More recently, Respawn Entertainment announced its intention to remove the tap-strafe from Apex Legends, but it has now been decided to postpone this venture. According to the developers, they are faced with new problems, which is why it will not be possible to simply remove this mechanic.
“Our team recently discovered unexpected side effects in our planned tap-strafing changes. In this regard, in the 10.1 update, the mechanics of the tap-strafe will not be affected in any way, and our changes for later updates, ”said company representatives.
Recall that the news about the removal of one of the important chips of the move greatly excited the Apex Legends community, however, apparently, the developers do not intend to abandon their idea.
The @playapex team has recently discovered some unexpected side effects of our planned changes to tap-strafing.It is still our intention to address some of the most egregious use-cases of tap-strafing, but for now we are delaying our planned change to a later patch …
– Respawn (@Respawn) September 13, 2021