Apex Legends studio Respawn Leisure introduced adjustments coming to the Ranked mode within the battle royale title for the upcoming Season 8.
The developer first revealed the share of gamers between all of the tiers earned through the second half of Season 7 with most tiers receiving a better proportion, besides Bronze and Gold tiers, than in Season 6:
- 16.35% Bronze (17.76%)
- 23.86% Silver (26.23%)
- 32.09% Gold (36.25%)
- 23.13% Platinum (17.75%)
- 4.37% Diamond (1.89%)
- 0.20% Grasp & Apex Predator (0.12%)
For Season 8, Respawn plans to create an even bigger pool of gamers for Diamond, Grasp, and Apex Predator tiers. The thought is to enhance the standard of matches by filling in gamers of the identical rank and be competitively honest.
A few of the adjustments in-game embody incomes placement Ranked Factors (RP) at 13 groups left as a substitute of 10, elevating the kill/help depend to 6 for extra RP, and growing the time to earn an help on a kill to 10 seconds.
Adjustments to matchmaking itself embody growing the Apex Predator rank to the highest 750 gamers than the present 500, and making it so gamers beneath Diamond ranked tier will matchmake “extra usually inside their very own Ranks.”
Season 8 ranked gamers might be taking part in on the Kings Canyon map till March 23 for the primary half of the season, and the second half will happen on Olympus. The World’s Edge map is not going to be on this ranked season, however will return in a “later season.”
Season 8: Mayhem will start in Apex Legends subsequent week on Feb. 2 on all platforms. The brand new season will add new character Fuse, a brand new a lever-action rifle weapon, new attachments, and a retooled Kings Canyon map.