As found by Twitter person Dexerto, a Japanese trailer for Apex Legends’ new character Fuse included a video description that stated: “And on February 2nd, will probably be potential to play on Swap concurrently the beginning of Season 8”. The message was additionally noticed within the Russian model of the sport’s YouTube trailer.
The Nintendo Swap launch date was not discovered within the English variations of the trailer, and has since been faraway from all different language variations on YouTube.
BREAKING: The Japanese model on YouTube states Apex Legends is coming to Swap on February 2.”And on February 2nd, will probably be potential to play on Swap concurrently the beginning of Season 8!” pic.twitter.com/63TpUn27MxJanuary 18, 2021
The free-to-play battle royale game’s launch date was pushed again to 2021 on Nintendo Swap, after being introduced final yr. In a blog post on EA.com, Apex Legends’ Sport Director Chad Grenier stated the choice to delay Apex Legends on Swap was to make sure the staff may make it “into the nice expertise Swap gamers deserve.”
If Apex Legends does certainly launch on Nintendo Swap on February 2, the sport will assist cross-platform play, the most recent seasonal content material, and embrace full characteristic parity with the opposite variations of the sport.
It’s seemingly you’ll need an Nintendo Switch Online subscription to play the sport, because it’s an online-only expertise. Nevertheless, the opportunity of taking part in one of many best battle royale games anytime, wherever is actually interesting.
It’d even be good to see if Apex Legends receives some Nintendo Swap-specific options, like gyro-assisted aiming to assist gamers line up that excellent headshot. Time will inform, however we anticipate to listen to extra in regards to the recreation quickly.