First update released for APEX Legends, full patch release notes revealed

Respawn has released the first update for its free to play battle royale game, Apex Legends. According to the release notes, this patch brings various improvements and tweaks to UI, and fixes an exploit where players could keep duplicating items in their inventory.

Furthermore, this patch addresses a number of stability and performance issues, as well as a number bugs with map geo like holes you could fall through and areas that players could get stuck in plus a bunch of other polish issues.

It’s also worth noting that this first update addresses a number of client and server stability issues, and fixes an issue where players would get a gray screen in lobby when connecting for the first time and an issue where your friends list showed all your friends as offline and unable to party.

As always, this patch will be auto-downloaded from Origin the next time you launch its client and you can find its complete changelog below.

APEX Legends First Patch Release Notes

VALENTINES DAYS

  • Added “Live Die Live” Banner Badge: Revive a member of your squad between 2/13 and 2/19 to earn this limited time badge.
  • Added Valentines Day cosmetic items to the store. They will be live and available in the store starting 2/13 until 2/19 and then they’re gone!
    • “Through the Heart” Longbow Epic DMR skin
    • “Love of the Game” Pathfinder banner frame?

STABILITY / BUGS / PERFORMANCE / QoL

  • Various improvements and tweaks to UI.
  • Extended timeout that was causing players with slower hard drives to crash.
  • Addressed a number of client and server stability issues.
  • Fixed exploit where you could keep duplicating items in your inventory.
  • Addressed a number of stability and performance issues.
  • Fixed issue where players would get a gray screen in lobby when connecting for the first time.
  • Fixed issue where your friends list showed all your friends as offline and unable to party.
  • Shortened duration of Bloodhound’s Eye of the Allfather clones to remain in the world by 1 second.?

GEAR

  • Arc Star now displays a grenade warning indicator.

KINGS CANYON

  • Addressed a number bugs with map geo like holes you could fall through and areas that players could get stuck in plus a bunch of other polish issues.

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