NICMERCS Shared His Views On the Controversial Apex Legends Aim Assist

Published 09/07/2021, 4:03 PM EDT


As the controversial debate on mouse and keyboard vs. controller rages on, top Twitch streamer NICMERCS explains his views on Apex Legends’ aim assist. It has been a hot topic for all the Apex Legends fans, following the announcement of the removal of tap strafing in the next Collection Event Update.

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More recently, the developers justified the removal and highlighted some changes for the aim assist. These upcoming changes raised some serious concerns for many keyboard and mouse players.

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For all those who are unaware, tap strafing is a movement type that could be only be done using a mouse and keyboard on the PC. Now, after the removal of tap strafing, they are claiming that controllers offer benefits now. The keyboard and mouse benefit was mainly the freedom of movement.

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What does NICMERCS think about Apex Legends’ aim assist?

NICMERCS shared his opinion about the aim assist and, as expected, this may not go down too well with KBM players. The YouTube video posted on his second channel titled “Goodbye controller players”. It highlighted the developers’ worry around players feeling as if they need to use a controller to thrive in Apex Legends. First, he discussed how the aim assist actually works and the official tweet by Apex Legends.

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Later, he went on to say that, “I don’t know if they want to nerf aim assist or buff aim assist.” Looks like NICMERCS is just trolling all those upset players over the removal of tap strafing. His overall video and opinion can be summarized into just one line. That is, “It’s funny all these keyboards and mouse guys are talking about aim assist being broken, right, but they’re on keyboard and mouse.

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Well, players have to wait for the official update to know what the developers are planning to do with this controversy, and how they are going to handle it. It will be quite interesting to see how Respawn addresses this situation without being biased towards any side.

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Vitasta Singh

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Vitasta Singh is an eSports writer at EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her graduation in English Literature and Psychology. Before joining EssentiallySports she used to write articles for Silver Mantle Solutions on various niches such as games, fitness, business, entertainment, and fashion.

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