Apex Legends subreddit fans are extremely unhappy with the answers one Respawn developer gave following the microtransaction changes for the Iron Crown event.
Respawn received a lot of negative feedback after the start of
For example, Bloodhound's Heirloom Ax required players to get all the cosmetics from the event and then pay an extra fee on top.
Apex devs apologized for their monetization, but fans were not happy.
Respawn defended its position by stating that a mistake had been made, but many fans did not buy this and responded with inflammatory responses.
is nothing new, but developers maintain their position and some fans claim it is a broken line.
A comment from Respawn developer dko5 says that most of the players are "free files" and it's not "I didn't sit well with the fans.
" There is a lot of data on how monetization works in free games, and we run the tests ourselves by selling skins for sale in the store, "writes the developer," The amount of people who spend is insanely low, most of you are free loaders (and we like it!) and a price change did not move the needle.
The comment received 282 down at the time of writing with many fans saying that this is the result of too high a cost for microtransaction, but the developer says that's the reality of things.
Apex Legends Devs are facing a major turnaround.
"I don't know what to say to you dude – the data is very clear," he wrote in a comment with 49 consecutive comments. "We would have made significantly less money by the time the game might not be viable."
Respawn spends a lot of time responding to Reddit fans after the backlash, but it just so happens that they don't like what they like listening to. Paul Tassi of Forbes even sounded and mentioned the chaos that is currently going on.
"most of you are free loaders (and we love it!)" 😬
– Paul Tassi (@PaulTassi) August 17, 2019
EA went through this with the release of Star Wars Battlefront 2 and their comment on the "sense of pride and accomplishment" that became the most sparse response in Reddit history.
Since then, Battlefront 2 has rebounded and completely reconfigured itself, even winning many Reddit fans. Time will tell if the same will happen with Apex Legends.