Respawn Will Ban ‘Piggy-Backing’ Apex Legends Gamers


Respawn will quickly be bringing out the Banhammer for Piggy-Backers.

Respawn is cracking down on “Piggy-Backing” in Apex Legends and can ban gamers who make the most of the approach that includes gamers not truly collaborating in a match however utilizing their teammates to “carry them to a superb place and stage up quicker.”

Jayfresh, Respawn’s neighborhood supervisor, took to Reddit to present some updates to points the workforce is at the moment engaged on for Apex Legends, together with the aforementioned Piggy-Backing.

Based on Respawn, Piggy-Backing is “when a participant drafts off different gamers within the squad to hold them to a superb place and stage up quicker however would not truly take part within the match [meaning they never collect a weapon, fire a shot, don’t deal any damage, etc].”

Respawn investigated what number of matches had been being affected by this habits and determined that it’s a prevalent problem that warrants “instituting temp bans for gamers that exhibit piggy-backing habits and excessive circumstances might result in a everlasting ban.”

There isn’t any phrase on when these bans will start happening, however Respawn wished to present its participant base a heads up earlier than they create out the Banhammer.

The replace by Respawn additionally mentioned hit registration points, gradual mo at begin of matches, audio issues, PS4 crashes after the replace and extra.

Respawn additionally not too long ago addressed its replace plans and that whereas it’s “100% dedicated to the long-term progress of Apex Legends,” it values the well being of its workforce and places a “concentrate on high quality of content material over novelty or velocity of launch.”

With all that being stated, it did reveal that we might be seeing the reveal of Season 2 of Apex Legends at EA Play throughout E3.

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Adam Bankhurst is a information author for IGN who desires a Banhammer. You’ll be able to comply with him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst.

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