Release of Apex Legends Mobile, the port of the famous Battle Royale
After the ports of Fortnite, PUBG and COD, today a new Battle Royale license is coming to Android and iOS with the Apex Legends Mobile release. We give you our first impressions of the gameplay and content of this long-awaited mobile adaptation.
A New Competitor in the BR War
Many are the Battle Royale to have invaded the screens of our phones. Some are original games, like Garena Free Fire, Cyber Hunter or Rules of Survival. But the gender leaders remain the ports of the PC and console versions from Fortnite, PUBG or soon COD Warzone Mobile, which we told you about recently for the launch of the first test phase of under the code name Project Aurora.
It is in this very competitive context that Electronic Arts has just formalized the release of Apex Legends Mobile. To adapt the game as faithfully as possible, EA called on the same studio as for the PC and console versions: Respawn Entertainment.
We find in this mobile port all the main gameplay elements that made the success of the game. Alone or in a team of 3, you will have to loot before facing your opponents by showing tactics and skill to be the last survivor and bringing home victory.
The gameplay is very dynamic through the combination of jumping, sliding and special character skills. The controls have been adapted to touch with a HUD revisited and pleasant to use. Some features can be automated to make things easier, like looting or shooting. As in the original game, it is possible toalternate between FPS and TPS viewsor even place a marker to communicate the position of an enemy to your teammates or simply point out a destination.
An exclusive legend for the release of Apex Legends Mobile
Upon its release, Apex Legends Mobile offers 10 legends :
- Bloodhoundstalking and technology expert
- Lifelinecombat first aider;
- bangaloreprofessional military;
- Octanedaredevil ;
- Gibraltararmored fortress;
- Pathfinderforward scout;
- Wraithinterdimensional warrior;
- caustictoxic scavenger;
If the first 9 come from the PC and consoles version, Fade is a exclusive legend unveiled for the release of Apex Legends Mobile.
Like the other characters, Bland has its own abilities. His passive Wake gives him a speed boost after a slide. Like Tracer in Overwatch, his tactical ability Flashback allows him to go back. Finally, his ultimate skill Phase chamber creates an area around it that causes any legends present to return to a state where no damage can be caused or taken.
In addition to this new hero, a new map will also be available for arena mode. Named weirit is partially covered in lava which you can use to your advantage, but be careful not to fall into it.
So much for our first impressions a few hours after the Apex Legends Mobile release. You can now download it on iOS and Android and if you want to discover other games of the genre, I invite you to consult our top of the best Battle Royale on mobile.