Apex Legends Players were thrilled to return to Kings Canyon after dark on Thursday night to get nostalgic about Skulltown, but the mode’s revival was ultimately hampered by a bizarre readiness error that prevented large groups of fighters from joining lobbies.

As can be seen in the screenshot above, the traditional Ready button just says “Select,” meaning those hoping for classic Kings Canyon action couldn’t. While the problems have largely subsided without direct comment from apexSome workarounds have been discovered by the developers at Respawn for those who are still experiencing issues as the lobbies fill up in the Friday morning hours. If this is what your screen looks like, try these tips to get a match.

  • Quit the game or reinstall it from scratch and try to prepare.
  • Try joining another server.
  • Hang out with a friend and join their lobby.
  • Have a friend ready, join their game, go and come back.
  • [PC] Sign out and sign back in to Origin.
  • [PC] Close Origin and delete C: / ProgramData / Origin / LocalContent. If you don̵
    7;t see this folder, you may need to turn on hidden files viewing first. If this sounds too confusing, try one of the workarounds above instead.

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News of this bug comes just days after Respawn was forced to disable the DUMMIES Big Day LTM, which was originally slated to kick off the September soirée event earlier this week. Since this mode is still suspended, dataminers have now determined that the new rotation of the event includes the following modes in that order.

Apex Legends Kings Canyon ready bug
‘Apex Legends’ players recently had a bug trying to load into the classic Kings Canyon. We have listed a few fixes above. ‘Apex Legends’ is available now for Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
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  • Kings Canyon after dark
  • Armed & dangerous
  • STUPID Big day
  • LIFE. TO DIE. LIFE.

Aside from these issues with the September soirée, Respawn has worked hard to fix bugs that have bothered fans since the launch of Apex Legends Season 6. In fact, these Kings Canyon problems began just hours after a hotfix was posted to improve reconnection, Wraith portals, and more. Last week, the developers made a controversial decision to partially reverse some armor changes that debuted alongside the latest Battle Pass. But while the base Apex Legends The experience has been pretty stable lately. The September soirée has so far been an unfortunate blemish for this reputation.

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Apex Legends is available now for Xbox One, PS4 and PC.

Have you experienced the readiness failure while trying to enter Kings Canyon After Dark? Have you been able to fix the problem? Tell us in the comments!