So “Apex legends” is the new competition to fortnite, the game by the EA team is a Battle royale shooting game. Fortnite has been the most talked about game for a while now and boasts more than 200 million players worldwide.
The game was reported to have brought in $2.4 billion in earnings for epic games in 2018. But we might be seeing that number surpassed really soon by the Apex legends which are also showing no signs of stopping.
“Apex Legends” only brought in about 90,000 viewers at its peak on its first day, impressive, like that was not enough, within the next 8 hours the game was downloaded 1 million times( that 1 mill within 8 hrs….you do the math). In it first month the game was having more than 50 million players. Vincent Zampella, CEO of Respawn Entertainment, said the “Apex Legend”player base reached 2 million in less than 24 hours,😧 and one month later, he tweeted that the game had surpassed 50 million players.
That not all yet, the game also became the most watched video game on twitch. With more than 390,000 concurrent viewers watching live a day after the game’s release. The game is fast-paced and features unique characters, rather than the generic avatars of “Fortnite” and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.”
The team said they are planning on adding cross-play support to the game in the future, but progress and unlocked items will not be shared between different platforms. This guys are really gonna be giving fortnite a run for their money.“Apex Legends” is free-to-play and available now on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, and via Origin on PC.