Apex Legends’ debut on Steam is less than two weeks away. Respawn today revealed that the battle royale will be posted on Valve’s storefront on November 4, alongside the launch of season seven. Switch owners, meanwhile, will have to wait longer to play: Apex won’t arrive on. the platform only in 2021. Fans have been expecting Apex to switch to Steam since EA and Valve announced a partnership in October 2019. Respawn was scarce with details. , giving only vague indications such as “next year” and “this fall”. But the studio has finally shared an official release date: Steam players won’t have to worry about losing their level or cosmetic. “All progress and unlocks in your account will be transferred between the two platforms,” Game Director Chad Grenier said in the official message. Apex on Steam will work differently from other third-party games like uPlay or even some Origin titles. The battle royale “will launch directly with Steam without running Origin,” according to one developer. However, Switch players have a longer wait ahead of them. Grenier revealed that the team “needed more time” to port Apex to Switch, with an official launch scheduled only for “next year.” When it debuts on the console, gamers will have access to “cross-platform play, our latest seasonal content, and full feature parity with other versions of the game,” he said. hands on three limited-time gun charms that celebrate the partnership between EA and Valve. The articles are inspired by the Portal and Half-Life franchises and mix elements from both franchises with Apex, including Octane with a headcrab, Wattson holding a Companion Cube and a potato GLaDOS (slow clamshell processor probably not included).