Apex Legends Coming to Steam Next Month, Switch Version Delayed to 2021

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Respawn and EA are bringing Apex Legends to brand-new platforms quickly, however among the prepared 2020 launches is taking a bit longer than anticipated. While Apex will show up on Steam in the nick of time for the launch of its next season, the assured Change variation is being pressed back to 2021 “in order to justify the video game” on Nintendo’s hybrid and portable system.

Today, Apex’s Video game Director Chad Grenier published a brand-new upgrade to EA’s main website for the fight royale in which he discusses the logistics of playing through Steam and fills readers in on the Change variation’s hold-up. The Steam things are relatively basic: on Nov. 4, the very same day Season 7 launches for Apex Legends throughout PC, PS4, and Xbox One, Apex will likewise debut on Steam.

Anybody presently playing Apex through EA’s Origin service can switch to the Steam variation and keep all their account development and cosmetics. All gamers who visit Apex throughout Season 7 through Steam will likewise get 3 Valve-related weapon appeals: a potato 'd GLaDOS, a Headcrab zombie Octane, and Wattson holding a Weighted Buddy Cube.

When it comes to the additional time required on the Change variation, Grenier mentions the troubles of video game advancement throughout 2020 as one element behind the hold-up.

When Apex does show up on Change next year, it’ll support cross-play (which was simply released in beta previously this month) and have “complete function parity” with all the other variations.

There are likewise prepared to bring Apex to mobile platforms. Back in June, EA CEO Andrew Wilson stated the objective was to soft launch the mobile variation by the end of 2020 with a Q1 2021 complete release following quickly afterward, however, we have actually seen and heard little about development with the mobile variation because.

Now, Apex is in the middle of its Halloween Battle or Shock occasion which lasts up until Nov. 3. The brand-new limited-time Shadow Royale mode revives the scary undead Shadow Legends with a brand-new twist: now, they can carry out wall runs Titanfall-style.