Apex Legends Director Chad Grenier Departs Respawn

Apex Legends director Chad Grenier will leave Respawn, the studio that helped establish it in 2010. Steve Ferreira, who joined the Apex Legends team as a lead in 2019, will replace him.

“Today is a moving day for me. After years of making the best games in the industry, I loved it 11 years ago and said goodbye to the studio that helped set it up,” Grenier said. Is writing.

In Grenier’s memo, he thanked Respawn founder Vince Zampera and other members of the team and said he felt like a “child leaving the nest.”

Grenier has been Director of Apex Legends since mid-2019 and was one of the developers who left Infinity Ward with Zampera when he was fired with Jason West in 2010. Grenier did not reveal his intentions for the future.

Grenier’s departure happens in the turmoil elsewhere in EA. Yesterday, EA announced the departure schedule for DICE’s general manager Oskar Gabrielson, and Zampella added DICE to his portfolio as a group GM.

Apex Legends was launched on PC in February 2019 and is currently in the middle of Season 11.

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