Apex Legends Cross-Platform Play Could Come In The Future [Update]

Respawn, the developer behind Titanfall and Titanfall 2, surprised fans by announcing and releasing a new battle royale game, titled Apex Legends, on the same day. Although the game doesn’t support cross-platform play, Respawn has hinted that may not always remain the case.

On the Apex Legends FAQ page, Respawn writes, “We currently don’t support cross-platform play, but are always working on new features and improvements we can add to our game.” So cross-play could come to the Titanfall-themed battle royale game in the future. Given Sony’s decision to reverse its stance on cross-play with Nintendo and Microsoft, Apex could feature cross-platform support across Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

[Update: An earlier version of this article theorized that, through cross-platform support, Apex Legends could offer players shared progression across every system. However, in an interview with Eurogamer, Respawn said that cross-progression will never be possible in Apex “due to the way systems were set up early on” which “can’t [be] reconciled after the fact.” Thus, the portion of this article that mentioned the possibility of cross-progression has been cut.]

Apex Legends has some pretty minor PC system requirements. With it also being free-to-play, you can pretty easily jump into the game’s 1 million player community on a laptop or low-end PC. We’ve outlined the full requirements below.

Minimum PC Specs

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-6300 3.8GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • RAM: 6GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 / Radeon HD 7700
  • GPU RAM: 1 GB
  • Hard Drive: Minimum 30 GB of free space

Recommended PC Specs

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel i5 3570K or equivalent
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290
  • GPU RAM: 8GB
  • Hard Drive: Minimum 30 GB of free space

Author: GameSpot

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