Players have been exploring Apex Legends’ new map for a number of weeks now, and Respawn is lastly able to launch its first steadiness modifications. In the most recent patch for Apex Legends season 3, Respawn adjusted the injury on a number of weapons, and made some high quality of life modifications, however the largest addition that patch 3.1 brings is the sport’s new Firing Range mode.

The Firing Range is precisely what it feels like: a spot so that you can follow your goal. The mode will let gamers load right into a small enviornment, both alone or with a squad, the place they will follow utilizing all the weapons within the sport. There are goal dummies unfold across the enviornment, and weapons attachments for gamers to check out as properly.

A follow mode like Firing Range has lengthy been considered one of Apex Legends’ most-requested options. As with most battle royale video games, it’s arduous to follow your goal throughout a traditional match, the place it’s possible you’ll get a unique gun each time you drop, or may solely have one struggle earlier than you’re despatched again to the foyer to begin once more. Thankfully, the Firing Range ought to present a safer place for gamers to work on their goal, with out the pressures of enemies who’re really making an attempt to kill you.

This patch additionally provides a brand new Duos queue to Apex Legends which might be accessible from Nov. 5 to Nov. 19. For a full take a look at all the modifications coming to the sport with patch 3.1 you’ll be able to see the complete patch notes under.


Apex Legends patch 3.1 notes

WELCOME TO THE FIRING RANGE

From the foyer now you can choose the firing vary. Here you’ll be able to follow taking part in round with all of the weapons, objects, and Legends.

  • Can enter the firing vary solo or together with your squad.
  • You can change to any Legend and use their talents and ultimates.
  • All loot objects can be found to play with together with weapons, attachments, and hopups.
  • Target DUMMIES accessible to follow these headshots.
  • Future enhancements to return! Please give us your suggestions.

Weapons

Wingman

  • Reduced the headshot multiplier: 2.15 -> 2.1

Changes to Projectile Collision: We’ve elevated the projectile width on the some weapons so they’re simpler to hit with. We made this modification to the TripleTake in Season 2 and the next might be up to date for this patch:

  • Shotguns: All shotguns could have projectiles with a small quantity of width.
  • L-STAR
  • Snipers: The Longbow DMR, Kraber, and G7 Scout.

Quality of life

In an effort to floor simpler challenges to gamers extra typically and supply a balanced set of challenges every day, Daily Challenge distribution has been adjusted so gamers are assured to obtain 1 straightforward, 1 medium, and 1 arduous problem.

You can now spend Legend Tokens to reroll Daily Challenges.

  • First reroll: 200 Legend Tokens
  • Second reroll: 500 Legend Tokens
  • Third or extra reroll: 1000 Legend Tokens for every reroll.
  • Cost will increase with every buy earlier than capping out at 1000 Legend Tokens.
  • Cost resets daily

You can now regulate the sport cursor velocity in Settings -> Controller. This will apply to cursor velocity in all menus together with the Lobby, Pause/Inventory menus, and Death Box inventories.

We now present you what Music Pack you’ve got chosen whereas dropping into the map. If you solely have the “default” Pack chosen you received’t see something.

Improved movement from Lobby to Match that fixes some minor bugs and can hopefully get gamers into matches a bit quicker.

  • Disabling pregame spawning of gamers earlier than character choice. This will handle circumstances the place gamers may hear somebody voice comms or different sounds earlier than the Legend choice begins.
  • The “Waiting for Players…” transition now exhibits the sport world as an alternative of a black display screen.
  • Removed the 5 second countdown that might begin at the start of Legend choice.

Player will now be capable of view the ammo varieties of their squadmates outfitted weapons when within the stock menu.

[Controller] now you can open the quip wheel by holding down on the dpad (you’ll be able to nonetheless do it the previous manner – open ping menu and press Y)

[PC] Quick Chat binding ought to now auto bind to F1 if it isn’t sure to something (assuming nothing is already sure to F1)


Ranked Mode

Players will not obtain a penalty for abandoning a match in the event that they depart after 2 and a half minutes have handed since their Banner was picked up after dying. As a reminder: gamers might be warned by way of the menus if their leaving might set off abandon penalties; if the warning doesn’t present up gamers are free to depart.


Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug the place gamers would keep in place whereas the practice retains transferring when reviving one other player.
  • Updated the structure of the minimap that was beforehand exhibiting a route that doesn’t exist.
  • Fixed circumstances the place gamers may drop into Out of Bounds areas with out getting the timer.
  • Fixed circumstances of some areas the place gamers may take lava injury close to the Volcano when there isn’t any lava.
  • Fixed show concern with put up sport the place it will present you incomes 2 battle cross ranges for levelling up by way of Stars.

Legends

Crypto

  • EMP now will injury armor that gamers have dropped.
  • Fixed a bug the place Lifeline’s drone couldn’t heal Crypto whereas he was within the drone.
  • Fix for pleasant Caustic fuel kicking Crypto out of his drone.

Bangalore

  • Fixed bug the place typically the missiles from Bangalore’s Ultimate would disappear after touchdown on the practice.