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New Apex Legends update buffs Gibraltar and Caustic, nerfs Wingman further

Respawn Entertainment launched a new update yesterday for all Apex Legends players with minor but numerous changes to rebalance characters as well as some weapons such as Wingman and Longbow

 

While Gibraltar and Caustic have received a remarkable buff to compensate their players for large size, The G7, TripleTake, and Longbow snipers received positive improvements, especially the Longbow, while Wingman and Spitfire fans will find themselves disappointed with the nerf of these two heavy ammo weapons Which will make them less deadly.

  • G7 SCOUT / TRIPLE TAKE / LONGBOW DMR

    • Lowered leg shot damage reduction: 25% -> 10%

    • Reduced base weapon sway by about 33%

    • Reduced base sway speed by about 25%

  • LONGBOW DMR

    • Increased fire rate 1.2 -> 1.6

    • Increased magazine size

      • Base mag increased: 5 -> 6 rounds

      • Common mag extender increased: 6 -> 8 rounds

      • Rare mag extender increased: 8 -> 10 rounds

      • Epic mag extender increased: 10 -> 12 rounds

  • HAVOC

    • Increased base magazine size: 25 -> 32 rounds

    • Charge Beam

      • Reduced cost per shot: 5 -> 4

      • Increased close range damage: 55 -> 60

      • Increased damage at range: 45 -> 50

      • Close range damage falloff increased: 35m -> 75m

      • Ranged damage falloff increased: 75m -> 125m

  • WINGMAN

    • Reduced magazine size

      • Base mag reduced: 6 -> 4 rounds

      • Common mag extender reduced: 8 -> 6 rounds

      • Rare mag extender reduced: 9 -> 8 rounds

      • Epic mag extender reduced: 12 -> 10 rounds

  • SPITFIRE

    • Reduced base damage: 20 -> 18

    • Magazine extender attachments reduced

      • Common mag extender reduced: 45 -> 40 rounds

      • Rare mag extender reduced: 55 -> 45 rounds

      • Epic mag extender reduced: 60 -> 55 rounds

ADJUSTMENTS TO GOLD WEAPON ATTACHMENTS:

  • Gold Havoc

    • Now has Turbocharger

    • Now has 1x-2x variable holo site

  • Gold R301

    • Now has 1x-2x variable holo site

  • Gold Wingman

    • Now has digital threat

Other additions include an increase in jump ship speed to %50 to make matches faster to start, as well as the inclusion of free Battle Pass levels given to all players for the next two days in celebration of the new patch.

You can download the 100mb update through Origin, PS4 or Xbox One now.

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