Apex Legends Switch Release Date Supposedly Teased By Nintendo Japan

Nintendo has more or less confirmed that recent leaks regarding Apex Legends landing on its Nintendo Switch console next week are deadly.

The official Nintendo Japan website was spotted earlier today listing Apex Legends as part of a lineup of games coming to Nintendo Switch in 2021. While no release date is mentioned, fans are considering the updated list as a positive sign and pin their hopes on the Battle Royale game which will be released on the hybrid console in the coming days.

Amazon Japan recently listed Apex Legends: Champion Edition for release on Nintendo Switch on February 2, 2021. The same date was mentioned in the description box of a trailer released by developer Respawn Entertainment a few weeks ago before. to be deleted.

February 2 is an important day for Apex Legends as the game kicks off a brand new eighth season on that day. Respawn Entertainment is expected to take advantage of the situation and launch both the game and its new season of content on Nintendo Switch alongside other supported platforms.

Apex Legends was announced for Nintendo Switch last year. The hybrid port was supposed to arrive in late 2020 but had to be delayed somewhere in 2021 “in order to do the game justice and make it the great experience Switch gamers deserve”. This and likely due to the impact of COVID-19 and how the pandemic has slowed development timelines around the world.

It has already been said that Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch supports cross-platform play and all the features present on existing platforms. Respawn Entertainment has assured that the hybrid console version will not be held back by removing any of these features.

Apex Legends is now available on previous and current generation consoles. The latter going through the backward compatibility of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X consoles (Series S included).

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