Apex Legends has taken the gaming industry by storm with its massive launch, and its record-breaking player numbers that seem to only be going up. Respawn understands that the only way they can continue to dominate the conversation is to continue to add content to Apex Legends. With that said, today Season 1: Wild Frontier patch is now live which brings a whole slew of interesting changes and updates. The biggest addition to the game is the new character Octane, who will shake up the meta in terms of team compositions. Along with the new character, there is a host of bug and glitch fixes which will only make the already smooth experience even better. The addition of a Battle Pass in a similar style of its competitors Fortnite and PUBG, that awards cosmetic rewards as you complete challenges to level up. Here’s a brief overview of some of the biggest changes coming with Season 1: Wild Frontier. For the full list of changes and upcoming content check here.

NEW LEGEND: OCTANE

High-Speed Daredevil

If it doesn’t involve diving, leaping, plummeting, or racing, then Octane wants nothing to do with it. Always the life of the party, Octane truly believes winning the Championship isn’t enough… not if you didn’t cheat death at least twice to get there.

Passive: Swift Mend

  • While not taking damage, Octane restores 1 health every 2 seconds.

Tactical: Stim

  • Move 30% faster for 6 seconds. Costs health to use. While active, Octane is affected less by attacks that cause slowdown. 2 second recharge.

Ultimate: Launch Pad

  • Deployable jump pad that catapults players through the air. Takes 90 seconds to recharge.

Cost:

  • 12,000 Legend Tokens

  • 750 Apex Coins

LEGEND BALANCE & HITBOX ADJUSTMENTS

  • Adjusted hitboxes for Gibraltar, Caustic, and Pathfinder to better align with their shapes.

Caustic:

  • Reduced cooldown of Traps 30 -> 25 seconds.

  • Increased radius and proximity radius by about 10%.

  • Removed a 1-second delay on the smoke dealing damage to players.

  • Reduced cooldown of Gas Grenade 2:30 -> 2:00 seconds.

Pathfinder:

  • Insider Knowledge

    • Increased the number of beacons in the world 10-> 12.

Bangalore:

  • Double Time

    • Reduced move speed bonus to 40% -> 30%.

Gibraltar:

  • Defensive Bombardment

    • Fixed a bug where your teammates wouldn’t be affected by Shell Shock. This was meant to be the same as Bangalore’s ultimate

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