Apex Legends Season 11 – Download Stuck – Escape Update

Apex Legends download stuck – Stuck while downloading the Season 11 or Escape update in Apex Legends? Don’t worry, we got you.

Apex Legends Season 11 – Download Stuck – Escape Update

The Escape or the Season 11 update dropped in Apex Legends just a while ago. The update has brought a ton of content in the game. From brand-new skins to various bug fixes, this huge update has it all. Apart from a usual new character or Legend(Ash), a completely new Battle Royale map, called Storm Point, has arrived with this update. Huge changes have to been to the BR Ranked mode, and a new SMG called CAR is also a part of the Season 11 update. You can check out the full patch notes here.

It is now a known fact that every time an update comes to Apex Legends, it fixes few things but also ends up breaking few. Same thing is happening this time. Looks like a lot of players are unable to complete the update process. It is basically a bug where the download gets stuck at 98%. This is actually happening to a lot of people and even some Twitch streamers had to face this issue. So is there a way to fix this?

How to fix the “download stuck” bug

Though the bug sounds pretty complex, but the fix for it very simple. A lot of users are restarting the download without knowing about the fix. Do not do that! Here is how to fix it:

  1. Just go to your Game Library
  2. Right click on Apex Legends
  3. Click on Pause download
  4. Then click on Resume download

And that is all you have to do. Just wait few seconds and your download with start again with full download speed.

Alternate method

  1. Create a new file on your desktop
  2. Paste this inside the document:
  3. It should look like this:
    EA Core - Preview
  4. Click on File, located on top-left
  5. Click on Save as
  6. Change “Save as type:” to All Files
  7. Name the file EACore.ini and save the file
  8. You should see a new file called EACore on your desktop
  9. Launch Origin via the Origin desktop icon
  10. Your download will start with full speed

If you think this guide has helped you, then let us know in the comment section below. Also, if you are facing problems that are not mentioned on this article then also you can comment below. We will try to come out with a fix. Good luck!

That’s all folks!

Last Updated on October 30, 2021