Developer Respawn Entertainment has rolled out a patch to “meaningfully address” the ongoing server issue in Apex Legends. This patch will fix the teleporting, packet loss, and lag problems in the game across all platforms.
We’ve shipped a patch for @playapex that should meaningfully address teleporting, packet loss, and lag.
Also, we’ve discovered an issue with animated banner poses that can cause crashes. We advise unequipping these poses for now. A fix for this & more is scheduled for Wednesday.
— Respawn (@Respawn) September 20, 2021
Apex Legends servers are facing more than usual disconnects for the past couple of days and while Respawn has been attempting to fix them through various patches, they said it’ll take until September 22 for things to go back to normal.
There is a notable reduction in packet loss
The patch we just shipped for @PlayApex may have cut down on packet loss a bit…
— Ryan K. Rigney (@RKRigney) September 20, 2021
Following the patch’s release, Ryan K. Rigney, Communications Director at Respawn tweeted shared some data showcasing the patch’s impact and we can see some reduction in the packet loss.
Apex Legends Ranked Split extended by one week
This server disconnect has kept players away from the Ranked Mode as it does not come with demotion protection, and frequent timeouts and failure to connect to matches can cause players to lose points and consequently, their rank.
To make up for this inconvenience, Respawn has decided to extend this season’s Ranked Split by a week starting September 20.