Apex Legends' latest update: here is what's new

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Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale hero shooter developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. Season 14 was released in the latest update for Apex Legends on August 9, 2022. This update has as many changes as every season, with balance changes to many of the game's weapons and heroes. The pistol and submachine gun barrels have been replaced by a new attachment called a laser sight, which reduces the rate of fire at the hip. Bocek Compound Bow damage at full draw has been increased from 70 to 60, and fired arrows can no longer be collected. The wingman can use sniper ammo and magazines. Sniper ammo now stacks up to 28, and each ammo box contains 14 rounds instead of 12.

Battle pass

Since there's a new Battle Pass every season, this season's Battle Pass includes new Legendary skins for Corrosive, Spectre, and Wingman weapons. New epic skins for Vantage, Bangalore and Horizon are available in full sets to complement their new looks. This season's Battle Pass also includes a new music pack, emotes, banner frames, and weapon talismans, and even more interestingly, certain challenges can now be completed in player choice mode for the first time.

Level cap increased

Player level increased from 500 to 2000. There will be 3 additional 500 levels, which means the highest level will be 500 level 3.

Map rotation

Public matches have map rotation. Map rotation was applied to Storm Point, Mount Olympus, and World's Edge, but Storm Point and World's Edge were retained, while Kings Canyon replaced Mount Olympus.

Kings Canyon

The Return of Kings Canyon is a major update for the new season, which Respawn is calling Reforged Kings Canyon. Both Skulltown and Thunderdome are no longer part of the map since Season 5, and were sunk by a massive explosion caused by Loba. However, these areas were rebuilt after the rescue operation was completed. The main reason for the return is criticism from many players who say Kings Canyon feels smaller and smaller as the game progresses. Overall, the size of the new Kings map makes more sense to allow the squad to breathe while still allowing for a fair firefight without overly supporting certain power positions.

Advantage

The biggest addition to Apex Legends Season 14 is the new Legend Vantage. Vantage's real name is Xiomara Mara Contreras. A survivor who grew up with her mother on the desolate, icy planet of Pagos, she was forced to become a hunter in order to live on a distant planet. The Vantage excels at sniping, and their kills revolve around ranged combat. The complete kit includes:

 Passive Abilities: Also known as Scout's Shot, this ability is activated when the player is in the gear or aiming with a long-range scope or unarmed. The player gets a bullet drop display to find out where the bullet will land.

Tactical Ability: Also known as Echo Relocation, this ability allows the player to target the bat buddy Echo before firing a rocket pack at the bat buddy Echo.

Ultimate Ability: Also known as Snipe, this ability marks enemy targets and applies damage bonuses to you and your team.