More good news for mobile gamers as Respawn Entertainment confirmed that the Apex Legends closed beta will be expanding to a further five countries in Asia, Africa, and South America. The announcement comes almost two months after the game’s closed beta debuted for Android devices in the Philippines and India.
In a recent tweet, Respawn now announced that the closed beta was being extended to a further five countries namely Indonesia, Peru, Egypt, Colombia, and Lebanon. There was no definitive date provided as to when registrations for the closed beta would commence in these countries but Respawn Entertainment hinted that it would drop “within the next few weeks”.
How to register for the Apex Legends closed beta
If you live in any of the mentioned countries and want to test out the Apex Legends Mobile beta, all you have to do is go to the game’s Google Play page and tap on “Register”. Once done, you may have to wait a while before receiving an invite from Respawn themselves to play the game.
Merely registering for the closed beta doesn’t guarantee an invite and there will be a certain element of luck involved as well. Also do note that currently the closed beta is only available on Android devices although an iOS port is expected once the full version of the game launches in the future.
Capitalizing on the mobile market
Respawn’s latest move to expand the Apex Legends closed beta operations to more countries is encouraging and shows their intentions at tapping the mobile market in developing countries such as Asia and South America, where mobile gaming is much more accessible to a majority of the population. Apex Legends has been a resounding success, particularly on the PC version where it continually rakes up more than 100,000 players on steam every day.
Of course, Apex Legends Mobile won’t be the first battle royale game on mobile but if the success of the PC version is anything to go by, it promises to be one of the best, if not the best, on the market when it does launch worldwide.