Respawn Entertainment, Electronic Arts studio, launches today Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch, bringing the revolutionary battle royale experience to even more players and those looking to compete away from the big screen. Those who play on Nintendo Switch will be able to enjoy themselves, along with those who play on PC and consoles, during the new limited-time Chaos Theory Collection event, which starts today. This event begins with the conquest of a new city, starring the Caustic Legend much loved by fans, and introduces the Fury of the Ring mode for the duration of the event.
“It’s been two years since we launched Apex Legends: Season after season, we have continued to promote the genre in a meaningful and innovative way with new Legends, maps, weapons, unique game modes and more, ”said Chad Grenier, Game Director of Respawn. “We are also continuing to bring the title to new platforms, and the launch on Nintendo Switch, which takes place during this season, is a big win for us. We are thrilled to give players the opportunity to play as their favorite Legend, even if they are far from their living room. This year we have many exciting surprises in store: we will continue to offer fans other ways to compete, and for those who are not yet familiar with the game even more reasons to try it. “
Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch is developed in collaboration with Panic Button, a team known as the best at carrying video games on this platform. Now also available on the small screen, Apex Legends will be equipped with a gyroscope, with the aim of using the controllers of the platform and intelligent optimizations that provide players with performance of 30 fps at 720p resolution when the console is fixed, and of 576p in portable mode. . The title will be accompanied by a dedicated live assistance service; it will also be enriched by simultaneous content updates, limited-time modes and in-game events simultaneously with other platforms. To all Switch players who log in in the two weeks after launch a Legendary Pathfinder skin will be given away, as well as 30 free levels for the Season 8 Battle Pass and double XP.
Nintendo Switch players will enter Apex Legends during Season 8 – Chaos, which introduced Walter “Fuse” Fitzroy, the sixteenth Legend, to the arena. In addition to enjoying the explosive fun of Fuse, Apex Legends fans will also be able to find and equip the new 30-30 Repeater and Gold Magazine lever action rifle, as they traverse a completely revised version of the iconic Canyon of the Kings map.
Players can download Apex Legends for free on Nintendo Switch and enjoy the competition with anyone who plays on PlayStation 4, Xbox One or PC via Origin or Steam. The game is playable thanks to backward compatibility on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S.