EA has announced the cancellation of Apex Legends Mobile and Battlefield Mobile, as well as the closure of developer Industrial Toys, who was working on the latter game.
News of the cancellation comes with EA’s latest financial results, with the publisher saying it has opted to end development on Apex Legends Mobile. launch Last May – because “the ongoing experience did not meet the expectations of the players”.
Ah separately stated Apex Legends studio Respawn Entertainment shed a little more light on the concerns surrounding the game’s development, stating: Not up to standards of quality, quantity and rhythm. ”
“This is why, after months of work with our development partners,” the statement continued. [PUBG Mobile developer Lightspeed and Quantum Studios], having made a mutual decision to end the mobile game. ”
As a result, Apex Legends Mobile will officially end on May 1st of this year.However, the game will be pulled from storefronts and all real money in-app purchases will be disabled starting today. Rumbleverse Closing Notice TodayEA does not refund real money purchases made by players, citing the terms of the User Agreement.
Regarding EA’s decision to end development of Battlefield Mobile, the publisher explained“As the industry has evolved and our strategy to create a deeply connected Battlefield ecosystem has taken shape, we have decided to pivot from where we are today in order to best fulfill our vision for the franchise and meet the expectations of our players. bottom.”
News of Battlefield Mobile’s cancellation has confirmed that Industrial Toys, a developer acquired by EA in 2018, will be shutting down. Industrial Toys was founded in 2012 by Bungie co-founder Alex Seropian, who created a number of shooters for mobile, including Midnight Star, before the EA acquisition.the studio is clearly We plan to work on Battlefield Mobile in 2022. EA has not yet said how many employees will lose their jobs as a result of the decision to close Industrial Toys.