Today sees the launch of Apex Legends – Respawn Entertainment's popular free-to-play battle royale game – on Nintendo Switch, so what better time to check out some tips and tricks designed to get you off to the best possible start?

Nintendo Minute's Kit and Krysta have teamed up with Apex Legends director Chad Grenier to provide exactly that, going over several tips and general advice regarding the Hot Zone, Gyro controls, your Jumpmaster, and more. If Switch will be your first experience with the game, these words of wisdom should definitely come in handy.

The game's frame rate and resolution were recently revealed if you're into your technical stats, as well as the news that the game will feature cross-play, but not cross-progression just yet. If you want even more Apex Legends content, make sure to check out the most recent gameplay trailer or have a read of our full interview with the team behind the Switch version.

Are you thinking of trying Apex Legends when it drops on the eShop today? Did you find these tips useful? Let us know with a comment.