Nintendo Switch

Apex Legends™

Welcome to the next evolution of Hero Shooter.

Contains in-game purchases.

Conquer with character in Apex Legends, a free-to-play* Hero shooter where legendary characters with powerful abilities team up to battle for fame & fortune on the fringes of the Frontier.


A Roster of Legendary Characters - Master a growing roster of powerful Legends, each with their own unique personality, strengths, and abilities that are easy to pick up, but challenging to truly master

Build Your Crew - Choose your Legend and combine their unique skills together with other players to form the ultimate crew.

Strategic Squad Play - Whether you're battling on a massive floating city in Battle Royale or dueling in close-quarters Arenas, you'll need to think fast. Master your Legend's unique abilities and coordinate with your teammates to discover new tactics and powerful combinations.

Innovative Combat - Master an expanding assortment of powerful weapons and equipment. You'll need to move fast and learn the rhythms of each weapon to get the most of your arsenal. Plus change it up in limited-time modes, and get ready for a boatload of new content each season.

Ever-Expanding Universe - Apex Legends takes place in an immersive universe where the story continues to evolve, maps change each season, and new Legends keep joining the fight. Make your mark on the Apex Games with a multitude of distinctive outfits and join the adventure!

*Conditions & restrictions apply: http://x.ea.com/72737

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Celestial Sunrise Collection Event

1/24 at 10:00 a.m. PT to 2/7 at 10:00 a.m. PT

Celebrate the dawn of a new year in the Celestial Sunrise Collection Event! Put your skills to the ultimate test in the new limited-time mode Hardcore Royale. Limited HUD, a ring that starts at max damage, no EVO Armor or helmets, no armor swapping, no mercy: show yourself to be a Legend among Legends.

Unlock 24 limited-time cosmetics to shine with a new light with Legendary skins for Octane, Pathfinder, Caustic, Ash and more. Earn additional items with the event’s rewards track. And if you unlock all 24 cosmetics before the event is over, you’ll automatically receive “Jadeite Retribution”, a new Reactive Peacekeeper skin!

Product information

Supported play modes




Release date

March 9, 2021


ESRB rating

Supported play modes

TV mode, Tabletop mode, Handheld mode

Game file size

22.5 GB

Supported languages

English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

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This game supports:Save Data Cloud

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