In Apex Legends, the primary game structure consists of three-player squads which
Update 08/12/19: Respawn Entertainment has added the Apex Solo mode for a limited time, offering a single-player option to anyone interested. In the future, it's possible that Respawn may make the Apex Solo mode a permanent feature.
Can You Play Single Player in Apex Legends?
As of the time of this
In an interview with VG247, design director Mackey McCandlish elaborated on the idea behind squads-only combat:
“We were looking for social opportunities. That’s manifested in this game’s three-man squads, pinging a smart comms system that helps squads coordinate, and respawn chambers keep squads playing. In the same way that we didn’t consider any of the conventions of
Of course, solo and duo play is currently one of the top requested features for Apex Legends. With the developers actively seeking player feedback, they could always change their stance on how Apex Legends is played. If you’re someone who wants single player added to Apex Legends, be sure to let the developers know on Reddit and Twitter.
The more it’s requested, the more the odds of it being added to the game increase. Until then, you can create a party with two of your friends if you prefer playing with people you know, or use matchmaking to group up with random players. Apex Legends is free-to-play on PC via Origin, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
While we wait for more information to come out on the addition of solo and duo play to Apex Legends, what do you think of the situation? Are you disappointed that singleplayer is not available, or are you fine with playing in squads? Let us know down in the comments below! For more on Apex Legends, be sure to check out some of our previous guides including how to use a finisher in Apex Legends, all Legends characters in Apex Legends, and whether there’s cross-platform support in Apex Legends.