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Apex Legends Fans- Stop, Look Down, and Roll. Because Apex Legends Season 13 update with new Apex Legends Patch Notes is going to be a big booster for you today. With the latest updates of Respawn Entertainment’s battle royale, you have got a whole new package of Apex legends patch notes and exciting map updates. Continue to read because Apex Legends Season 13 update 1.96 with new and exciting Apex Legends Patch notes is worth a shot. 

The year 2022 is no less than a lucky charm for Apex Legends bingers. While we were just digesting the fact of Apex Legends’ newly launched mobile version and its extreme FPS setting, the latest Season 13 update is all set to take over our heads and hearts wholly. 

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Before I spill the beans here in reference to Apex Legends Patch Notes, you must go ahead further. Apex Legends season 13 is a  revised game of the basic Apex Legends gameplay which will provide you with nothing but a fresh start. Run, Pals!

Apex Legends Patch Notes – Season 1 (1.96 Update)

Apex Legends Patch Notes: Season 13 | Apex Legends 1.96 Update

The Apex Legends Season 13 release date is extremely close. This is exactly why we present to you all the relevant information in relation to the latest Apex Legends Patch Notes. You should definitely keep an eye out for this article over the next coming days because we would definitely be updating the article with the latest information from Respawn entertainment. 

The new set of Apex Legends Patch Notes is all that your Apex Legends character requires today. Now, without wasting any further time, let’s move with the article on the latest Apex Legends Patch Notes of Season 13. 

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Apex Legends Patch Notes: Newcastle 

Newcastle has played a major role in defending the small town of Harris Valley for years, and in order to continue to do so, he must prove to be a worthy hero among Legends in Apex Legends Patch Notes. This new joiner in the Apex Legends Patch Notes: Newcastle will be available at the beginning of Season 13. Go on to read what you can expect from Newcastle and its ability kit:

  •  Role: Heroic Defender
  • Passive: Retrieve The Wounded
    • Drag allies as you revive and protect them with your Revive Shield.
  • Tactical: Mobile Shield
    • Throw a controllable drone that creates a moving energy shield.
  • Ultimate: Castle Wall
  • Leap to an ally or target area and slam down, creating a fortified stronghold.

Apex Legends Patch Notes: Balance Updates 

Following are the updates in regard to what you can look forward to in Balance Updates Apex Legends Patch Notes. Go along further for new updates in Apex Legends Patch Notes:

  • Fortified Legends
    • Fortified no longer reduces headshot damage
  • Crafting Rotation
    • Flatline & Longbow coming out and are now floor loot
    • Rampage & R-301 going into crafter
  • Gold Weapons
    • EVA-8, Bow, Flatline, P2020, Spitfire
  • Helmets Buff
    • Blue helmet headshot damage reduction increased from 40% to 50%
    • Purple helmet headshot damage reduction increased from 50% to 65%

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  • Kraber
    • Headshot multiplier down from 3.0 to 2.0
    • Damage reduced from 145 to 140
  • Rampage
    • Increased reload time from 2.6 to 3.1
    • Slightly increased handling times
    • Reduced headshot damage multiplier from 1.75 to 1.5
    • Reduced headshot distance from 64m to 57m
    • Overheat cool-off time increased from 2.5 to 3.6
    • Slightly increased handling times
  • Devotion
    • Damage reduced from 16 to 15
    • Reduced headshot damage multiplier from 1.75 to 1.5
    • Reduced headshot distance from 64m to 57m
    • Increased reload time from 2.8 to 3.2
    • Draw time increased to 0.8 from 0.7
    • Holster time increased to 0.75 from 0.65
    • Raise time increased to 0.65 from 0.55
    • Lower time increased to 0.6 from 0.5
  • Havoc
    • Improved recoil at the start of the pattern
  • Dual Shell
    • Removed from floor loot and crafting bundles
  • Mozambique & Peacekeeper
    • Increased limb damage from 0.8 to 1.0
  • Crate Weapons
    • Spitfire back to floor loot
    • Mastiff into crate
  • Spitfire
    • Damage decreased from 19 to 18
    • Purple & Gold Magazine capacity reduced from 55 to 50
    • Crouched hipfire spread increased
    • Removed barrel attachment slot
    • Reduced headshot damage multiplier from 1.75 to 1.5
    • Reduced headshot distance from 64m to 57m
    • Increased reload time from 3.2 to 3.4
    • Draw time increased to 0.8 from 0.7
    • Holster time increased to 0.75 to 0.65
    • Raise time increased to 0.65 from 0.55
    • Lower time increased to 0.6 from 0.5
  • Mastiff
    • Tightened blast pattern
    • Ammo capacity reduced from 6 to 4
    • Stockpile ammo: 28
    • Damage per pellet increased from 11 to 14
    • Increased pellet size
    • Fire Rate increased from 1.1 to 1.2
  • Cells & Syringes
    • Cells and Syringe spawn rates have been lowered by about 18%
  • Rampart Improvements
    • Sheila spin-up time decreased from 1.75s to 1.25s
    • Amped Cover deploy health increased from 45 to 120
    • Amped Cover deploy time decreased from 4.25 to 3.6

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  • Valkyrie
    • Can no longer freely spin while launching during Skyward Dive
  • Out of Bounds
    • When going out of bounds the following will be disabled:
      • Legends Abilities
      • Weapons, Ordinances and Survival Items
      • Healing items (Will not cancel mid-healing)
  • World’s Edge
    • Redesigned windows at Lava Siphon’s Control Tower to focus sightlines
    • Added some additional cover around Lava Siphon’s Lava Pit
    • Gondola loot has been tweaked. The chances of finding high-tier armor in them have been notably reduced. Climatizer and Lava Siphon will still remain as High Tier Loot POIs

Apex Legends Patch Notes: Storm Point Map Update 

Apex Legends Patch Notes: Storm Point Map Update 

Storm Point Map is the first map update to Storm Point that intends to add new content and upgrade map features without deleting anything. Keep on reading to know what this Storm Point Map update Apex Legends patch notes bring in to you in Apex Legends Season 13:

  • NEW POI – Downed Beast
    • Located between North Pad, Checkpoint, and The Mill
  • New Map Extension – IMC Armories
    • Located near The Mill, Gale Station, Lightning Rod, and The Wall
    • More information: Apex Legends’ Season 13 Storm Point IMC Armories are one-use per game
    • More information: Apex Legends’ Storm Point IMC Armory feature is third party proof
  • Quality of Life changes
    • New Prowler camp near Cenote
    • Dynamic changes to Prowler camp near The Mill
    • Improved Spider Nest near Command Centre

Apex Legends Patch Notes: Rank Reloaded 

The upgraded version of the rank system: Apex legends Saviors has brought in a lot of tier demotions, entry cost adjustments, and a rework of Ranked Points to encourage teamwork. Season 13 of Apex Legends ranked systems with new upgrades in Apex Legends Patch Notes is filled with surprises. Here is what you can expect from Ranked Reloaded Apex Legends Patch Notes:

  1. Kill RP Cap is removed
  2. Base value of each kill is worth increasingly less, down to a minimum
  3. Assist Timer: 10 seconds → 15 seconds
  4. Assist Timers are refreshed upon player’s revival

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  1. Tier Demotion Protection available up to 3 games lost after promotion into a higher tier
  2. Players can demote out of a tier, halfway down to the previous division. (Masters → 50% of Diamond 1)
  3. 100 RP Tier Promotion Bonus
  4. Entry cost increases on promotion into a new division
  5. Masters+ entry costs further increase with total RP (5 RP every 1,000 RP beyond Master Threshold up to 175 RP)
  6. New introductory ‘Rookie’ tier
  7. Bronze now has entry costs of 1,000 RP
  8. RP thresholds for all tiers and divisions adjusted. Length of each division is increased by 200RP.

Apex Legends Patch Notes: Custom Match System 

The latest Custom Match system Apex Legends Patch Notes is replacing the current Private Match system that is available for everyone.

  • Custom Match QOL improvements:
  • UI & Design Improvements.
  • Custom Match now saves Team Names & Match Settings when returning from match to lobby.
  • Match flow improvements.
  • Added new launch parameters to pre-select viewing targets for Observer.
  • Updated the color pallet used by Observers when viewing teams (Map Overview + Highlights)
  • Additionally, fixed the color duplication issue previously seen on the map overview
  • Updated the Team Eliminated Text with a unique color for Anonymous Mode in Custom Match.

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How Many MB Is The New Apex Legends 1.96 Update, Season 13?

The latest Apex Legends 1.96 Update, Season 13 requires the following MB for all the three platforms:

  • PlayStation 700 MB
  • Xbox 700 MB
  • PC 700 MB

This means that you don’t require a lot of effort to download and install this new Apex Legends 1.96 update. 

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Wrapping Up

Well, that is all there really is to the latest Apex Legends Patch Notes for season 13. We would suggest that you keep checking our article because we will definitely be updating it with any mid-season updates. If you wanna check out more, feel free to check out our other guides on How To Get Heirloom Shards In Apex Legends or How to Unlock Fade in Apex Legends Mobile. In case you have any more doubts, feel free to drop a comment. 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the next heirloom in Apex Legends?

The next heirloom in Apex Legends is a staff for Valkyrie.

2. How did Wraith get her abilities?

Wraith got her abilities from Titanfall 2’s Phase Shift tactics.

3. Who is the oldest Legend in Apex Legends?

Revenant is the oldest Legend in Apex Legends. He is 313 years old.


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