It looks like Apex Legends will soon have console crossplay support, with developer Respawn saying it is "important" for the battle royale game.
In a recent interview with Game Informer, Respawn's chief operating officer and general manager for Apex Legends, Dusty Welch, said that crossplay for gamers on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 is "important". He said: "I think on crossplay we see it's something that is kind of expected in the industry and is important to a game like ours".
Welch added: "Chad [Grenier, Apex Legends' director] and I are obviously big fans of playing our game at work and in our free time - and we go home on a Friday or weekend and want to play with each other and we're on different systems. On a personal level, yes, we'd love to do that and party up on the weekends. I think it's an important thing to get to".
I think it's something Respawn absolutely needs to do, because it's one of the best things about its main competitor: Fortnite. Epic Games really hit a home run with the huge crossplay support in Fortnite where mobile gamers can play with console gamers, as well as PC gamers, and even gamers on-the-go on a Nintendo Switch.
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