Apex Legends Reddit In Disarray After Respawn Insults Players Amidst Iron Crown Protest

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  • Published on Aug 19, 2019
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  • YongYea
    YongYea  Month ago +1718

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    • Xardion
      Xardion 24 days ago

      Players being freeloaders hmm they need players to keep the game going and they put it out for free probably saving money on advertising.

    • Yzumi Wang
      Yzumi Wang 29 days ago

      EA - from "Lootbox" to "Suprise Mechanics" to "Eventbox" what comes next? :P

    • Rew T
      Rew T Month ago +1

      When it comes to cursing, I've talked with people that are okay with it and think its okay for it become common language... but then again, they are never seen as something positive because their meaning always relays something negative. It's funny seeing how unprofessional the PR is in that company because calling people names and giving no ounce of remorse to the players isn't something you want to see from people that come to you as their main means of getting in touch with the game's heads of development.

      And, to make it even weirder, they could actually come clean and let people know how the company really wants to move forward (and that is to really try and get people to spend) or tell some lie to die down the hate and get those that want to leave, to leave so that there isn't much bad coverage but this... this is just making the whole player base get upset and group together to want to pull out...

    • DarksUper3DgeLord Toufiq
      DarksUper3DgeLord Toufiq Month ago

      Unlike other f2p games in Apex you actualy get few "handme down" trash items if you never spend any money.

    • ΛutistiЄ
      ΛutistiЄ Month ago

      You're #48 on Trending, man.

  • M D
    M D Day ago

    Breath of the Wild: 25 bucks for 2 new side quest modes (Master Trials and Champuon's Ballad)
    Xenoblade Chronicles 2: 30 bucks for some extra blades, extra side missions, and an entire new game (The Golden Country)
    Smash Bros Ultimate: 25 bucks for 5 DLC characters, with stages and accompanying music. Mii Fighter skins are all 75 cents each.
    Apex: Hundreds of dollars for FUCKING SKINS?
    I seriously dont get it. I would literally, physically vomit if I discovered myself spending that much money for literally nothing. I cannot understand throwing that much money at a game.

  • anothga
    anothga 2 days ago

    12:32
    In Paladins, a single battle pass that costs *15* dollars will give you *four* skins that feature new models, character voices and (quite possibly) ability effects. You also get one new announcer pack, at least two or three new taunts, several loot boxes to get even more stuff *for free* and several "skin boosts" that, when activated, temporarily grant your *entire team* the ability to pick skins that you don't even own yet.
    Asking for 20 dollars for just one gun is flatout insulting.

  • LaRZy
    LaRZy 2 days ago

    What would happen if everyone across the globe one one particular day uninstalled their game client ? (judgement day)
    Would EA listen then ? or just continue to say "we're listening" ?
    EA, It's in the shame!

  • Id Ealistic
    Id Ealistic 5 days ago

    Insult the customers = lose the customers = lose your income = losing your business. Simple logic, but if management is full of their own opinion, they will feel the pain soon....This is going to be the downfall of Respawn...

  • LazynewNEO le93nds
    LazynewNEO le93nds 5 days ago

    *Dont play the gamewow. ... 3 second video !*

  • Whovian Gamer
    Whovian Gamer 6 days ago

    "Most of yall are freeloaders and we love that"...that was the moment I stopped spending money in this game. Id spent hundreds and had the ps cards to get the iron crown bullshit (wasnt happy about it, but was going to because I wanted it.) But the moment I read that I decided to buy a few games instead. Thx Drew for reminding me that dedicating my free gaming time to full single player games is more rewarding.

  • Hyoomin Beeying
    Hyoomin Beeying 7 days ago

    Warframe is the flagship free to play title, but build times are 12hrs to 3days and new players are more likely to rush
    Only the veterans have a voice, and they all say it's completely free
    But if a gambling addict gets ahold of it, they're definitely gonna drop some cash
    Those addicts are less likely to speak up out of shame, and for any addict looking for a game WITHOUT insidious transactions, Warframe is one of the first suggested

  • YASAN
    YASAN 7 days ago

    I have spent hundreds on Overwatch for cosmetics which is not even a free game. But I regret even buying the battle pass on Apex.
    I have never seen developers being like this towards their players. And it's like they don't even fix the game's bugs. The code:leaf bug has been happening a lot for the past few months and they've not fixed it. Which is weird because it makes consuming the game really hard.
    It's like Apex is a good game in it's core but it has super shit developers. I can't wait until there is a good alternative game available.

  • Clit Commander69
    Clit Commander69 10 days ago

    I have no faith in humanity

  • SINthetikTerror
    SINthetikTerror 10 days ago

    What's interesting about this is the developer's approach on the situation. It almost seems as though they can't understand where the backlash is coming from and why it's so hostile. The exuberant prices for skins or items providing an edge over an opponent didn't develop over night and the reason why the gaming community is so pissed off is because it's been happening for years. Pretending to be surprised at the level of frustration from players is mind-blowing and sickening. It's been all over the gaming media that people are disgusted with EA's practices so why would it be OK for a different company to start doing the same thing?

  • Grug Urgh
    Grug Urgh 11 days ago

    Ya know what I've always done when a game gives me the option the option to buy my way to glory?

    I grind until I get bored then barely play the game anymore.

  • jonathan maldonado
    jonathan maldonado 12 days ago

    problem fix delete apex

  • Tymme Zinni
    Tymme Zinni 12 days ago

    People on Reddit are upset?! Whodathunkit?! (Understandable, but ... isn't that all Reddit's (or at least all Reddit's video game subs) about?

  • Xerox Sos
    Xerox Sos 13 days ago

    Yeah I know that this is more like the dev's fault, but I really despise EA with all of my fibers. Man, they ruin every, like, EVERY game developers that they touch

  • Ragefire11
    Ragefire11 13 days ago

    Welp, so much for this game :shrug:

  • Pekka Lauttamus
    Pekka Lauttamus 14 days ago

    This is right way of making apology it is wisdom of South Park. I bet admitting problem and praising fan base would have better reception. Try this clip South Park- Japanese penis is so small. I wonder why developers always defend themselves by attacking fans or consumers perhaps American corporate culture? Or too high salaries and not understanding value of digital item? Even trying to defend this by saying need to keep players interested or need money and they are actually driving away fanbase by placing everything behind paywall or gambling. Steady content free to play games keep players interested not milk the whales events with horrible deadlines. Some games do this lot better some of them are also free to play none have been so outrageous as Apex has been. Well it is again test of limits how much are whales willing to pay.

  • neilnightblade
    neilnightblade 16 days ago

    All I see from "community managers" is just general whinging about mean people and shitting on their playerbases.
    The fuck are these people even for?

  • Blackjax137
    Blackjax137 17 days ago

    Begs the question how a reasonably renowned developer who once made Titanfall, devolved into the f-ing mess they are now.
    I doubt that these morons are representative of the studio as a whole, and will probably be fired or their official handles removed... But FFS EA, how do you NOT realize why consumers view and treat you with sheer distain?
    Apex, dying.
    NBA, dying.
    FIFA, dying.
    Need for Speed, clinging to life please shoot it already.
    Mass Effect, dead.
    Dragon Age, dead.
    Anthem, dead.
    Sims, dead.
    Red Alert, dead.
    Command & Conquer, dead.
    Medal of Honor, dead.
    Battlefront, dead.
    And yet EA STILL doesn't get it.

  • HypeOr
    HypeOr 18 days ago

    In their minds, what does it take before anger and frustration is warranted? Their product disrespects the customers, but they expect the customers to respect them?

  • Cobalt
    Cobalt 19 days ago

    WHAT TF DID THEY DO WITH THE FIRST 100M WE GAME THEM. devs think we actually stupid smh

  • ELbow
    ELbow 19 days ago

    EA is a scumbag company, and i boycott their games for years now. But this is a free game. A good free game at that, and its just a cosmetic item. If people want to pay that much to stand out, then let them. Why is everyone so upset about this? If this was a 60 dollar game or if the weapon gave you an edge over other players than i would understand.

  • Scott West
    Scott West 19 days ago

    And if you want our money, you better be prepared to ask how high when we say jump or we will eventually go to someone who will

  • Scott West
    Scott West 19 days ago

    Players weren't ass hats to developers in the old days because there was not bullshit microstransactions back then and you could earn EVERYTHING in the game that you paid 60$ by playing the game. Once you devs agreed to allow the game to be split up into pieces so it can squeeze every possible cent out of the player base, that's when we lost any respect and became (rightfully) upset

  • Pobozsnyi Adam
    Pobozsnyi Adam 19 days ago

    stop buying EA products if you want a change!

  • An Alien
    An Alien 19 days ago

    That's right, we DO get to complain, *we're only giving you our money.*

  • Izzy
    Izzy 19 days ago

    Electric Arses... Pay us.

  • michael baughman
    michael baughman 19 days ago

    It’s funny reading these comments and thinking anything is going to change. It’s been two weeks now, and guess what nothing changed. I guess all you guys did was a whole lot of nothing. Nice to know where the gaming industry is heading.

  • Halcion Koenig
    Halcion Koenig 19 days ago

    Respawn, and EA, acts like this because they know these idiots will keep playing their game, and throwing their money at them.

  • tmastersat
    tmastersat 20 days ago

    Its over we deleted the game

  • verkpunk
    verkpunk 20 days ago

    Reddit crybabies need to get bitch slapped once in awhile. Peasants dont deserve that axe.

  • KhoiKO
    KhoiKO 20 days ago

    Apex legends cosmetics look like shit.

  • KhoiKO
    KhoiKO 20 days ago

    Why people get mad 😡 at companies of course they try cheat you to get your extra money. Stop supporting them. That’s all you got to do. Just quit damm game. Apex got boring as hell after a month.

  • Diffy
    Diffy 20 days ago

    Just a peaceful, genuine question (not defending apex): why don't people shit on valve for having items like knives so rare that they cost then of thousands of Dollars?

  • Patrick McNugget
    Patrick McNugget 20 days ago

    Those people will never learn.

  • Vinicius
    Vinicius 21 day ago

    They already made enough money that they could insult every players mothers and ancestrals without being even scratched financially or in any other whey actually. Sad but true.

  • complexxl9
    complexxl9 21 day ago

    Why people care so much about cosmetics? I'm with developers on this one, they can charge whatever they want, if it's selling then it is fine, if is not selling they will lower the prices, no reason to be angry on cosmetics only free to play game. If you want to release something super exclusive it has to be super expensive. Would you want that axe if it was free and anyone had one?

  • Sebastian Sochanski
    Sebastian Sochanski 21 day ago

    How employee of such a well known studio can behave in that appalling way!

  • conner69jewell69
    conner69jewell69 22 days ago

    If they had just made an almost impossible way of getting the items for free entire problem fixed. Even if the chances are microscopic just having the chance would be a better look. Personally i think most of the community sounds like babies crying over cosmetics but I will agree having items completely locked behind multiple paywalls is shitty but mostly to the minority of ppl actually spending money on cosmetics.

  • jayson fernandez
    jayson fernandez 23 days ago

    I've boycotted EA games for years now. imagine how their games would be like today if everyone did the same thing...

  • Big Smoke
    Big Smoke 23 days ago

    Game industry crash is coming.....

  • Mr1346798
    Mr1346798 23 days ago

    As long as people keep paying for it, they will keep doing this type of stuff. To them I recommend finding a less expensive way to get a dopamine hit.

  • Evangeliman
    Evangeliman 23 days ago

    "YOU ALL" like we are all one person... im not responsible if someone else makes shit personal, you being a victim of personal attacks is a separate matter from the issue at hand...

  • Evangeliman
    Evangeliman 23 days ago

    its cause there is nothing worth buying in apex... make some better skins, better items that take actual effort to make.

  • Shiki Aura
    Shiki Aura 24 days ago

    "What, don't you guys have jobs?"

  • Chum Calm Down
    Chum Calm Down 24 days ago

    It’s funny cause back in the day all games needed was $60 dollars and call it a day. Issue is, these multiplayer games are just not worth it. Even if a game wants more, Be freaking good, like God of War, Spider-Man PS4

  • Length Feature
    Length Feature 24 days ago +2

    Tbh League of Legends should be standard when it comes to microtransactions, absolutely optional and no pressure to buy premium currency, extremely affordable and well worth content, too bad the community is horrible

  • Length Feature
    Length Feature 24 days ago +1

    I stopped playing apex legends when they introduced fortnite passes and capitalised on adding more micro transactions, grinding for loot boxes just felt a lot more painful

  • Dr Gru
    Dr Gru 24 days ago +1

    Meh, I'm not surprise at all...REMEMBER it's EA

  • Azariachan
    Azariachan 25 days ago

    Man, so glad I don't play this garbage game. Got burnt out playing Overwatch and I'm never touching another one of these games ever again. They're all the same cancer.

  • cmillerpa33
    cmillerpa33 25 days ago

    I simply will not play their games. I prefer to enjoy my gaming experience.

  • Schazmen Rassir
    Schazmen Rassir 25 days ago

    Yeah, I remember a time when gamers weren't being ass-hats to developers... It was before the time when developers started being assholes to the customers...

  • Kristopher G
    Kristopher G 25 days ago

    All this from the people who brought us titan fall 2??? I am very disappointed right now... :/

  • Bagel
    Bagel 26 days ago

    This is legitimately insane. Can't believe professionals representing themselves and their company would act like this. Blatantly anti-consumer

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    Jarod H 26 days ago +11

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  • hectic Raccoon
    hectic Raccoon 26 days ago

    They charge to much for a online game that I won't be able to use in other games it Is just a waste of money because the game won't last forever.

  • Nuno The Dude
    Nuno The Dude 26 days ago

    These people deserve as much hate and troling as possible dont defend trash

  • Nuno The Dude
    Nuno The Dude 26 days ago +1

    Okay am i the only one who doesent buy microtransactions and lootboxes?

  • XxKhaos VoidxX
    XxKhaos VoidxX 26 days ago

    I have to side with the devs on this one, look it might be their game and so on, but is clear that in order to keep making the game that have to meet a number, and having EA as your corporate overlord demanding income and demanding more so it will meet their standard...rather than encouraging the devs and allowing more time and less ...scum bag features and focus on the game itself and what features it can offer.
    Point fingers at EA point fingers at the real cause not the people working 10+ to make sure their corporate overlords are happy.

  • Jade Bennet
    Jade Bennet 26 days ago

    I loved this game. I was at the point where I was going to buy the Battle Pass but this entire ordeal has made me lose interest. Such a shame.