Respawn Says EA "Had No Hand" In The Development Of Apex Legends
EA’s acquisition of Respawn Entertainment in 2017 ruffled a few feathers and set more than a few Titanfall fans on edge. There’s a lot of reasons why, which you can read about here, but EA’s habit of closing studios like Maxis, Bullfrog, Visceral Games as well as its handling of disruptive microtransactions in games like Battlefront II are chief among them.
During a reveal event for Apex Legends, Respawn’s new battle royale game, I talked a little with Executive Producer Drew McCoy during an interview about the acquisition and whether or not it affected the development of the game. Here’s what he said.
You can read the full interview here. For more on Apex Legends, check out our impressions and tips here.