Apex Legends announces Ranked play changes coming in Season 8

Some long-awaited changes are arriving in Ranked play with Apex Legends Season 8 – Mayhem, including matchmaking improvements for lower-ranked players.

Season 8 is set to begin on Feb. 2 and fans are anxiously awaiting what Respawn Entertainment has planned. There’s more content than ever coming with the new installment and that doesn’t even include the patch notes that haven’t been released yet.

Along with a new legend, weapon, and revamped Kings Canyon, Respawn is making some adjustments to Ranked play. Also, the developers announced that a fan-favorite reward is returning for Season 8. Keep reading below to see all of the changes arriving with the new season.

Apex Legends Season 8 Ranked play changes

In the days leading up to Season 8, Respawn has been posting blogs to update fans on what to expect. Today, the blog post surrounded Ranked play and all of the changes that the developers made to improve the experience for players.

However, before the devs dove into the changes, they went over some of the goals they have for Ranked in Season 8. To sum up, a better environment for the divisions in Diamond and above and improved matchmaking quality for all divisions are the key goals. Many players are certainly hoping those goals aren’t just words.

Below, you can see the list of changes Respawn is implementing for Ranked play in Apex Legends Season 8.

The full Ranked play system for Season 8. Image via EA