How to Change the Server and Ping of Apex Legends – on Ps4, Pc and Xbox

Today we have brought you a short guide for you to learn how to change Apex Legends server and ping on PS4, PC and Xbox One in a few steps without many complications.

What is Apex Legends?

Apex Legends is a free first-person video game that belongs to the Battle Royale genre, created and developed by Respawn Entertainment and distributed by EA Games. It was released without any advertising on February 4, 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStattion 4 and Microsoft Windows and in March of this year it arrived on Nintendo Switch.

Like FORNITE and PUBG, the theme is based on an online player or team descending on an extensive map with a number of opponents varying between 60 and 100 and where the goal is to survive.

Being thrown on the map you do not have any weaponsYou will have to look for it when you reach virtual land and as the game progresses, the arena decreases its size in order to move the players and find themselves between opponents.

How to configure and change the server in Apex Legends in a few minutes

Next, in this first section we will show you in great detail the entire process that you must follow to the letter to change Apex Legends server and ping on PS4, PC and Xbox One quickly and easily.

From PS4

  • To start you have to turn on the console correctly, and open the game as you normally do to play games with friends.
  • Then stay on the Apex Legends main screen for a couple of minutes without touching any buttons.
  • After a few minutes, you simply have to enter menu accessibility settings and get out of there quickly.
  • To continue you just have to press R3 (that is, press the right joystick of the controller) right after you have exited the accessibility settings.

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  • After that, you will see that a new window appears where you can select the servers with the highest connection speed.
  • You just have to scroll down the list of servers until you find one that has the least number of pings, since this is what we are looking for to improve fluidity within online games.

From PC

In this case, the procedure for change Apex Legends server and ping on computer It is similar to the steps that we explained previously to do the same but from PS4 and Xbox One.

  • First of all, you have to turn on the computer, open the Apex Legends game and wait a few minutes for the main screen to load.
  • Then you must wait for two minutes to pass and press the ‘Esc’ key on the keyboard and you will see that a warning pops up where the game asks us if we want to go to the desktop. Here you must select the option that says ‘Cancel’ and then you will be redirected back to the Apex Legends main screen.
  • Now you just have to select an option called ‘Data Center’ that will be displayed at the bottom of the monitor.
  • To continue, you must select this option and in this way you will have access to a list of servers in all countries where the number of ping that each one has will also be displayed.
  • Then, you have to click on the server that has the lowest ping number, since this way you will be able to accelerate the speed of your internet to the maximum during each game.
  • To finish, you just have to go back to the main menu and wait for the game to load correctly.

From Xbox

In this case, the steps are similar to the PS4, practically only the name of the keys on the controller will change. Follow the steps below to configure and change the Apex Legends server from your Xbox

  • Start the game on the console and in front of the image where it appears Continue wait approximately 90 seconds and then press the button A
  • The game will start again and when it does, press the button B
  • You will return to the home screen and an option called Data center, access it.
  • Then a new window will open with a list of servers, select the server you want and that’s it.

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Tips to decrease ping and improve connection in Apex Legends

Here we will show you several alternatives that serve to decrease ping and improve the connection in Apex Legends without having to download any external programs.

Do not play connected to the WiFi network

In case you didn’t know, the fact play Apex Legends from PC, PS4 or Xbox One connecting to the internet via WiFi will make the connection much slower.

The best solution for this problem is to buy an Ethernet cable of the appropriate category, since this will increase the speed of the connection and therefore the games will not have any problem with lag.

Take a speed test

The most common reason users file complaints when playing games in Apex Legends is because they have a very low connection speed. So, to know if the problem has to do with your connection, you simply have to carry out an internet speed test. To do this, you must search the internet for some of the famous pages that will do this test in a few minutes.

Restart the console, the computer and the router

Sometimes it is useful restart these computersBecause when starting again, both the drivers and the firmware should work perfectly. Even this alternative is used to recover the connection in case your internet has failures.

Best servers in Apex Legends

The total of servers for Apex Legends is quite wide and we have a great variety to choose from, some of the most important are:

  • Salt lake city
  • Oregon – GCE 1
  • Oregon – GCE 2
  • Saint Loius
  • Dallas
  • Lowa – GCE 1
  • Lowa – GCE 2
  • New York
  • South Carolina – GCE
  • New York
  • South Carolina – GCE
  • London
  • Amsterdam
  • Belgium – CME 1
  • Frankfurt 2
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan – CME 1
  • Taiwan – CME 2
  • Singapore 1
  • Singapore – CME 1
  • Tokyo
  • Tokyo – GCE 1
  • Tokyo – CME 3
  • Sydney
  • Sydney 1
  • Sydney 2

They are all official Apex Legends serversHowever, the best server will depend on your country of residence, we recommend choosing the closest server and in this way you will have lower latency in ms (lower ping) to play better and without interruptions.

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