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EA lays off 200 Apex Legends QA testers during unscheduled 5-minute Zoom call
Electronic Arts has conducted a new round of mass layoffs. The entire testing team at the Baton Rouge, Louisiana office that worked on Apex Legends has reportedly been disbanded. And none of the QA workers knew about it in advance.
Why Apex Legends Mobile got shut down despite being EA’s sixth highest-grossing mobile game in 2022
When announcing the shutdown of Apex Legends Mobile, Electronic Arts stated that it no longer lived up to the bar for quality. The reasons, however, must be more complex given that the game has been one of the highest performing titles in the company’s mobile portfolio.
Overwatch 2’s 35 million players may seem like a lot, but how does that compare to other F2P hits?
Over 35 million people have already played Overwatch 2, a free-to-play sequel to Blizzard’s hero shooter. That’s an impressive start, but let’s see how these numbers compare to the launches of other successful F2P games.
Apex Legends Mobile generates over $13 million, with US and Japan accounting for 70% of revenue
It’s been a month since Electronic Arts launched Apex Legends Mobile. The game has already reached over $13 million in revenue on iOS and Android, with the US and Japan accounting for more than two-thirds of this sum.
Blizzard fires 3 key devs amid scandal, Apex Legends game designer leaves Respawn over bigoted posts
Blizzard and Respawn Entertainment lost a few key developers yesterday. The list includes Diablo IV lead designer, who reportedly was involved in an ongoing harassment scandal, and Apex Legends game designer, who was fired after his bigoted posts from 2007 have resurfaced.
Newzoo dissects battle royale phenomenon
According to Newzoo, as of May 2019, 41% of the U.S. gamers play either Fortnite, Apex Legends, or PUBG. It might be tempting to recognize battle royale as a genre in its own right that is distinct from shooter. However, the three titles do not share the same community, with people attracted to various battle royale games for different reasons.