Insane Apex Legends bug gives pro player “pay-to-win” iron sight in Season 14

Joseph Pascoulis
apex legends r-99Respawn Entertainment

An Apex Legends bug gave pro player aceu “pay-to-win” iron sights on the R-99 in Season 14.

Apex Legends has many skins and cosmetics for weapons, with seasonal updates and Collection Events bringing more every season.

While not every skin alters the iron sights of a weapon, there are many in the game that are considered pay-to-win, as they make the iron sight much cleaner than the default.

Although Apex Legends Season 14 is yet to bring one of these “pay-to-win” skins, pro Apex player aceu discovered a crazy bug that gave him an unbelievably clean iron sight for the R-99.

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During his August 30 stream, aceu noticed that his R-99 looked different when aiming down his sights. While the player was already using a “pay-to-win” skin on the R-99, this bug made the iron sights even better.

The Twitch star said, “what the f**k?! Wait, the R99, they changed the iron sight. It’s more pay to win.”

As you can see in the video, the R-99’s iron sight essentially disappears, leaving just a clean dot for a reticle. This bug leaves loads of space for the pro to see the enemies he’s shooting at clearly, making it even “more pay-to-win,” as the pro puts it.

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After switching to his secondary and then back to the R-99, the iron sights return to normal, to which the NRG affiliate aceu reacts by saying “Nooooooo! I had the best bug in the world and now it’s un-bugged.”

It’s unclear why this bug appears, but clearly switching from the weapon causes the bug to disappear. Although it isn’t the greatest advantage and is only a small bug, Respawn will likely look into this and provide a fix.

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Image Credits: Respawn Entertainment

About The Author

After graduating from the University of Southampton, Joseph joined CharlieIntel as a Games Writer after a short stint of freelance journalism. Joseph enjoys most genres of games and will play anything that sparks his interest, but his expertise lies within the FPS category, specifically Apex Legends. If Joey isn't writing about games, then he's most likely playing them. You can contact Joseph at [email protected]