A latest tweet hints that Respawn Leisure will quickly ship on a well-liked fan-requested characteristic for EA’s premiere battle royale, Apex Legends. This tweet got here in response to a different tweet from an expert Apex Legends participant.
For the reason that free-to-play battle royale launched in 2019, developer Respawn Leisure has steadily added new content material to maintain giving gamers a motive to come back again. This “reside service” mannequin that Respawn has embraced is just not with out points as new weapons, tools and characters shake up the steadiness and make some characters and play types over-powered.
It additionally signifies that Respawn is continually tweaking the sport, permitting for quality-of-life adjustments along with new content material. Apex skilled C9 PVPX prompted the studio to make such a change with the request to permit gamers to alter optics on golden weapons. These uncommon weapons are fully-kitted firearms with legendary attachments that simply out-class the widespread weapon variants discovered on the map. At time of writing, these attachments can’t be modified, forcing gamers to maintain any undesired attachments with the intention to reap the benefits of the participant buffs.
Josh Medina, a producer at Respawn, provided a easy response to the tweet: “!remindme”. This doesn’t imply that the issue might be fastened quickly and even fastened in any respect, nevertheless it does recommend that Respawn is conscious of the priority. Since Medina is a producer on the group, it’s secure to count on that the studio will handle the difficulty sooner or later.
That is excellent news for Apex Legends gamers as a result of it presents extra flexibility in playstyle. Lots of the optics within the recreation serve completely different functions and should not essentially higher or worse than others. Gamers typically want to decide on between rarity and desire, and most gamers go for the latter. The Apex enviornment is an unforgiving battleground and having the fitting software that the participant is aware of and understands can imply the distinction between victory and defeat.
Hopefully, this can be a alternative that gamers is not going to have to make anymore with golden weapons. Medina’s response is encouraging for the Apex group at giant, as Respawn is clearly dedicated to taking, listening to and implementing concepts and enhancements to their fashionable shooter. Respawn has a strong historical past of receiving fan suggestions; the studio re-crowned Attrition as the first multiplayer recreation mode in Titanfall 2 after followers expressed concern over its elimination. Since Apex Legends and the battle royale style don’t appear to be going anyplace quickly, the business can solely hope that extra builders will take heed to their group in addition to Respawn.
Apex Legends is at the moment out there for PC, Xbox One and PS4, and is coming to Change on March 9, 2021.