EA halts development of Apex Legends Mobile and Battlefield Mobile

EA halts development of Apex Legends Mobile and Battlefield Mobile

The news of the discontinuation of Apex Legends Mobile and Battlefield Mobile comes alongside EA’s latest financial report. The publisher said the company made the decision to halt development of Apex Legends Mobile, the game released less than a year ago, on the grounds that “the experience did not meet players’ expectations.”

A separate statement from Respawn Entertainment, the studio behind Apex Legends, shed more light on concerns surrounding the game’s development: “Our goal is to provide players with games that always stand out. From a solid start, the content system of Apex Legends Mobile started crashing.” of standards in terms of quality, quantity and pace. For this reason, after many months of working with PUBG Mobile developer Lightspeed and Quantum Studios, we have made the decision to discontinue our mobile game.”

Apex Legends Mobile will officially shut down on May 1 of this year. The game will be removed from stores and all real money in-app purchases will be disabled starting February 1st.


Regarding EA’s decision to end development of Battlefield Mobile, the publisher explained: “As the industry has evolved and the strategy of creating a deeply connected Battlefield ecosystem has taken shape, we decided to change the current direction to better convey our vision for the franchise and meet the expectations of the players.”

The news of Battlefield Mobile’s cancellation came with confirmation that the project’s developer, Industrial Toys, acquired by EA in 2018, would be shutting down. Industrial Toys was founded by Alex Seropian (a member who co-founded Bungie in 2012) and has created several mobile-focused shooters like Midnight Star.

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