Respawn Entertainment Notes That Crossplay Is Important to Apex Legends

Respawn Entertainment Notes That Crossplay Is Important to Apex Legends

Respawn Entertainment’s general manager for Apex Legends Dusty Welch and the game’s director Chad Grenier have participated in a large interview with Game Informer. One of the questions answered during the chat was an issue of console crossplay:

“I think on crossplay we see it’s something that is kind of expected in the industry and is important to a game like ours,” Welch said. “Chad and I are obviously big fans of playing our game at work and in our free time — and we go home on a Friday or weekend and want to play with each other and we’re on different systems. On a personal level, yes, we’d love to do that and party up on the weekends. I think it’s an important thing to get to.”

Crossplay was a feature teased for Apex Legends since its launch but it is understandably hard to implement. In other Apex Legends related news, the developers have announced a new lore-based event coming to the game. Called The Old Ways, it allows players to follow Bloodhound’s trail and learn of the brutal training that a scared youth must undergo to become a fearsome hunter.

Join the hunt in the next installment of our Stories from the Outlands short films, “The Old Ways.” In a village that has rejected the hubris of machines, a child is sent into the wilds in a lethal rite of passage. But they soon realize they are more hunted than hunter. Learn the truth of the Old Ways and see a scared youth become the fearsome Bloodhound.

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