Apex Legends Season 14 Early Patch Notes are out now. 

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Apex Legends Season 14 Early Patch Notes

Nutan Lele
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Apex Legends Season 14 will bring new Legend Vantage and Kings Canyon to the game.
Season 14 also brings a level cap increase and a number of weapon changes.

Apex Legends Season 14 Hunted will bring a new Legend Vantage, map changes to Kings Canyon, and a number of major weapon changes and attachment additions to the game. Controversial Gold knockdown shields will also be making a return to competitive Apex Legends with self-revive removed and replaced with Guardian Angel. There are also a number of ranked changes coming with this patch. Details of these changes are not out yet, but Respawn will release the official patch notes a few days before the season goes live. Apex Legends Season 14 Hunted is expected to go live on 9th August, 2022.

Apex Legends Season 14 early patch notes

New Legend Vantage, a recon, sniper-focused Legend is coming to the game in Season 14 Hunted.

The Kings Canyon map will make a return to the rotation in Apex Legends Season 14. 

An overhauled Kings Canyon map will be returning to the rotation in Season 14 along with Skulltown coming back as a new POI (Point of Interest) called Relic. The overall map size will be increased along with other changes like the height of the Cage being lowered and less covered. Broken Relay will be renamed to Basin and is going to have new buildings. Kings Canyon as a whole will receive a number of lighting and visual updates.

Gameplay changes in Season 14

A much-requested level cap increase is coming to Apex Legends next season. The level cap will be increased with three new tiers of 1-500, making the effective level cap 2000. The game is also adding laser sights for pistols and SMGs as a barrel attachment. This will help increase hip fire accuracy. The reticles colors of the laser sights will be customizable. The Wingman will now use sniper ammo and mags instead of heavy ammo. The EVA-8 shotgun will receive a buff with a fire rate increase, and the ability to add stocks and the double-tap hop-up.

One of the biggest changes is the removal of Self-revive from the game. Golden Shields will now give players the Guardian Angel perk instead. Gold Backpack won’t have Guardian Angel anymore. It will be replaced with Deep Pockets, which allow more meds and shield batteries to be stacked. Deep Pockets will let players stack upto 3 med kits/shield batteries and 2 phoenix kits.

Season 14 Supply Drop weapons have been changed. The G7 Scout and Volt SMG will be now available as ground loot while the Bocek Bow and Rampage LMG shall be moved to the supply drops.


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Nutan is AFK Gaming's source for everything from Twitch to the Twitterati. Her focus lies in distilling esports content from around the world. As the former captain of Girlaxy India, she brings an experienced eye in analysing the League of Legends scene.


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