Apex Legends Update 1.000.006 Brings PS5 Version Live; Here’s How to Upgrade

apex legends update 1.000.006

Respawn Entertainment has released the Apex Legends update 1.000.006 patch today, and this one is for enhancements to the PS5 version of the game and so much more! Check out the full Apex Legends March 29 update patch notes below.

Apex Legends Update 1.000.006 Patch Notes | Apex Legends March 29 Update Patch Notes:

Warriors Collection Event

  • Control is Back – The limited-time 9v9 mode Control is returning for two weeks, this time with the addition of Caustic Treatment on Kings Canyon.

  • The Caustic Treatment – Caustic Treatment has been converted into a three-point battleground for control over Kings Canyon. The battleground now comes equipped with additional cover, ziplines, skydive launchers, a hover tank and more to allow for increased balance and improved flow.

  • New Arenas Map: Drop-Off – The new map towers high above the Malta skyline at the fully-automated Hammond Manufacturing Tower. Codenamed Drop-Off, Arenas fighters covertly commandeer the place at night for fierce matches under the smoggy skies.

  • Event Items – The event introduces a new set of 24 themed, limited-time cosmetics, including skins such as the “Synthetic Huntress” Ash Skin, “Riding Dirty” Octane Skin, “Jewel Olympus” Horizon Skin, “Combat Survivalist” Lifeline and more.

  • Reward Tracker – Each week of the event has its own rewards track. Players can earn points and refresh their challenges everyday. The Warriors Collection Event will also feature a stretch challenge that rewards four unique badges if players complete them during the event.

NEXT-GEN UPDATES

This patch is also bringing some sweet updates for Playstation 5 and Xbox Series X|S owners. On March 29, we will be launching the native next-gen versions of Apex Legends. You will be able to play your favorite game in native 4K (PS5 & Xbox Series X) along with the game being outputted in glorious HDR. Additionally, we are planning support for more next-gen features in future updates.

Improvements over back-compat versions:

  • 4K output
          PS5 & Xbox Series X
  • Full 60hz gameplay
          PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
  • HDR
          PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
  • Higher resolution shadow maps
          PS5 & Xbox Series X
  • Greater LOD distances
          PS5 & Xbox Series X

Coming in future updates:

  • 120hz gameplay
          PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
  • Adaptive triggers
          PS5
  • Haptics
          PS5
  • Visual Improvements
          PS5 & Xbox Series X|S
  • Audio Improvements
          PS5 & Xbox Series X|S

CONTROL MODE UPDATES:

  • Fixed issue where players would not be able to see or select spawn points on the Spawn Menu after dying while stimmed as Octane.
  • Removed the Turbo Charger from Purple Tier weapons – Players have to get their Ratings up to Gold Tier in order to get it.
  • Several crash fixes to help with mode stability.
  • Fixed a UI bug where Mythic ammo icon appears on non-crate weapons when auto-reloaded.
  • Fix for ammo disappearing from Rampart’s mobile Sheila when firing.

G7 SCOUT

  • Double Tap burst fire delay reduced from 0.475 to 0.375.
  • Double Tap recoil improvements.
  • Ammo reserves increased from 120 to 140.

HOP-UPS SPAWN RATE ADJUSTMENTS

  • Increased spawn rate for Hammerpoint Rounds and Kinetic Feeder.
  • Reduced spawn rate for Deadeye’s Tempo, Shatter Caps, and Boosted Loader.

BUG FIXES:

  • Fixed frame jitter that could appear while spectating a match.
  • Fixed issue where Precision Choke was disabled by default on Golden TripleTake.
  • Fixed issue where players could leave at the start of a match without being penalized.
  • Fixed hack where players were able to duel-wield weapons.
  • Fixed bug where players would not receive assist credit when damaging Gibraltar’s arm shield.
  • Fix for bug when Crypto’s animation would glitch after using a finisher while in death protection.
  • Fixed bug where players were unable to perform Ash’s skydive emote.
  • Fixed bug where the Leaver Penalty warning would always show two minutes regardless of how many times you’ve disconnected.
  • Fixed bug where damaging MRVN would count towards upgrading your Evo Shield.
  • Fix for cases where Crypto can throw out multiple drones.
  • Fix for cases where Pathfinder is able to grapple enemies indefinitely.
  • Fix for cases where players are able to reset Wraith’s Tactical cooldown by ending her phasing while entering an Ash’s Portal.
  • Fix for visual inconsistencies in Bloodhound’s Cyber Hunt skin.
  • Arenas: Fix for a bug where music could cut off at the start of a match in Habitat 4.
  • Arenas: Fix for visual bug where Legend abilities would stay onscreen during a match.
  • Various fixes to charging systems in weapons to work more consistently and by design.
  • Fix for cases where players could remove bullet spread when using ziplines.
  • Fix for visual inconsistencies in reactive weapons after activating.
  • Fix for cases where Wattson’s Ultimate’s shield regen would work through some windows in Command Center.
  • Tropics Map: Fix for cases where players can be launched by Gravity Cannon while below it.
  • Added tracker for “Battle Royale Wins”.

How to upgrade Apex Legends for PS5:

For PS5 Owners who already have Apex Legends installed:

  1. Navigate to the Game Hub for Apex Legends on the PS5 dashboard.
  2. Press the “Options” button next to “Play Game” (represented by “…” inside the Game Hub).
  3. Press “Select Version” and choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.
  4. Once the download is complete, navigate to the Game Library to delete the PS4 version.

For PS5 Owners who do not currently have Apex Legends installed:

  1. Navigate to the “Your Collection” tab of the Game Library on the PS5 dashboard.
  2. Find Apex Legends in your list of games and select it.
  3. When prompted, choose the PS5 version to download the updated next-gen version.

How to upgrade Apex Legends for Xbox Series X|S:

For Xbox Series X/S Owners:

Apex Legends uses Smart Delivery on Xbox consoles. The best version of the game is automatically delivered to your console, regardless of generation – no extra steps are required from you.

That’s it for the patch. If there are any more additions or changes, we’ll be sure to let our readers know.

Source: EA

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