Electronic Arts announced back in May
that its most valuable franchise, Apex Legends is going to be available on other platforms soon, including mobile. However, the publisher did not say how long fans of the battle royale must wait to be able to play the game on smaller screens.
Well, it looks like we now have an answer to that question, and to sum it up, it's not good. EA chief executive Andrew Wilson confirmed that Apex Legends will come to mobile in the 2021 fiscal year, which is quite a long time (via Dexerto
Apex Legends is a major long-term franchise for us, and since launch, we've significantly expanded the team working on the game and it continues to grow. With the Apex Legends community now growing pass 70 million players, we're focused on expanding to mobile new platforms and new geographies, as well as launching and Apex competitive gaming program that we'll share details on soon.
The 2021 fiscal year starts on October 1, which means Apex Legends
won't be available on Android and iOS devices until at least that date. Of course, there's no guarantee that the mobile version of the game will be released in 2020 and since the 2021 fiscal year ends on September 30, 2021, there's really no telling how long we'll have to wait.