Saturday, 16 February, 2019

Apex Legends possibly coming to mobile and with cross-platform play too

PUBG and Fortnite competitor Apex Legends hits 10 million downloads within 3 days of launch: Here’s why Tfue Reveals The Main Reason Fortnite Streamers Are Switching To Apex Legends
Kayla Schwartz | 13 February, 2019, 02:09

Just as the Fortnite phenomenon was emote-dancing its way to becoming an untouchable force on the competitive gaming/Twitch throne, Respawn Entertainment pulled a "hold my beer" moment with their new viral hit Apex Legends. Shortly after the announcement Monday, gamers were playing Apex Legends on the popular streaming game service Twitch at almost three times the number they were Fortnite, and even more than other popular streaming games like League of Legends.

The spinoff from the Titanfall universe has surged in popularity since launching as a free-to-play game on PS4, Xbox One and PCs. During the Electronic Arts Q3 2019 earnings call it seems that a possible porting of the game to mobile devices has been mentioned to try to fight the domain, for now undisputed, of Fortnite especially in the Asian territory.

KitGuru Says: Alternatively, Respawn could use limited trial modes similar to Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in order to test the water rather than outright splitting the player base.

"Apex Legends' stunning success should also greatly reduce the frustration with management sometimes expressed by investors", the analysts said, adding that "Fortnite" took three months to reach 30 million users.

Brand new Battle Royale game Apex Legends is certainly whipping up a storm. Fortnite released figures in November 2018, however, confirming more than 200 million downloads and peaking at over eight million concurrent players.

Four-time All Pro Antonio Brown intends to 'move on' from Steelers
Brown was additionally found guilty of reckless driving after failing to make his court appearance in Pittsburgh earlier Tuesday. Brown, a sixth-round pick in 2010, has become arguably the NFL's best wide receiver in Pittsburgh.

Now, over 25 million gamers have signed up for Apex Legends in just one week. Over on ResetEra, member Nefer has noticed the uptick in players, and have made a post comparing the Titanfall 2 player count before and after Apex Legends' release.

For now, Epic Games probably doesn't have too much to worry about.

What makes Apex Legends so popular?

A special Battle Pass for Apex Legends will launch in March, which will boast a glut of new weapons, items and other rewards.

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