How to change Apex Legends server and ping - On PS4, PC and Xbox

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 ad-free on February 4, 2019 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows, and in March of this year, it arrived on the Nintendo Switch.

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

When you are thrown on the map you don't have any kind of weapon, you have to look for it when you reach the virtual land and as the game progresses the sand decreases in size to move the players and find yourself among the opponents.

How to set up and modify the server in Apex Legends in minutes

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

Yes PS4

  • To get started you need to properly turn on the console and open the game as you normally do to play with friends.
  • Then stay on the main Apex Legends screen for a couple of minutes without touching any buttons.
  • After a few minutes, you simply have to access the menu accessibility settings and get out of there quickly.
  • To continue, simply press R3 (i.e. press the controller's right joystick) immediately after exiting the accessibility settings.

How to change Apex Legends server and ping - On PS4, PC and Xbox

  • After that, you will see a new window appear where you can select the servers with the highest connection speed.
  • You simply have to scroll through the list of servers until you find one with the fewest pings, as this is what we are looking for to improve fluency in online games.

From the PC

In this case, the procedure for change Apex Legends server and ping on your computer it's similar to the steps we explained earlier to do the same but from PS4 and Xbox One.

  • First of all, you need to turn on your computer, open the Apex Legends game and wait a few minutes for the main screen to load.
  • Then you have to wait for two minutes to pass and press the 'Esc' key on your keyboard and you will see that a warning appears in which the game asks us if we want to go to the desktop. Here you have to select the option that says "Cancel" and then you will be redirected to the main Apex Legends screen.
  • Now you just have to select an option called 'Data Center' which 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 from all countries where the ping number of each will also be displayed.
  • Then, you need to click on the server that has the lowest ping number, as this way you will be able to speed up the internet speed to the maximum during each game.
  • Finally, all you have to do is go back to the main menu and wait for the game to load properly.

From Xbox

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

  • Start the game on the console and in front of the image where Continue appears, wait about 90 seconds and then press the A key
  • The game will restart and when it does, press the button B many times
  • You will return to the main screen and an option called Data Center will appear at the bottom left, sign in.
  • Then a new window will open with a list of servers, select the server you want and that's it.

How to change Apex Legends server and ping - On PS4, PC and Xbox

Tips to reduce ping and improve connection in Apex Legends

Here we will show you several alternatives that you need for 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 don't know, play Apex Legends from PC, PS4 or Xbox One connected 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, as this will increase the connection speed and therefore games will not have any lag problems.

Take a speed test

The most common reason users complain when playing Apex Legends is because they have a very slow connection speed. So to know if the problem has to do with your connection, you simply need to run an internet speed test. To do this, you need to search the Internet for some of the famous pages that will do this test in minutes.

Restart the console, computer and router

Sometimes it is useful restart these computers, since when yes restarts, both the drivers and the firmware should work perfectly. This alternative is also used to restore the connection in case the internet fails.

The best Apex Legends servers

The server total for Apex Legends is quite large and we have a huge variety to choose from, some of the most notable are:

  • Salt lake city
  • Oregon - GCE 1
  • Oregon - GCE 2
  • St. Louis
  • Dallas
  • Lowa - GCE 1
  • Lowa - GCE 2
  • New York
  • South Carolina - GCE
  • New York
  • South Carolina - GCE
  • London
  • Amsterdam
  • Belgium - ECM 1
  • Frankfurt 2
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan – ECM 1
  • Taiwan – ECM 2
  • Singapore 486066
  • Singapore – ECM 1
  • Tokyo
  • Tokyo - GCE 1
  • Tokyo – ECM 3
  • Sydney
  • Sydney 1
  • Sydney 2

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

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