In an effort to curb a server-crashing exploit in Apex Legends, developer Respawn has briefly disabled crafting within the sport. Which means replicators and supplies are at present unavailable.
In a tweet, Respawn writes that crafting is disabled throughout all playlists. “We’ll flip crafting again on after we’re capable of end testing our deliberate repair,” the developer mentioned. “Keep tuned.”
In a follow-up tweet, Apex Legends lead product supervisor Eric Hewitt added that Respawn is making an attempt to resolve the exploit as shortly as potential in order that crafting may be reenabled by this weekend, which sees the beginning of the Winter Circuit Final Probability Qualifiers.
“We’re working as shortly as we will to get this all resolved for this weekend, and I’ve religion,” Hewitt says.
Crafting has been a significant a part of Apex Legends in-match meta since its introduction in Season 6: Boosted. Opening particular caches or loot bins across the map permits you to accumulate supplies, which may then be spent at replicators to craft armor upgrades, gadgets, ammo, and weapon attachments. In a pinch, crafting can put together you in your subsequent struggle or outfit a not too long ago respawned teammate with fundamental gear.
Apex Legends is within the midst of Season 8: Mayhem. The sport is out there for Xbox, PlayStation, PC, and (most not too long ago) Swap. In GameSpot’s Apex Legends Switch review, I wrote, “I did have moments of enjoyable enjoying Apex Legends on Swap. Panic Button has managed to take a sport that I like and make it work simply properly sufficient on Nintendo’s hybrid console. I do not need to hold enjoying it on Swap with its many technical concessions (nor do I need new gamers to be launched to Apex Legends this fashion), however this port is–in its present state–a first rate final resort. In case your solely option to play Apex Legends is on Swap, then you definitely now have that choice. Simply know that you just’re signing up for one thing lower than supreme.”