Apex Legends launches on Steam on Nov. 4. Respawn Leisure’s fashionable free-to-play shooter is the newest large Digital Arts title to be obtainable at Steam, because the writer’s détente with the PC market continues its thaw.
The official launch date is similar day Apex Legends’ Season 7 begins. At present’s announcement mentioned those that have been enjoying on Origin now “can simply change backwards and forwards with Steam,” which means development and merchandise unlocks are shared by each platforms.
Steam gamers will get three free gun attraction cosmetics, based mostly on Valve’s Portal and Half-Life sequence. They embody GLaDOS as a potato, Octane as a headcrab sufferer, and a twee Wattson with companion dice.
One yr in the past, EA began bringing new video games again to Valve’s storefront, after practically a decade of being unique to EA’s competing Origin service. Greater than two dozen video games from the writer’s again catalog have been added over the summer season, after which on the finish of August, EA introduced its Origin Entry subscription service to the platform, too.
Origin Entry has since been rebranded as EA Play, and the consumer will quickly be generally known as EA Desktop, taking the Origin title utterly off the books. The service launched as Origin in June 2011.