Apex Legends becomes a smash hit: 10 million players in 3 days

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With Battlefield V's battle royale looking deader than the condom in my wallet, Apex Legends has proven itself to be a massive hit with players in its first week, going from 1 million players in a single day to over ten million in three days.

Respawn boss Vince Zampella could barely contain himself on both twitter and a new blog post, in which he thanked fans and spoke of, "a truly incredibly journey".

Other single player titles in the genre like Fornite's Save the World single player mode are paid for, so if Respawn does make a Apex Legends single player campaign, it might cost money.

And other people are most definitely playing it, but there's also a lot of fans who are watching it too on Twitch because, as of writing this article, it's now the top viewed game with 145K viewers. Showing Respawn's pedigree as a team of creatives who clearly game regularly themselves, we've got shakeups to the battle royale formula like respawns and finishers, right next to Titanfall-aping gunplay and knee slides keeping locomotion fresh. We knew it would be risky to take the franchise in this direction, to go free to play, and do a surprise launch.

Apex Legends is what you'd get if you smashed Fortnite and Overwatch together and cooked them in a Titanfall pot.

Not only did the Apex Legends player base reach 10 million players total, but the Apex Legends concurrent players number has breached over one million!

This is just the beginning! Apex Legends' peak recorded almost 600,000 concurrent players, proving that the game is indeed starting strong.

The "Age of the Battle Royale" has yet to come to an end, as seen with the recent release and popularity of Apex Legends. Big Twitch streamers like Dr. Disrespect, Shroud, and Myth are set to duke it out in Respawn's new free-to-play titan. We have so much more in store for you this year.

This number nearly tripled within the day, garnering a total of over 2.5 million unique players in just 24 hours.

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