Apex Legends executive producer Drew McCoy has stated that Respawn Entertainment will ‘never’ make a sequel to the popular game.
“I mean, most people don’t realize how long it takes to make anything, and so a character for us takes about a year and a half to make,” McCoy said, “So we’ve been playing Wattson since early last year, but we have so much stuff in the pipe right now coming that people are always like, ‘So what are you guys gonna do for this or that?’ Like dude, we’re thinking years ahead at this point. We do believe in this game as a live game. We’re never gonna make an Apex 2; hoping next Season 72 is awesome. That’s kind of where our head is at: how are we setting this up for the long term.”
There isn’t really a reason to make an Apex Legends 2 either, since no other battle royale title has seen the need to make a second game, furthermore, an Apex Legends 2 game would be functionally the same to Apex Legends, so, what would be the point?
Apex Legends season 2 begins on July 2 on PC, Xbox One, and PS4.