Why were laser sights added to Apex Legends? One class of weapon was just too damn good, Respawn dev says

The weapons were just too strong in too many situations.

Why were laser sights added to Apex Legends? One class of weapon was just too damn good, Respawn dev says

Laser sights have been a topic of major discussion in the Apex Legends community in season 14. Some people like them, but a vocal contingent of players view the attachments as essentially useless.

So why exactly did laser sights come to Apex, and why were barrel stabilizers removed as a possible attachment for submachine guns? Well, it’s pretty simple, according to Respawn developers: SMGs were too good at too many things.