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Apex Legends crossed 1 million concurrent players in under 72 hours

09 February 2019, 04:24 | Casey Mitchell

Apex Legends crossed 1 million concurrent players in under 72 hours

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Apex Legends is already one of the hottest games around, boasting over 10 million players less than a week after it was both announced and released.

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If you haven't tried Apex Legends yet, there's obviously nothing stopping you from giving it a shot, as it's free.

Apex Legends is now available on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. While the game is a traditional battle royale affair, of course, it's a somewhat different spin on the formula, as it kind of crosses Fortnite with Overwatch. Even with the pedigree of developer Respawn Entertainment, no one could have predicted the success it's garnered. Well, if you're looking for the biggest player base, then PS4 or PS4 Pro is the way to go. Many believed that its foundation was that of a Titanfall game, which evolved into this new battle royale shooter. "We're very excited about Apex Legends, the upcoming launch of Anthem, and a deep line-up of new experiences that we'll bring to our global communities next fiscal year".

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On Wednesday publisher Electronic Arts it is looking to the releases of "Apex Legends" as well as BioWare's "Anthem" to help following a hard financial quarter. They're the characters themselves, and as of right now you can spend Apex Coins or Legend Tokens on unlocking Caustic and Mirage.

We've had no word on weekly challenges in Apex Legends yet, but if they're following the same format as the other major battle royale games then expect to see some form of challenges implemented in season one. This feature has not been confirmed, but it's likely going to be included as cross-play becomes more important, especially with next-generation looming.

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