Apex Legends Frame Rate & Resolution on Nintendo Switch Revealed

The frame rate and resolution of Apex Legends on Nintendo Switch were discussed in depth in a developer interview. The game was first released in 2019 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, with a Switch port following later.

Respawn then posted a trailer showcasing Apex Legends gameplay on the Nintendo Switch, whetting fans’ appetites for the game’s release today. While the game’s graphics seemed to be excellent, many people were skeptical about how well it would do in person.

The Switch edition of Apex Legends is out today, and excited players are looking forward to seeing how it compares to other iterations of the game. Nintendo consoles have a reputation for being underpowered, despite the fact that they are still exclusive. Players are expecting that the Switch’s success will compete with Microsoft’s and Sony’s powerhouse consoles.


Respawn and Panic Button spoke with Japanese-language publication Famitsu just before Apex Legends’ Switch update to discuss the game’s resolution and frame rate. Apex Legends can run at 720p while the Switch is docked to a TV, according to the creators. The resolution is 576p while the Switch is in handheld mode (or if the player is using a Nintendo Switch Lite).

The frame rate is 30fps regardless of the player’s mode. Some big Switch ports, such as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, have followed suit. These figures are in stark contrast to Apex Legends’ resolution on PC, PlayStation 4 Pro, and Xbox One X, which supports up to 4K resolutions and 144 frames per second. PC players will have access to a large number of additional graphical tools, which they can use to improve the game’s visual quality at the expense of performance.


Although the Switch’s resolution and frame rate capabilities can seem pitiful in comparison to other consoles and PCs, the fact is that players who wish to play Apex Legends at the highest graphical settings will not be using Nintendo’s console.

The Switch has the advantage of portability and ease of use, allowing players to play the game wherever there is a secure internet connection. It may not be the most elegant version of the game, but it does have the advantage of portability and ease of use. Although split-screen co-op isn’t supported in the game, enterprising players can assemble and play in handheld mode with their Switches, offering an enjoyable in-person multiplayer experience.

Christian Allen Tandoc
Christian Allen Tandoc
Christian Allen Tandoc is a frantic writer, blogger, and ghostwriter. He quit his office job as an Applications Engineer for the love of writing. When he’s not working, he’s either playing with his PS4 or his 1-year old daughter.

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