After years of waiting, Apex Legends has finally arrived on Nintendo Switch. All the Switch gamers were eagerly waiting for the game to port, and their wait is over. Apex Legends has launched on Switch on March 9, 2021. Apex Legends is a very famous free-to-play battle royale game published by EA. It was the answer to games like Fortnite and PUBG from EA. Apex Legends was launched in February 2019 on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Series X/S, and Microsoft Windows. The game met the expectations of the gamers when it was launched. The graphics and the game style were completely unique from Fortnite and PUBG. This game is highly rated by fans as well as critics.
There have been many seasons and chapters in this game, like Fortnite. Every season bringing something new to the table. The upcoming season is Season 9, and we have a whole new console to add this season. Let us see the complete details of things like gameplay, game size, extra benefits, and much more about this game on Nintendo Switch.
Download Size and Resolution
First and foremost, let’s see how much space this game will take on your device. According to the users and reports, this game has a size of 25 GB. But once you download it, all the extra stuff will add up, and it will consume around 30 GB of your storage.
Talking about the resolution and Frame rate, you can play this game at a resolution of 576 pixels in handheld mode and 720 pixels in the docked mode. The frame rate of this game is supposed to be 30fps. The question is, will it be dynamic or locked?. The question remains unanswered for now.
Bonuses on Nintendo Switch
There is some good news for you if you are playing this game on Switch. Season 8 is almost at its end. So EA doesn’t mind giving free perks now. Players will get 30 Free Battle Pass levels straightaway as they log in. They will also get twice the XP in the first two weeks since 9th March 2021. You can also claim a legendary skin of Pathfinder in the game. So a lot of stuff to grab for free here if you are a switch player.
Cross-play Yes, Cross-Progression No
If you are alone in your group having a switch and all your friends play this game on other devices, then you don’t need to worry about it. EA has made cross-play available for this game. Your friends will still have an advantage of keyboard and mouse, though. One bad news is that there won’t be cross-progression. Cross-progression means playing on the same account on different consoles. You can’t carry over your rewards or any stuff from any other console to Switch. This matters a lot if you are already playing on a different console and wish to switch on the switch. You will have to start from zero.
Will you get to play the Chaos Theory Collection Event?
This season’s most awaited event, called Chaos Theory Collection Event has also arrived on March 9. The good news is, this event will be available on Switch. Even though you will get a bit late to jump on the party, you will still enjoy it. The Chaos Theory Collection event brings lots of things to this game. Not only items, but it also adds a new game mode called as Ring Fury.
The basic concept of Ring Fury is a battle royale mode match with damaging circles at different places on the map. Along with this new mode, there are a lot of new additions like a new “Heat Shield”, A Caustic Town Takeover, etc. You can read the detailed article about this event here.
So these were all the things which have arrived on your way on 9th March 2021. It is a lot to catch up to. Nintendo gamers would be the happiest as they are getting a great game to play on their devices. All the Apex Legend gamers will also be happy as they have got this great event coming up with lots of perks.
Do you play Apex Legends? What are your thoughts on the porting of Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch? Will it be as good and popular as it is on the other consoles? Let us know your thoughts down below.