A pair of prime Apex Legends ranked gamers, or Apex Predators per the sport’s tier system, have been banned by developer Respawn Leisure for DDoSing an Xbox server.
A couple of videos hit the Apex Legends subreddit that confirmed an in-progress sport crash after an Apex Predator was knocked down. When the server reconnected, the knocked Apex Predator was revived and standing over the participant accountable. The fourth and sixth ranked gamers within the match have been then accused of colluding and performing the “distributed denial of service” (DDoS) assault that overloaded the Xbox servers.
The usernames of the Apex Legends gamers haven’t been revealed, however the two have been banned, in keeping with Respawn safety analyst Conor “Hideouts” Ford
It additionally appears DDoSing is rampant in Apex Legends on consoles. Some users report frequent assaults that end in timed penalties and a lack of popularity factors as a result of server disconnects.
Respawn has responded by prepping a “console reckoning” for many who carry out DDoS assaults in Apex Legends. Ford said on Twitter that cheaters “cannot cover any” of the DDoS assaults they participated in.
In different Apex Legends information, Respawn brought heat shields back with a nerf to fast-healing. Elsewhere, the studio has added an choice that when once more lets gamers extra simply inspect their weapon mid-match.