Apex Legends Guide: How To Check Ping and Change Data Center For PS4 and Xbox One
Apex Legends is quickly racing to the top of the Battle Royale genre. As a multiple-oriented game, ping is important to Apex Legends and we will show you how you can check it and change your data center on PS4 and Xbox One.
Before we start, there is already a similar method available on PC so if you are looking for information on that platform, make sure to read the article to find out any details around it. Now without further ado, here is how you can check Apex Legends ping and change your data center on PS4 and Xbox One.
Apex Legends Ping On PS4 and Xbox One: How To Change Data Center?
Follow these simple steps to check your ping and change Apex Legends data center on PS4 or Xbox One. Do this if you are experiencing lag in Apex Legends.
- On the main menu screen, stay idle for at least 2 minutes
- Enter accessibility settings from the menu and then exit them
- Press the R3 button (Click right stick on Xbox One) after exiting from the accessibility settings
- This will show up a new menu that shows data center and pings for each of them
This is how the menu looks in action so have a look at it below. You can see the ping respective to your location so pick a data center that has the lowest ping to get the least amount of lag.
So that ends this guide and should explain how you can check ping to change data center for Apex Legends on PS4 or Xbox One. You can now enjoy the best experience possible depending on your location to the nearest data center. Alternatively, you can check out the pings and server status this fan website.
One thing that you should keep in mind is that both ping and packet loss is important for a multiplayer game. Packet loss basically means that the data being transmitted to and fro from the server is not efficient so pick a data center that offers minimal packet loss.
Respawn Entertainment has recently released a fix for an issue related to Apex Legends crashing on Xbox One. The game will also get new modes and maps in future content updates. The game is set in the same universe as Titanfall and was rumored to have been released in favor of Titanfall 3.