The version 1.1 patch for Apex Legends
that went live a
few days ago
included penalties for players who
leave matches early that's now been removed (thanks
). Respawn fully intends to incorporate such an early leaver
penalty down the road, but did not intend for it to go live just yet, hence the
This post on Reddit
explains what happened:
So internally, we have
been working on and testing this feature but it wasn't our intention or plan to
have it go live with the update that went out today. There was a piece of script
that was missing and caused the leaving match early penalty to be turned on when
it shouldn't be. That's why it wasn't in the patch notes.
We updated the script, tested with QA and it's now disabled for all platforms.
We don't have an ETA for if or when this would come out for real. Apologies for