Apex Legends is constructed as a group sport, and whereas varied limited-time modes have supplied completely different group sizes, there’s by no means been a everlasting strategy to play solo. That’s lastly altering with the Chaos Theory Collection Event replace, which provides no-fill matchmaking to the sport. You’ll nonetheless be taking part in in the usual group modes, however now you can go solo with out getting matched right into a squad.
There’s going to be a ‘fill matchmaking’ checkbox subsequent to the mode choose within the foyer. If you uncheck that field, you will go alone in your chosen mode. Solo versus squads of three in trios, for instance. You may go no-fill with a celebration, if you wish to, say, play in a duo squad towards trios.
This will solely work in customary modes – not ranked – and the devs say there will be a most of six no-fill gamers in anyone match. Still, this will present you a terrific strategy to mop up challenges, rapidly get into heat up fights, or experiment with new weapons or characters with out the strain of supporting a complete group.
“We nonetheless strongly consider that, at its finest, Apex Legends is a sport about teamplay,” the devs say within the announcement weblog. “But we’re launching this No-Fill matchmaking as an possibility for solo gamers as a result of we expect it offers plenty of inventive alternatives for you to play the sport your manner.”
Apex Legends depends much more on complementary hero skills than different battle royale video games, so it is sensible that Respawn is holding the deal with teamplay. Still, it’s good to see gamers preferring to go it a lone getting some choices.