Apex Legends Update – Valkyrie Adjustments & Arena Leaver Penalties

Here are changes that have been made in the Apex update a few hours ago.

A new legend is introduced to Apex Legends in every season and at the start of this season, Kairi Imahara, better known as Valkyrie, was the newest addition to the Apex Games. At the start, there were some issues with Valkyrie in the Firing Range, so she was disabled until there was a fix, and in the last update, players could use Valkyrie in this mode.

Respawn had also mentioned in the last update that there would be some changes to the newest mode, Arenas. If you didn’t already know, Arenas is a new mode where two teams of three fight each other to be the last squad standing. Players are given materials in each round to spend on materials, weapons, healing items and more.

Apex Arenas mode

Apex Valkyrie Adjustments – 27th May

As previously mentioned, there have been some fixes made to Valkyrie as she was unplayable in the Firing Range when she was first released. A new adjustment has been made to Valkyrie, which is, “Hovering while using Valk’s tactical now consumes the same amount of fuel compared to hovering while not using her tactical. This is a balance change meant to address Valkyrie players staying out of the fight for extended periods of time in late-game circles.”

Apex Valkyrie

There have been some other fixed made in this update, which can be seen below:

  • Switch fixes:
    • Fixed an issue with Switch users being kicked from the game due to system clock manipulation.
    • Added a missing confirmation message after purchasing the Bloodhound x Lifeline edition.
  • Arenas
    • Fixed the “Win X rounds in Arenas” challenges not tracking wins correctly.
  • Other:
    • Fixed a flickering issue caused by Legends with light effect in the lobby.
    • Miscellaneous stability fixes.

Arenas Leaver Penalties

Arenas has proven to be a very popular mode in Apex, however there are some players that have been leaving this mode, ruining some players win streak. Respawn are aware of this and stated they…