Surprise! It’s now official: Respawn’s been quietly working on a free-to-play, first person shooter battle royale called Apex Legends – and it’s already available for players to download.
Although many of the game’s details have been splashed across the internet, there’s still plenty here to discuss: including how the game actually plays, monetisation, and what this means for the Titanfall franchise. At a closed-doors event last week, I was able to trial Apex Legends for a full six hours, and ask Respawn a number of questions about its decision to go full battle royale.
First, the key details.