s new season starts, and it contains a treasure trove of unique and exciting cosmetic items players will be able to earn when playing.

Apex Legends Season 10 Emergence update release time

For more Apex Legends, check out the early patch notes for the new season or the upcoming hitbox nerf for Wattson, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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Dr Disrespect explains why he hates Apex Legends: “It’s boring! Shooting shields, I don’t like it!”

Popular streamer Dr Disrespect recently gave his thoughts on Apex Legends while playing and explained why he is a not a fan of the battle royale game.

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Apex Legends is one of the most popular battle royale games in the world, but high-profile streamer Dr Disrespect recently explained why he is not a fan of the first-person shooter.

The past couple of years has seen Apex Legends rise to become one of the most popular video games globally. The battle royale game has become a staple in the gaming community thanks to its action-packed gameplay and mechanics.

However, as with every multiplayer game, some players do not enjoy what Apex Legends offers. One player who still has not been bitten by the Apex Legends bug is Dr Disrespect, who recently explained while streaming why he hates the game.

After being eliminated in a match, Dr Disrespect began to explain his frustrations with Apex Legends and what he does not enjoy about the game. A great deal of his criticism focuses on the large number of bullets it takes to down enemies and how the shield healing aspect of Apex legends.

“I hate this game! It’s boring! Shooting shields, I don’t like it. A full spray and the f**king clip is never enough to knock a guy. Right?”

Dr Disrespect then went on to explain why the high time to kill in Apex Legends is why he believes the battle royale has not risen to be a more popular esports game.

That’s why no one wants to watch this game competitively. Nobody wants to! You can’t create that one shot,” Dr Disrespect continued.

“That’s why it didn’t do good in esports. No one wants to watch it! At the end, everyone is camping out with bubble shields on, camping doors like this: opening and closing, opening and closing. Just to shoot someone’s purple or gold shield twice and then have the gas kill everyone…I Just don’t know, man.”

There is no doubt that Apex Legends has a much higher time to kill than other battle royale games like Warzone, which has been seen as a positive and a negative in the video game community.

However, while Dr Disrespect’s latest remarks focused on why he doesn’t enjoy Apex Legends. he has not been shy about his frustrations with Call of Duty: Warzone and other games in the past.

With Dr Disrespect having explained his optimism for Battlefield 2042 in the past, it looks as though that will be the next game the popular streamer will be trying out with Apex Legends and Warzone not quenching his gaming thirst at this time.

For more Apex Legends, check out all of the latest Season 10: Emergence update patch notes, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

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