Are Apex Legends servers down? - How to check server status

Screenshot showing Apexl Legends logo on black and grey background
Credit: Respawn Entertainment

Screenshot showing Apexl Legends logo on black and grey background
Credit: Respawn Entertainment

Looking for information on the Apex Legends server status? We've got you covered with everything you need to know if the Apex Legends servers are experiencing issues over the course of Season 17.

The latest season for Respawn Entertainment's battle royale is well underway and as players continue to master Ballistic and work through the weapon mastery challenges, there are few things that are more frustrating than being unable to drop into the action.

Before we take a closer look at the Apex Legends server status, don't forget to check out our Apex Legends tier list revealing the best Legends to use in casual and competitive matches.

Are the Apex Legends servers down?

According to Respawn, the Apex Legends servers are working as intended meaning you can drop into the action without experiencing any issues. However, there have been plenty of reports from many struggling to access the game.

Once we hear more, we'll update the guide with everything you need to know.

How to check if the Apex Legends servers are down

Check official channels

Your first port of call should be to check the games official social media channels. These are normally kept up to date on any issues or outages. So before you give up on the game, check the Apex Legends Twitter account for any additional information. It could be that the devs or EA Help team have identified the issue and is about to roll out a fix.

Check DownDetector

When the team at Respawn or EA Help haven't been quick enough to acknowledge any issues it's also worth checking in with DownDetector.

This independent website tracks outages for a whole heap of services, from games to banks and services like Netflix. If there's a huge swell of complaints about a service, DownDector will more than likely have updates on the situation. It also displays a whole bunch of fellow users complaining about the service on Twitter and Facebook. At least that way you know it's not just you and other players who are experiencing issues. It won't necessarily fix the issue, but at least you'll know the issues are widespread and not isolated to just your connection.

Enable Twitter Alerts

It's also advisable to have alerts set up for the Twitter account Apex Legends Status. Generally speaking, this account will keep you briefed on any ongoing issues with the game as they develop. Not to mention updates on when the service has stabilised and is working once again.

That's all there is to know about the Apex Legends server status. For more, check out our Apex Legends weapon tier list highlighting the best guns to use.

Originally written by James Wright. Updated by Jon Nicholson.

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