Respawn postpones Apex Legends release for Nintendo Switch

During this year’s EA Play, Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment announced additional versions of Apex Legends for Steam and Nintendo Switch, and that they will arrive in 2020.

Now, and to the dismay of all Nintendo fans, an update for this information has been shared indicating a postponement of this release. So, as has been revealed, Apex Legends will finally arrive on Steam as early as November 4, giving users who play on PC another opportunity to get into the game. But the bad news is coming to Nintendo fans, as it has been revealed that the Switch version has been postponed until 2021.

“We’re still working hard on the port, but to do the game justice and to deliver the great experience that Switch players deserve, our team needs more time,” said Chad Grenier, Game Director, Apex Legends. the situation . “This year has brought some unexpected new challenges, to say the least, and we don’t want to rush anything.”

The studio also said in a separate Steam community update that the Steam version of Apex Legends will support cross-progression with Origin, allowing users to switch between the two versions. Additionally, portal and Half-Life inspired content, seen below, will be available to those entering the game through Steam in the next season.

Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch only in 2021

CrossPlay arrived as a massive resource for Battle Royale earlier this month, combining player bases from all consoles – even those in the next version for Switch – into a single entity. PC users are separated from this group, but as expected, Origin and Steam players will be playing on the same servers.


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