Apex Legends Mobile is closing after just 8 months, Battlefield Mobile has been cancelled

Apex Legends Mobile, the port of the famous royale shooter from EA and Respawn, is not far from this world. EA announced today, just eight months after the game’s release, that Offshoot Gaming will end on May 1, 2023. In addition, EA plans to discontinue Mobilefield Mobile.

The first Apex Legends – the only example of the sci-fi FPS Titanfall – was released as a surprise on consoles and PC in February 2019 and quickly became a popular entry in the Battle Royale genre. A few years later, EA and Respawn teased the mobile version of the shooter, but it was finally released in May of last year for iOS and Android. And now you only have 90 days to play it before EA shuts down the servers. Related articles
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The news about Apex Legends Mobile closing came earlier today, with Respawn explaining that while the game is off to a “good start”, the “content pipeline” has begun to “fall” of the bar. big. As a result, Respawn, EA and its mobile “development program” have decided to close Apex Legends. “Although it is disappointing, we are very happy with the game we have launched, appreciate the support of the Apex Legends community, and believe that this is the right decision for the players,” Respawn said in official updates on the studio’s website.

Respawn explained that in 90 days, May 1, 2023, the game will be completely closed for good. Today, Respawn is also closing the real money Mobile game store and removing Apex Legends Mobile from the digital store. This game will continue to play smoothly for the next 90 days. EA and Respawn will not issue refunds for game purchases within eight months of the game.

If you’re worried about the future of Apex Legends on console and PC, Respawn says the decision to end support for the mobile version of the game is platform-specific and “genre-agnostic.” It is likely that control on PC is popular. “As a franchise, Apex Legends is strong, and we look forward to delivering exciting updates in the future,” Respawn said.

In other EA mobile game news, the company has quietly announced that it is ending development on the unreleased Battlefield Mobile, stating that “as the company started” the publisher’s plans for the long-running milsim franchise has changed. Instead, he will “shift” from his current direction to “fully understand our vision for the franchise.” EA also confirmed that the next game is already in the works and that the work continues with the latest game in the series, Battlefield 2042.

VentureBeat reports that at least one studio, Battlefield Mobile developer Toy, will close. This is in line with what Kotaku is hearing about layoffs affecting the company behind Battlefield Mobile. Kotaku has contacted EA for more information. Despite laying off developers and closing studios, EA announced today that it spent $320 million on product purchases this quarter.

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