Leaking after an influencer event over at developer Respawn's headquarters, the out-of-nowhere followup to Titanfall 2 is actually. a free-to-play battle royale. "We're very excited about Apex Legends, the upcoming launch of Anthem, and a deep line-up of new experiences that we'll bring to our global communities next fiscal year".
EA CEO Andrew Wilson said the company was looking at cross-platform gameplay "in the context of Apex", according to a transcript of the firm's earnings call obtained by Motley Fool. EA does not live in a vacuum, however, and was expecting to rake in significantly more revenue for a much bigger profit-in October, the company had forecast $1.375 billion in revenue.
While the developer has already explained why there's no wall-running, Respawn have addressed the absence of Titans in a lot more detail - stating how they were just as keen to get them into the game as you.
For now, we know that the next proper Titanfall game is at least on the minds of the people who make the games, even if they're currently preoccupied with giving Apex Legends a strong start.
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"FIFA stands out as a robust franchise through a tumultuous year in the video game industry", said COO and CFO Blake Jorgensen. EA wanted Battlefield V to sell around 8.3 million units but only ended up around 7.3 million. The free-to-play battle royale title is available now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
"Whereas battle royale games, and specifically Apex Legends, are trying to be a much more level playing field". We took a very deliberate strategy around how to launch this game.
While this figure is 11 percent up on the 2017 figure, it underlines the extent to which EA is losing ground to competitors like Epic Games which owns Fortnite.