Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends has only been in the wild since Monday, but in a single week it has managed to gather a staggering number of players.
As the successor to Titanfall 2, Apex has gripped players with its tight gunplay, satisfying movement and hero-shooter inspired abilities. In just a single week, Apex Legends has gathered up a whopping 25 million players across PC, Xbox One and PS4.
Shared by the game’s official Twitter account, Respawn thanked many content creators for helping them share their game with millions of viewers. Of course, they also thanked the 25 million people who have given Apex a shot.
This past week has been beyond our wildest imagination. Thank you to all 25 million Legends out there. You too @shroud @drdisrespect @CouRageJD @FemSteph @Ninja and many more amazing creators out there! ?? https://t.co/8r1NBy9chf pic.twitter.com/BzY48xQm4V
— Apex Legends (@PlayApex) February 11, 2019
As Fortnite‘s newest competitor, many are wondering if Apex will be the game to dethrone Epic’s Goliath game in the battle royale genre. Call of Duty’s Blackout mode may also have a challenge on its hand. With very little content coming to the $60 battle royale game, outside of snowballs, it isn’t in a great place right now.
Nevertheless, Apex Legends is a fantastic battle royale game. While it may not be the Titanfall 3 that many of us want, it is a brilliant take on the genre. After all, it is free. Go ahead and try it out.