Tag: Respawn Entertainment

Apex Legends hits 2 million concurrent players on its first weekend

Respawn Entertainment launched Apex Legends one week ago, and it has had a decent seven days since then. The studio revealed today that it has surpassed 25 million total players for the free-to-play battle royale. And the shooter had more than 2 million concurrent players during the peak of its first weekend. Apex Legends is […]

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Apex Legends earns 10 million players in three days

Apex Legends is already becoming a hit after three days. Electronic Arts revealed today that the free-to-play game already has 10 million players. Apex Legends launched on February 4 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It has also had achieved over 1 million concurrent players. If this momentum hangs on, Fortnite might find its biggest competition […]

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EA says holiday quarter was ‘difficult’ and missed expectations

Electronic Arts reported earnings for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31 that missed the company’s and Wall Street’s expectations. Analysts expected EA to post earnings per share of $1.94 on revenue of $1.75 billion on a non-GAAP basis. But the results fell short of that and EA’s stock price fell 9 percent in after-hours […]

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Respawn’s Apex Legends hits 1 million players in 8 hours

Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends reached more than a million players in the first eight hours of availability for the free-to-play battle royale shooter game set in the Titanfall universe. Vince Zampella, CEO of Respawn, tweeted the number and thanked fans for their support. The game became available today on the Xbox One, PlayStation […]

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Mackey McCandlish interview — Why Respawn made battle royale shooter Apex Legends

Respawn and Electronic Arts managed to keep Apex Legends a secret for a while. But rumors leaked out in the last few days, and the companies confirmed today they are launching a new battle royale game in the Titanfall universe. The surprise is that it is playable today for everybody, as the free-to-play game goes […]

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Respawn’s Vince Zampella interview — Why you won’t see Titans in Apex Legends

Vince Zampella, the CEO of Respawn Entertainment, likes to say that his teams “chase the fun.” And by doing that, the studio was able to come up with a surprise, Apex Legends, a new battle royale shooter game set in the Titanfall universe. The free-to-play game debuts today on Electronic Arts‘ Origin platform. I played […]

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Apex Legends hands-on — Gameplay videos highlight fresh battle royale tactics

Apex Legends debuted today as a new free-to-play battle royale shooter game from Electronic Arts‘ Respawn Entertainment studio. EA and Respawn surprised everyone by keeping the 21-month project a secret for so long, as it had no prelaunch press or leaks until the past weekend. And it turned out this surprise game, set in the […]

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EA: Respawn has multiple games launching ‘by next holiday’

Titanfall studio Respawn is working on a new Star Wars game for publisher Electronic Arts. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is due out before the end of 2019, but now EA is telling investors to expect more from Respawn. During an earnings conference call with analysts and stockholders today, EA chief executive officer Andrew Wilson […]

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