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What Engine Does Apex Legends Use?

Apex Legends comes out in February 2019 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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By Shubham Dalal | Dec 23, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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Apex Legends comes out in February 2019 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Respawn Entertainment developed Apex Legends and the game is published by Respawn’s parent company EA (Electronic Arts). Respawn was best known for the Titanfall series before being tapped by EA for Apex Legends. Respawn Entertainment used a version of the Source engine in the development of Apex Legends and “Respawn Entertainment’s development engine for Apex Legends”.If you need more information about What Engine Does Apex Legends Use? then read carefully and don’t forget to share with your friends.

What Engine Does Apex Legends Use?

According to Eurogamer, Respawn Entertainment used a heavily modified Source engine for Apex Legends. This allowed the developer to make a number of changes to deliver a larger, detailed map with wider draw distances. The Source engine was developed by Valve in 2004. The same engine was used to develop the popular Valve games in the Counter-Strike, Half-Life and Portal series. Other developers used the Source engine to create games such as Insurgency and The Stanley Parable.

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The mobile version of Apex Legends was developed using the Unreal Engine 4 by Lightspeed Studios, who co-developed the mobile version with Respawn Entertainment. Respawn began working on Apex Legends in late 2016. The game’s release in 2019 came as a surprise to many, who assumed that Respawn Entertainment was working on a third game in the Titanfall series.The Apex games are based on the Titanfall universe and include modified versions of many guns and other content (such as Pathfinder’s melee) from Titanfall 2.

Nearly two years before the release of Apex Legends, Respawn debuted a playtest on a new Titanfall game mode called ‘Survival’ where pilots and Titans would battle it out battle royale style. By October 2017, the first versions of Gibraltar, Bloodhound and Wraith were developed and by November 2017, Respawn began play on a map that would eventually be called Kings Canyon with 50 players. The game name changed from “Survival” to “Apex Predator”.The game went through many other changes before becoming the Apex Legends we know and love today. Respawn Entertainment is currently working on Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. Respawn began working on Apex Legends in late 2016.

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