“We do not have an ETA for if or when this might come out for actual.”
Apex Legends not too long ago had a Quitter Penalty characteristic added to the sport which might penalize those that left video games early in succession, nevertheless it seems this was not purported to go dwell and Respawn has no “ETA for if or when this might come out for actual.”
As reported by Sport Informer, this characteristic was by accident included in a latest patch and would give gamers a five-minute cooldown between matches in the event that they had been discovered to have stop mid-match for 3 or extra occasions in a row.
This penalty wouldn’t apply to gamers who stop with no full squad or for individuals who have already been eradicated. The main focus of this might be for individuals who are continuously quitting and leaving their teammates in a troublesome spot.
As beforehand talked about, nevertheless, this was not deliberate to go dwell, and Respawn neighborhood supervisor Jayfresh took to Reddit to elucidate the error in additional element.
“So internally, we’ve got been engaged on and testing this characteristic nevertheless it wasn’t our intention or plan to have it go dwell with the replace that went out at present,” Jayfresh stated. “There was a bit of script that was lacking and prompted the leaving match early penalty to be turned on when it should not be. That is why it wasn’t within the patch notes.”
“We up to date the script, examined with QA and it is now disabled for all platforms. We do not have an ETA for if or when this might come out for actual. Apologies for the confusion.”
So, as of now, there isn’t any phrase on if this Quitter Penalty or some variation of it is going to ever make it into Apex Legends. Nevertheless, it is a good signal to know they’re working ever in direction of bettering the neighborhood that crossed 50 million gamers final month.
For extra on Apex Legends, make sure you take a look at our rating of each Season 1 Legend and the information that a second new Apex Legend can be added to the sport throughout its first season.
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Adam Bankhurst is a information author for IGN who hopes this penalty is added to the sport quickly as discouraging foul play is at all times an excellent factor. You may comply with him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.