Apex Legends is rumoured to be including Solo and Duo modes
A brand new hearsay means that Apex Legends, Respawn and EA’s new battle royale title, may very well be gearing up so as to add Solo and Duo recreation modes. Because it stands at present, the sport (which takes place within the Titanfall universe) solely permits gamers to work in squads of three.
The free-to-play title has develop into a smash hit, mainly instantaneously, clocking up 25 million customers since its shock launch final week. That vastly profitable launch appears to be proof that the Netflix-style shock drop mannequin can very a lot work within the gaming market, and it was very noticeable that EA selected to launch Apex Legends shortly earlier than Bioware’s battle royale recreation – Anthem – hits the market on February 22nd.
After all, Fortnite stays the one to beat on this ever-more-crowded market, and including Solo and Duo modes could be a method for Apex Legends to proceed its bid for the battle royale throne. The extra methods individuals can play your recreation, in spite of everything, the extra probabilities there are that gamers will preserve coming again and proceed pestering all their mates to do the identical.
There’s, nonetheless, a motive to take this newest Apex Legends hearsay with a pinch of salt. The supply for the story is a leak, with the fan-run Twitter account Apex Replace posting a picture that they declare to be a snippet of the sport’s code. On this screengrab, you’ll be able to see “SOLO_MODE” written in a recreation mode string, and the phrases “2-man Squad” slotted in at one other level. However, in fact, it is not possible to know whether or not this picture is legit – or whether or not it means what we wish it to imply – till EA/Respawn make an official announcement.
It is sensible for Apex Legends so as to add extra modes, clearly, however we’ll anticipate official affirmation earlier than we get too excited. As we hear extra, we’ll make sure you let .