During June’s EA Play Live, publisher Nintendo announced the Switch version Apex Legends. Since then, EA and developer Respon have been very quiet on the game release date for the handheld hybrid. However, that has changed somewhat Apex Legends Director Alex Grenier was asked about the status of the switch version on Twitter. The director confirmed that the team is still working on a specific version, no additional information was given. The lack of new information is a little discouraging, as fans can be comforted by the knowledge that the game is still planned for Nintendo’s platform. Greniers tweet is embedded below.
We are still working on it. Can’t say more.
EA and Respon have previously suggested a fall release for the switch version of the game, but it rarely looks like that. With October full swing and details thinner, it seems that the switch version was initially pushed back to favor cross-play implementation. This makes a lot of sense, because when the game comes into the system there are a large number of people to play with the switch fans. Development is likely to stagnate as a result of the coronavirus epidemic, which has had a major impact on developers and publishers across the video game industry.
The upcoming release is a testament to the success of the Nintendo Switch. Historically, the EA did not provide much support for Nintendo platforms, focusing on the PlayStation and Xbox. The appeal of major games in portable format is very popular, however, leading to far more third-party support than Nintendo systems usually see. During a financial sales briefing in May, the EA said it plans to bring more games to Nintendo systems. Apex Legends A big part of those plans. For now, switch owners should wait patiently and enjoy some of the other titles currently available on the system.
Apex Legends Currently available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. You can see our previous coverage of the game right here.
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