Apex Legends is a new battle royale that took everyone by surprise. It’s just way better than expected and much better than other BRs like PUBG or Fortnite if you believe the players. On the very first day of it’s release, the game crossed 2.5 million players with around 600,000 concurrent. Ten million in the next few days, with over 1 million concurrent players. Today, the game is a week old ever since it went operational with no beta testing or any hype before it’s release whatsoever.
The growth is exponential and doesn’t seem to be slowing down at all. The CEO of Respawn Entertainment, Vince Zampella tweeted via is official handle on Twitter, saying that the game has officially reached 25 million players, along with,
Well over two million concurrent players.
Been waiting all day to tell you this madness… @PlayApex hit 25 million players this morning. Read more about it at the link below. Remember we have Season One starting in March and more surprises coming. https://t.co/gwj1sZSQnY
— Vince Zampella (@VinceZampella) February 11, 2019
In an update on Apex Legends, Vince Zampella confirmed,
Since we launched Apex Legends last week on Monday we’ve seen the creation of an Apex Legends community that is excited, thriving, and full of great feedback and ideas.
And reassured the new fanbase by also saying,
Our goal is to build this game with you, our community, so keep giving us your feedback because we really are listening.
Future Plans for Apex Legends
In the update, Vince Zampella shed some light on the plans they have for the game in the near-future.
I can’t tell you everything we have planned, and we are looking at changes based on player feedback and experiences.
Although, he announced the Twitch Rivals Apex Legends Challenge. The Challenge will take place this Tuesday the 12th and next Tuesday the 19th. This will feature over 48 of the biggest streamers on Twitch toe-to-toe against each other live in Apex Legends. The whole spectacle will be streamed on the Apex Legends Twitch Channel.
This Valentine’s week, Respawn also intends to make it exciting for their player base. By releasing limited edition Valentine’s Day themed loot, they will surely have some amazing skins, quips, banners etc in store for you.
The Battle Pass will be available starting this March, marking the start of Season One of Apex Legends. This will also make new Legends, skins, outfits, banners, quips, poses and everything else available to try out.
Apex Legends has truly left a mark when it comes to Battle Royale games. The sheer popularity speaks for their success. This week, we will be posting a player’s guide for Apex Legends so be sure to stay tuned to esportsportal.
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