TSM FTX’s ImperialHal Calls Apex Legends “Fortnite 2.0”
TSM FTX’s Phillip ‘ImperialHal’ Dosen is among the finest in-game leaders on this planet and one of many greatest Apex Legends streamers. Following the discharge of Season 10, Hal feels that the sport is in a “one-dimensional state” and he needs the brand new content material creators and gamers would learn about it. There was an enormous inflow of gamers in Apex Legends following the launch of Season 10 in addition to among the greatest Twitch streamers together with TimTheTatman and NICKMERCS transferring to the sport from Warzone. Whereas a variety of the ex-Warzone content material creators are pleased with the sport, Hal doesn’t appear happy with the present meta.
Why Apex Legends professionals are sad with Season 10
The present meta revolves round Seer, the sport’s latest legend. Bloodhound, the sport’s earlier tracker character, has entry to a tactical skill that enables gamers to scan areas inside a restricted radius and spot enemies. Seer’s tactical skill affords a really comparable mechanic nevertheless it not solely spots enemies, but in addition stuns them, offers 10 harm, cancels revives and therapeutic, and divulges their defend and well being bars. Many gamers see this as a direct energy creep and Respawn Leisure has acknowledged the problem and will likely be deploying nerfs quickly.
Mac “Albralelie” Beckwith who can be part of TSM FTX as a content material creator and performs competitively part-time with Cloud9, talked about how oppressive Seer is within the present meta. He revealed that Seer could be the primary character to be banned in tournaments due to how overtuned he’s.
Mac laid out some gameplay examples speaking about conditions the place Seer can really feel oppressive. He mentioned, “Play edge? Cannot heal in case you take any harm. Play zone? Get pleasure from having no therapeutic economic system because you’re simply getting q spammed by your entire foyer. Oh, one in every of you went down? Each different Seer simply noticed that and is now going to collectively Q you repeatedly, greater than doubtless killing your knocked participant.”
Respawn gameplay engineer, Travis Nordin mentioned throughout a Reddit AMA, “Seer has launched sturdy, which was the hope. He is additionally introduced a variety of new gameplay parts to the sport which has pushed a variety of dialogue with gamers, which is nice to see. With that being mentioned (Seer) might be a bit too sturdy in the meanwhile and can (obtain) some stability updates in an upcoming patch.”
Along with Seer, the weapon meta may require adjustments however Respawn confirmed in its AMA that it will likely be monitoring the gun stability additional earlier than making any adjustments. Adjustments to weapons are unlikely to point out up within the subsequent Apex Legends patch.