An Apex Legends developer has provided an update on the long-awaited feature of leaderboards with both good and bad news. While there are plenty of features Apex Legends players on Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S want to see added to the game, leaderboards is a longstanding one and one that developers on the game have hinted at being added in the future, but so far these hints haven’t been realized.
That said, this week Chin Xiang Chong, the game’s lead designer, provided an update on the feature. The good news is the team hasn’t forgotten about leaderboards, which remains on the list of things it would like to do. The bad news it doesn’t sound like it’s near the top of this list.
“Yep, it’s on a list of things we’d like to do,” said Chong. “Unfortunately, the list is very long and time and resources are limited, so it’s ultimately a question of priorities, and unfortunately, compared to, say, cross-play, this was lower priority.”
Yep, it’s on a list of things we’d like to do. Unfortunately the list is very long and time and resources are limited, so it’s ultimately a question of priorities, and unfortunately, compared to, say, cross play, this was lower priority.
— Chin Xiang Chong (@tangentiallogic) March 19, 2021
Unfortunately, this is all Chong has to say about the feature. In other words, while it sounds like it’s coming, there’s no word of when it will come. At this point though, it’s safe to assume it won’t be dropping during Season 8.
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