Apex Legends: Two Playable Characters are LGBTQ, Says EA

EA and Respawn have confirmed two playable characters of their new free-to-play battle royale sport, Apex Legends, are members of the LGBTQ group.

In character profiles on the EA “Meet The Legends” web page, “Shielded Fortress” Makoa Gibraltar is confirmed to have devoted his life to serving to others after his mother and father rescued “he and his boyfriend” from a mudslide whereas the couple was out joyriding on his father’s stolen bike.

In an interview with Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Respawn Neighborhood Supervisor Jay Frechette additionally confirmed “Technological Tracker” Bloodhound, whose actual identify, age, and homeworld are unknown, is both “non-binary, or a minimum of non-specified, when it comes to gender.”

This is not the one multiplayer shooter to disclose LGBTQ info on playable characters currently, as a brief story not too long ago explored the LGBTQ backstory of Overwatch’s Soldier 76.

Apex Legends has hit the bottom (and partitions) working, with over 2.5 million gamers within the first 24 hours. Respawn not too long ago revealed why there are not any Titans in Apex Legends, and introduced plans to permit cross-play sooner or later. Apex Legends is offered now on PC, PlayStation four, and Xbox One.

Brian Barnett is an IGN freelance information/options/wiki guides author. You may get your repair of Brian on Twitter @Ribnax or on The Platformers (online game podcast) or Hooray For Anime! (anime watch-along podcast)

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