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Respawn plans to shake-up the Apex Legends weapon meta in Season 2 – Daily Esports

The EA Play 2019 Apex Legends Season 2 preview confirmed off loads of the adjustments coming to the sport. Still, Respawn didn’t reveal something about the mysterious fifth tools slot just lately added to the sport. The Wattson gameplay footage did briefly flash the slot in Respawn’s inner model of the sport, although. It now seems it may be for ammo belts.

New ammo kind?

A latest leak – which you’ll see beneath – exhibits what seem to be the identical icon seen in the Apex gameplay trailer. According to the leak, these are placeholder icons discovered in the sport’s recordsdata. They additionally seem to present a brand new ammo kind.

Data-mine leak shows potential new ammo type as well ammo belt equipment icon

We can’t verify whether or not this leak is legit, or what it could imply whether it is. The icon is extraordinarily related to the one seen in the gameplay trailer, nonetheless, which you’ll see in the decrease proper nook of the picture beneath. This has led some individuals to speculate it is going to certainly be an ammo belt. Either approach, we almost definitely gained’t know the perform of this new tools kind till the launch of Season 2.

Apex Legends Season 2 Wattson gameplay footage showed the mysterious fifth equipment typeApex Legends Season 2 Wattson gameplay footage showed the mysterious fifth equipment type

The Mozambique won’t be a meme in Season 2

There are loads of different weapon-related adjustments coming to Apex Legends in Season 2. “We are changing some of the meta balance of weapons to try and buff up some of the weaker weapons,” mentioned lead producer Drew McCoy. He additionally talked about that two new hop-ups shall be added to the sport.

McCoy went on to jokingly suggest that the Mozambique shall be buffed to the level of being “usable.” That’s going to be a fairly large buff. A latest knowledge-mine leak uncovered that Apex will even get gold variants of the shotgun bolt and sniper inventory attachments. Perhaps the gold bolt shall be the merchandise that pushes the Mozambique over the edge into “usable” territory?

Apex Legends Mozambique

Apex Legends Mozambique

The L-Star

Of course, there’s additionally the L-star, which is making its return from Titanfall 2. Today’s reveal trailer confirmed off the weapon’s monstrous potential and distinctive properties. It’s a full-auto weapon with a 60-round journal and an especially excessive injury-per-second profile.

The whole carried ammunition will probably be 180 rounds, as the trailer confirmed off a specs display screen saying “60 round magazine [x3].” To make up for its superiority, the L-Star “plasma-fueled EMG” could have an overheat mechanic. We don’t know the specifics but, however in the reveal trailer, the weapon appeared to cease and play a cool-down animation after firing 30 photographs.

McCoy additionally confirmed that the L-Star shall be ready to injury and break doorways. That will make it the first Apex Legends gun able to doing so. It additionally means the gun shall be very potent in sure compounds, like Slum Lakes. It’s additionally value noting, although, that the L-Star’s projectiles appear to journey very slowly, that means that main your photographs will play an enormous position in utilizing the L-Star successfully.

Thankfully, the weapon will even be troublesome to come up with. McCoy acknowledged that it’ll solely be discovered in provide drops due to its “overpowered” nature.



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