When the Switch model of Apex Legends was first announced final summer time, Electronic Arts mentioned it will be releasing within the fall of 2020. That did not occur, however a recent post appeared to point that Respawn’s shooter could be hitting immediately, February 2, alongside season 8. That additionally did not occur. But even when Switch homeowners aren’t claiming their in-game victories immediately, at the least now they know precisely once they can: March 9.
The information got here by way of this post on the sport’s official website, which lastly offered the strong date for the discharge of Apex Legends on Switch.
In the submit, Apex Legends recreation director Chad Grenier reveals the March 9 launch date, and offers credit score to the workforce at developer Panic Button for dealing with the port to Switch. But that is not all: Grenier additionally outlines among the different options and advantages to count on from this model at launch, together with bonuses like free Battle Pass ranges and an additional XP increase.
“Apex Legends will launch on Switch with support for cross-platform play, our latest seasonal content, and full feature parity with the other versions of the game,” Grenier says. “Plus, since we’re launching a few weeks after the start of Season 8, Switch players will be granted 30 free levels for their Season 8 Battle Pass. For the first two weeks after launch, playing on Switch will also earn you double XP.”
If you do not know a lot about Apex Legends, immediately may be time to leap in! Season 8 simply began, which brings every kind of recent, enjoyable issues to the sport that group is experiencing for the primary time collectively. You can watch us play for a number of hours right here, with Game Informer’s personal Top 500 participant Jay Guisao displaying off his expertise.
Apex Legends is a free recreation, and it’s out there now on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. And, as talked about above, Switch is coming fairly quickly.