Respawn pushed a small update for Apex Legends on January 13, which sees the return of a nerfed Rampage.
While many will be happy to see them back, the community may notice a difference in the Rampage, and that’s because it has been nerfed.
The Rampage has been causing a lot of controversy and frustration among the community during Season 11. Not only was the weapon extremely powerful and one of the best weapons to use in the game, but there was also an exploit that allowed it to stay charged up infinitely, making it overpowered.
It was removed in response to the exploit, but now it has finally returned and players may find it feels different. This is because the devs have decided to nerf the weapon, perhaps realizing just how strong it was during its time out.
Rampage nerf Apex Legends
The developers have decided to nerf the Rampage’s damage and thermite consumption per shot. This means that the weapon will not last as long as it previously did while charged up, as well as doing less damage:
- Damage per bullet down from 28 – 26.
- Thermite consumption per shot increased.
Although a lot of players enjoyed using the weapon, there’s no doubt that a portion of the community also felt the weapon was slightly too strong, so perhaps the community will welcome the change.
That’s all for the return of the Rampage in Apex Legends and subsequent nerf to the weapon. For more, check out the new Season 12 Hop-Up leak.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
Overpowered Apex Legends double pump glitch returns in Season 14
Apex Legends players have discovered the return of the double pump glitch in Season 14, creating controversy in the community.
The infamous double pump glitch has returned in Apex Legends Season 14, leaving players worried about people abusing the bug.
However, players have now discovered that the infamous double pump glitch has returned, making the Peacekeeper and Sentinel even more deadly for those who abuse the bug.
Apex Legends content creator Mokeysniper brought the return of the double pump glitch to the community’s attention on August 18, posting a video of it in action.
The glitch allows players to shoot the Peacekeeper and Sentinel much faster than they should be able to, giving those who use the glitch an unfair advantage over others.
The glitch is done by shooting, reloading, swapping to your secondary, and swapping back very quickly. If players are able to get the timing right, they can repeat this process to shoot the Peacekeeper/Sentinel in a ridiculously fast manner.
This is clearly a glitch that needs to be addressed and resolved quickly by Respawn, as if it starts to be abused by players, it could create chaos.
In the comments of the Twitter post, there are a few videos of players showing them doing it in-game, which is a worrying sign. Some are very worried about it being absued, with one comment saying “I actually hate that you guys post this kinda s***. It’s always super sick to deal with some broken weird s*** in ranked.”
Hopefully, Respawn can get a fix out for this as soon as possible, much like they were able to do for the accidental removal of tap strafing.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
How to get Apex Legends Twitch Prime Gaming rewards: August 2022
Here’s how you can get the Vantage Troop Leader Apex Legends Prime Gaming skin and bundle during the month of August in 2022.
A new skin is available to Apex Legends players with a Prime Gaming subscription in August 2022. Here’s how you can get Vantage’s Troop Leader Apex Legends Twitch Prime bundle for yourself.
Respawn Entertainment and Amazon have a collaboration that involves releasing a set of Apex Legends Prime Gaming skins throughout the game’s seasons. These are available exclusively for Twitch Prime members.
Every month brings another skin for fans to enjoy, and it’s the brand-new Season 14 Legend Vantage‘s turn to get one for the month of August. If you have a Prime Gaming subscription, then you can get the Vantage “Troop Leader” Epic skin.
Here’s what you need to do to get the newest Apex Legends Twitch Prime skin.
- Twitch Prime Apex Legends skin release date
- What’s in Apex Legends Prime Gaming drop?
- How to claim Apex Legends Prime Gaming bundle for free
Vantage Twitch Prime Troop Leader skin release date
Vantage’s Troop Leader Twitch Prime Gaming skin for Apex Legends is available from August 18 to September 15.
Players have roughly a month to claim the Skin before the next Legend gets an exclusive Prime Gaming cosmetic after August 18.
What’s in Apex Legends August Prime Gaming drop?
Vantage’s August Prime Gaming skin will be of Epic rarity and it comes alongside other items. The devs have also offered players a banner and weapon skin with this Twitch Prime drop.
- Troop Leader – Epic Vantage skin
- Overachiever – Flatline weapon skin
- All Patched Up – Vantage Banner Frame
How to claim Vantage’s Troop Leader bundle in Apex Legends
Vantage’s new Apex Legends Twitch Prime skin will be available for free to Prime members throughout August all the way till September 15. You must visit the Prime Gaming website and link your active Amazon Prime membership account to your EA account.
Here’s the full process:
- Log in to the Prime Gaming website.
- Make sure your Amazon Prime and Twitch accounts are linked.
- Visit the “Apex Legends” section.
- Click “Claim Now” on the “Wraith Fleur De Lethal Bundle” when you see it.
- Link your EA and Prime Gaming accounts if asked.
- Load up the game and you should get a notification letting you know you have claimed the bundle.
Alternatively, you can start a free trial with Prime to claim it right away. This way, you won’t need to have an active membership to get your hands on the Apex Legends Prime Gaming skin.
Follow these instructions, and the new Epic Vantage skin will become available in your in-game inventory.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment / Prime Gaming
Weird Apex Legends glitch spawns unlimited loot for players
A new Apex Legends glitch has been discovered that provides players with unlimited loot from one Loot Bin.
An Apex Legends player has discovered a very weird bug that spawns unlimited loot when playing in Season 14.
The Apex Legends developers are constantly looking to improve the player experience by introducing new content and fixing issues the community is experiencing. Just recently, the devs even introduced a quality of life change which made many controller players happy.
Unfortunately, Apex Legends is not immune to bugs and issues, with the launch of Season 14 prompting some new glitches like characters having the wrong abilities and players not receiving rewards for leveling up.
Now, Apex Legends content creator Skeptation has found a new glitch in the Battle Royale which ultimately allows players to exploit Loot Bins to spawn unlimited items.
Skeptation explains how this glitch works in his August 18 YouTube video, stating that when players stand on top of and open a Loot Bin that has a wall behind it, the Loot Bin will close completely after the player has taken the loot inside of it.
If you open the Loot Bin again, it will be completely empty. This is obviously a good trick for covering your tracks and trolling teammates who are looking for loot, however, Skeptation noticed that on some occasions something “weirder” happens.
When messing around with the bug, Skeptation noticed that sometimes the Loot Bin would refresh and spawn more loot after performing the glitch.
Skeptation does say that although he is “not sure what triggers it,” if someone is able to figure out how to do it consistently it would be “broken.”
If this becomes a major issue and players are attempting and being successful with this unlimited loot glitch, perhaps it will provoke Respawn to come up with a fix.
For more, check out Apex Legends Season 14 player’s creepy Firing Range realization.
Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment
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