Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch launches March 9

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Respawn Entertainment may finally be ready to start talking about Apex Legends on the Switch again. The studio is announcing the release date for season 8 of its battle royale shooter, and that may include the release date for the game on Nintendo’s hybrid home/handheld console. Apex Legends hits Switch on March 9, according to a press release posted by a Japanese gaming news site.

Respawn has confirmed this date on its blog:

We're proud to announce that Apex Legends launches on Nintendo Switch on March 9th, 2021.

❗️: https://t.co/V19mWq3zF1 pic.twitter.com/EA3jCDMayf

— Apex Legends (@PlayApex) February 2, 2021

Developer Panic Button is overseeing development of the Switch port of Apex