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Apex Legends Update 1.85 Patch Notes Today (December 16)

A new Apex patch has been deployed!

December 16, 2021

A brand new Apex Legends update began rolling out for all supported platforms today (December 16), bringing the game to version 1.85 with some important changes and bug fixes.

Players will be required to download a small patch before they can jump back online. Whilst you wait for your download to complete, check out all of the details for the December 16 Apex Legends update below, including the official patch notes.

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Apex Legends Update 1.85

Today’s patch includes a variety of bug fixes, such as players being unable to ping in deathboxes and most importantly, a fix for a recent explot surrounding the Rampage LMG and Sentinel.

In the past few weeks, players had somehow found a way to charge up the Rampage LMG and Sentinel infinitely, making the weapons incredibly overpowered and unbalanced.

Plenty of other fixes and quality of life improvements are included in today’s update, with full details being in the patch notes further down this article. However, don’t expect any new content to arrive in today’s update, as it was just last week that the Raiders Collection Event kicked off in-game.

The event has only got less than a week remaining, as it is set to end on December 21st, so make sure you jump in and make the most of the Winter Express and all of the new pirate-themed skins up for grabs.

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Apex Legends 1.85 Patch Notes

Below you will find the official patch notes for the December 16 Apex Legends update, which brings the game to version 1.85 with the following bug fixes:

  • A variety of client and server errors
  • Custom reticle colors resetting in some instances
  • Controller players being unable to ping in deathboxes or Loba’s Black Market
  • An explot to retain cells/thermite used while charging the Rampage or Sentinel
  • An issue with the Wave Shift Wraith skin
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