Apex Legends update 1.16 is now rolling out on PS4, PC and Xbox One. According to the Apex Legends 1.16 patch notes, the latest update brings Iron Crown Collection event to the game. The new event adds solos mode, new cosmetics, and various bug fixes to the game. Apart from this, the new Apex Legends update 1.16 also includes stability and performance improvements.
Previously, a major update was released which kicked off Apex Legends Season 2 with a new Legend (Wattson), a new weapon (The L-Star) and more. Unfortunately, since the last patch, many players are experiencing a number of issues when trying to play the game. Today’s Apex Legends 1.16 update is expected to fix all these issues. Check out more details below.
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Apex Legends Update 1.16 patch notes
Iron Crown Collection Event
Bloodhound’s Centurion skin
Pathfinder’s War Machine skin
Wraith’s Protector of the Void skin
Limited time solos mode – Solo mode is finally here but only for a limited time.Running from August 13 until August 27.
Quality of Life
Better battle pass progression UI on match summary.
Badge earned notifications in match summary.
Show XP and star challenge progress in match summary.
Disabling auto switch when ammo runs out.
Auto sprint option for consoles.
ADS sensitivity slider for different zoom levels.
Addressed a bug where UI randomly disappearing in-game.
Fixed an issue where champion players stat trackers appearing green.
Limited Time Mode – Solos
We are finally dipping our toes into the Solo waters. We’re going to put it out there and see what happens. Too early to say if this will become permanent or not – healthy matchmaking across all modes is priority. Give it a shot and let us know what you think.
Octane Town Takeover
New Town on Kings Canyon
Double XP for Top 5 & Wins Weekend
From 10am PST on August 16th through 10am PST on August 19th players will earn double XP for Top 5’s and Wins all weekend long. This bonus will affect both Account Level and Battle Pass progression.
A special Collection Event Apex Pack and Iron Crown Event Store
Available for a limited time!
With Bloodhound Heirloom Set Preview!
Exclusive event challenges with free loot.
Complete a variety of challenges to earntwo Iron Crown Collection packs,exclusive Iron Crown event badges, and event currency (Crowns).
Bug Fixes in Apex 1.16
Fixed issue where assigned challenges not resetting properly and giving rewards.
Fixed bug causing incorrect calculation of Kill/Death Ratio in player stats.
Apex Legends version 1.16 fixed an issue where sometimes a Care Package would clip into map geometry.
Fixed a bug that was sometimes showing Apex Predator ranked players RP as zero when viewing the badge in the Lobby.
Fixed issue with players having connection issues when trying to join a squad that has already played a match.
Apex Legends 1.16 fixed issue where Daily and Weekly Challenges would reset earlier than communicated in the game.
[Xbox Only] Fixed bug where players would sometimes not receive “The Player” achievement when hitting level 50.
Fixed a bug where sometimes Arc Stars would attach to players and some objects at a distance and appear to float off of them.
Fixed bug where sometimes Arc Stars would not explode or do no damage when it detonates.
Fixed issue with players sometimes unable to unlock the “Double Duty” Badge.
Fixed bug where sometimes using a healing item while experiencing bad ping would cause them to heal for twice as much.
QUALITY OF LIFE
Apex Legends 1.16 added a Death Recap to the end of match summary that will display a damage summary of your last battle.
Improved the UI during the Match Summary to better show Battle Pass progression.
Added In-game Survey
While playing you may get a prompt that will pop up asking if you enjoyed the last match. This data will be helpful to us so please provide your input when you see it.
Added option to spectate your squadmates after dying.
Apex Legends 1.16 added option to “Invite Squad” in the Squad Tab.
Players should no longer lose RP when experiencing a server crash or disconnect in Ranked Mode.
Fixed issue where squadmates could not ping a friendly Wraith portal.
Fixed issue where players could pull other players out of a match by joining them, and then joining another friend from the Lobby.
Fixed issue where sometimes a player would get left behind from their squad in the Lobby after they enter a match.
Apex Legends 1.16 fixed issue where players would sometimes get a “Party Not Ready” error message even though they were no longer in a party.
Fixes that should improve overall game stability to reduce crashes.
Disruptor Rounds with Alternator:
Reduced Shielded damage multiplier 1.7 -> 1.55.
Increased Magazine Size for all tiers to the following: