Apex Legends: Two Playable Characters are LGBTQ, Says EA

EA and Respawn have confirmed two playable characters in their new free-to-play battle royale game, Apex Legends, are members of the LGBTQ community.

In character profiles on the EA “Meet The Legends” page, “Shielded Fortress” Makoa Gibraltar is confirmed to have dedicated his life to helping others after his parents rescued “he and his boyfriend” from a mudslide while the couple was out joyriding on his father’s stolen motorcycle.

In an interview with Rock, Paper, Shotgun, Respawn Community Manager Jay Frechette also confirmed “Technological Tracker” Bloodhound, whose real name, age, and homeworld are unknown, is either “non-binary, or at least non-specified, in terms of gender.”

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