Electronic Arts have announced the launch of the first regional beta tests for Apex Legends Mobile later this month. The PC version of the same, Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in February 2019 and for Nintendo Switch in March 2021.
Chad Grenier, Game Director on Apex Legends said, “Beginning later this month, we’re kicking off the first regional beta tests for Apex Legends Mobile. This is a huge moment for our team. Two years ago we changed the landscape of the battle royale genre, and now we’re aiming to do it again on mobile.
Apex Legends Mobile is specially designed for touchscreens, with streamlined controls and thoughtful optimizations that result in the most advanced battle royale combat available on a phone. It’s a new version of Apex Legends, but it’s true to the original. We’re keeping things small to start—just a few thousand players in India and the Philippines—but over the course of this year we’re planning to roll the game out to more regions and more players around the world.”
Game to be released in India and the Philippines first
The developers will be rolling out Apex Legends Mobile around the world in a series of tests. For the start, they will do a series of smaller closed beta tests in India and the Philippines. The first of these begins Spring 2021, and will only be available on Android devices. With the continuation of the testing, they will expand the size of these tests, add new regions, and implement iOS support.
Apex Legends Mobile is free-to-play and never includes paid items that grant a gameplay advantage. Apex Legends Mobile will feature its own Battle Passes, collectable cosmetics, and unlockables unique from those found in the PC and console versions of Apex Legends.
We see it as a very smart move by the developers of the game to launch its beta testing in India. Since the ban of the most famous battle royale game PUBG Mobile in India. It has created an empty space in the region for some good battle royale game. Let’s see how the game would end up in the region. Once the game is released we would bring you a detailed analysis of the game. So stay tuned.