Tag: Respawn Entertainment

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order reveal — Respawn is going to have a very big year

Lucasfilm and Electronic Arts’ Respawn Entertainment unveiled Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order, a new video game where you get to play a Jedi, will be coming out on November 15. It’s a single-player story-based game coming this fall from Respawn, with no microtransactions and no loot boxes, said Vince Zampella, CEO of Respawn, onstage at […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order releases on November 15

Respawn Entertainment showed off their upcoming game, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, during a reveal event at Star Wars Celebration today in Chicago. It is coming out on November 15 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game stars a Jedi Padawan named Cal Kestis that survives Order 66, which killed most of the […]

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Xbox TV maintains lead for game industry ad spend in March

Xbox held its lead in March with 35.8% of the total gaming-industry spend on national TV advertising. Meanwhile, Nintendo and chart newcomer Respawn Entertainment were neck-and-neck with 25.7% and 23.6%, respectively. GamesBeat has partnered with iSpot.tv, the TV ad measurement and attribution company, to bring you a monthly report on how gaming brands are spending. […]

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Apex Legends’ Season 1 Battle Pass launches March 19

Six weeks after its surprise debut, Apex Legends is getting its first premium progression pass. Respawn Entertainment announced today that it is launching the Season 1 Battle Pass for Apex Legends on Tuesday, March 18. Respawn is selling the pass, called Wild Frontier, for 950 in-game coins, which is about $9.50. As with other progression […]

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Apex Legends passes 50 million players in a month

The official Apex Legends Twitter account revealed today that the battle royale game has reached 50 million players since its February 4 launch. Apex Legends is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s free-to-play, which gives it an advantage when it comes to reaching a large audience. Still, 50 million players in one […]

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The DeanBeat: Chasing the fun in ‘Fortnite killer’ Apex Legends

Against all odds, Respawn Entertainment‘s Apex Legends has become one of the most popular games in the world. It had a surprise launch just 25 days ago, but it surpassed 25 million users in its first week. It was late in the crowded first-person shooter battle royale genre, which boasts titles like Fortnite, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, […]

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What Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is and how it could change EA

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is launching this fall. Publisher Electronic Arts and developer Respawn have confirmed this release window. But now the companies have announced their plans to officially reveal the game to the public at the upcoming Chicago Star Wars Celebration fan event in April. In today’s episode of The Star Wars Show, Lucasfilm […]

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Apex Legends needs to avoid Overwatch’s mistake and be careful with new characters

Apex Legends is gaming’s new hotness. And it should be. Respawn’s free-to-play battle royale shooter is great! It came out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on February 4 and already has over 25 million players. It seems the momentum is unstoppable. But do you remember Overwatch? Blizzard’s team-based shooter was the belle at […]

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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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