What’s going on with EA on mobile? | This Week In Business

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While we find ourselves experiencing a wave of announcements that online games are closing down, perhaps the most surprising was EA’s decision to scrap Apex Mobile, the smartphone spin-off of its battle royale Apex Legends.

Despite being named Game of the Year by both Apple and Google – and was a mobile launched that other studios could learn a lot from – the portable shooter will go offline on May 1 – not even a full year after launch. Not only that, but EA has also decided to abandon the in-development Battlefield Mobile, and shut down mobile developer Industrial Toys.

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