Apex Legends Developer Respawn Entertainment has released a fairly explicit statement asking players to stop harassing members of the development team. While the developer is also behind the previous version Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and next Star Wars Jedi: Survivoramong other things, the meaning seems to be that this is specifically aimed at people who harass members of Apex Legends Team.
“We have recently seen increased harassment towards members of our development team,” read a statement posted late last night on the official Respawn Entertainment Twitter account. “We welcome community input, however, the line between constructive feedback and our development team’s inconvenience cannot be crossed.”
– Respawn September 22 2022
“We want to remind our players that we have a zero-tolerance policy against threats and harassment against our developers,” Respawn Entertainment’s statement continues. “We will take appropriate action to ensure the health and safety of our team. We love hearing feedback and will continue to work alongside our community to foster a respectful and collaborative environment and support the competitive integrity of our game.”
It is unclear whether a specific incident prompted Respawn to intervene and issue this statement. This isn’t the first time a video game developer has said something about the way players have handled employees this year. God of War Ragnarok Developer Santa Monica Studio asked everyone to treat each other with respect, for example, back in July after rumors of a lack of news about the video game.
generally, Apex Legends Season 14, or “Hunted,” is currently available with Vantage as the game’s newest legend. Apex Legends itself is currently free to play on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X | S, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Other Respawn Entertainment video games include Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and next Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. You can check out all of our previous developer coverage in general here.
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