Check out the different uses of the Ping System! Find out about what pings are, which pings to use during different situations, & more to best communicate with your Squad!
What Is The Ping System?
Ability To Share Information With Your Squad
The Ping System is a tool that allows you to share specific types of information with your Squad in the push of a button. This can keep voice chat to a minimum, and will let you share useful information!
Pings Are Shown On The Screen
Pings put down by both you and your squad will be visible on-screen. This will allow for a quick and clear exchange of information for the whole team.
Essential When In Combat
The system allows you to share key information such as enemy positioning during battle, allowing you and your team to understand the current situation clearly!
Different Types Of Pings
Ping Type Table
|Signal Type||When to Use|
|Enemy||- When confirming an enemy visual|
- When footsteps can be heard nearby
|Traces of Enemy||- When doors are open|
- When Supply Boxes have been searched
|Go Here||- Suggesting locations, and moving to safe areas|
|Check Items Here||- When searching for items|
|Attack Here||- When attacking enemies|
|Defend Here||- When holding position against attacking enemies|
|Monitor Here||- When suspicious of enemy location|
Effective Use Of The Ping System
When Spotting Enemies
One of the most effective ways to use the Ping System is to ping enemy locations when you spot an opponent. This will alert your squad to possible attacks or ambushes so they can adjust to the situation accordingly.
When Sharing Weapons & Items With Squad
Remember that Apex Legends is a team game, so being greedy is not good. Remember to ping useful weapons & items to your team to help your squad optimize their loadout!
Cancelling Wrong Pings
Cancelling wrong pings is helpful to avoid confusing you and your team with the wrong information. If you made a mistake pinging a point-of-interest, you can cancel it by selecting it again.
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