Tag: Respawn Entertainment

Apex Legends dev Respawn admits it messed up Iron Crown

Respawn screwed up. Apex Legends has a new event called Iron Crown that introduces a number of exciting cosmetics. But one problem: The business model to acquire many of those items has, once again, outraged fans. Now Respawn is admitting its mistake, and it’s promising to improve how you can acquire Iron Crown items. The […]

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Apex Legends gets a solo mode — but only for 2 weeks

You no longer need social graces to play Apex Legends — at least for most of August. Developer Respawn Entertainment announced on social media today that it is launching a solo mode as part of The Iron Crown Collection Event next week. On August 13, The Iron Crown Collection Event goes live, and it will […]

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EA: Apex Legends has 8-to-10 million players a week

Apex Legends may not have the 50 million monthly players that it launched with back in March, but it still has a huge audience. During a conference call with investors, publisher Electronic Arts confirmed that the battle royale shooter has 8 million-to-10 million weekly players. It’s difficult to compare that to other games like Fortnite […]

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Apex Legends Keyboard-Mouse Cheaters On Console Put On Notice

Apex Legends developer Respawn Entertainment has put keyboard-mouse cheaters on console on notice. The developer says that it has methods of finding out players that take advantages of this control scheme and have also pointed out that this isn’t something that they’re happy with. Advertising Respawn’s community manager mentioned in the latest update on the […]

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Respawn Will Talk About Its AAA VR Shooter At Oculus Connect 6

It was confirmed back in 2017 that Respawn Entertainment was working on a AAA shooter for virtual reality. The studio hasn’t said much about this title since then so you could be forgiven if you actually forgot about this. It’s still around, though, and we will find out more about this elusive shooter later this […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order hands-on — Better Call Saw! Or maybe not

The most important revelation from the Electronic Entertainment Expo gameplay reveal of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order wasn’t the cool lightsaber attacks or your adorable BD-1 droid companion. It’s the apperance of Saw Gerrera. Seeing the radical resistance fighter was a nice surprise for hardcore Star Wars fans. But it makes sense considering the game’s premise. […]

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Apex Legends and Anthem: What EA chief of studios Laura Miele learned from two launches

A year ago, Laura Miele moved from head of global publishing at Electronic Arts to chief studios officer at the video game giant. She is in charge of EA’s global collection of 20 studios with thousands of game developers at places like EA Tiburon, BioWare, Respawn, and DICE. Those studios create games that generate billions […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order interview — How Respawn designed the game for thoughtful combat

Jedi Knights aren’t known for simple brute force. And that’s one reason why the combat in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — which Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment showed off yesterday in Hollywood — is slower paced and more thoughtful than your average shooter. The action-adventure game debuts on November 15 on PlayStation 4, Xbox […]

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Apex Legends is getting a ranked mode

Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment took the stage for EA Play 2019 today to talk about the future of Apex Legends. As part of this event, which leads into E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles, the studio revealed that it’s planning to launch a ranked mode. “You will progress through six tiers, if you’re […]

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Apex Legends gets new character Watson, L-Star weapon, and Ranked Mode on July 2

Electronic Arts revealed what’s coming next to Apex Legends during its EA Play event today in Los Angeles. This includes the new playable character Watson for its second season, which starts on July 2. It is also getting a new weapon and game mode. Apex Legends had a surprise launch on February 4, 2019. The […]

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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order shows Force-heavy gameplay as you rescue Wookiees with Saw Gerrera

Electronic Arts showed the first gameplay footage of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order during its annual EA Play fan event in LA, which takes place at the same time as the 2019 Electronic Entertainment Expo (the gaming industry’s biggest trade show). Coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on November 15, Star Wars Jedi: […]

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Apex Legends Season 2 Battle Pass features zippier progression

Apex Legends is one of a number of ongoing games that will show up at the E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) this year with new content. Developer Respawn Games is promising to share details about the second season of its battle royale shooter. Today, however, the studio gave some insight into upcoming Season 2 improvements. In […]

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