Apex Legends players are reporting that their progress isn't being saved in ranked play.
A thread posted to the official Apex Legends subreddit earlier today details the pain of one player who says that twice they've played ranked games today, seemingly progressed, only to drop down the ranks again after turning off their system.
"MASSIVE RANKED BUG", the post begins (thanks, DBLTAP). "I was playing ranked today and got to gold 4, I turned off my console and came back on and it said I was silver 2 again. But then I played one more game and it brought me up to silver 1 and still shows silver 2 on the side. Joining another match says I'm silver 2 again. WTF?"
They're not alone, either. Several players have jumped onto the thread to agree and share their own stories of lost progress, too.
"The same thing literally just happened to me. Grinded 600+ RP last night with two wins, hopped off feeling great, only to log back on this morning to see the same rank I was before grinding last night. I'm so frustrated!" said one player, while another added: "Happened to me today. Also on PS4. Researched the issue. This happened before.
"In April of this year, there was a bug in the data shard where players on that data shard couldn't save their progress they migrated the players from that shard onto another," they added. Someone needs to hit up Respawn on Twitter and get their attention, man."
As yet, Respawn has not responded to the thread, but we'll update as/when we hear more.
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