EA on Tuesday released its quarterly earnings, and reports the their battle royale game, Apex Legends, is “easily the fastest-growing franchise we’ve ever had.” EA also announced that it is looking to expand the number of platforms the game is available on.
“We are in advanced negotiations to bring Apex Legends to China and to mobile,” the company said during Tuesday’s call. (Via The Verge)
While that’s all the information that EA offered, it’s a clear indicator that EA is looking to compete with Apex’s biggest competitors, Fortnite and PUBG. Both of those games are available on mobile. Both games are massive hits, although they take different approaches to mobile. (Fortnite offers the same experience across all platforms, including mobile, while PUBG has a separate version for mobile devices, called PUBG Mobile.)
EA didn’t announce a date for when Apex might make the move to mobile, nor which approach it would take in the movie. The company is clearly looking to keep Apex’s momentum going forward. “We are hugely excited about the future of Apex Legends,” the company said on Tuesday..