Respawn’s Apex Legends appears to be going from strength to strength, and is soon adding Seasons, Battle Passes, new characters and modes, and rather expectedly, NPCs could be making their way to the free-to-play title.
Data miners have been frequently unpicking the game’s files to get ahead of the curve and find what is coming in future updates, and the next update (although, unconfirmed) appears to show a list of different NPC types arriving soon.
Some Character names has found in the apex files, is written as “NPC” character (non playable characters,
I think that maybe that a second side in the game like we used to see in Titanfall2 in the multiplayer mode…
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— BigBomBesh (@BigBesh) March 8, 2019
NPCs will definitely add a bit of variation to Apex‘s gameplay, some players are concerned about the effect that non-playable characters might have on the balance of the gameplay. However, if this leak is true, it doesn’t show what context these NPCs will be added in, for example: could the NPCs be part of a story or single-player patch? Only time will tell.