Apex Legends doesn't require PS Plus on PS4

Apex Legends

Apex Legends allows players to choose between eight "Legend" characters, each with unique abilities and play styles.

Apex Legends is out now on PS4, Xbox One, and Origin for PC and is free-to-play. Some reports state that development on Titanfall 3 shifted into what became Apex Legends. Each match consists of 20 teams of three players, for a total of 60 players.

There are no pilotable mechs in the game. It appears that Apex Legends will feature seasons and themed events similar to Fortnite, except that some of these events will add new characters to the game as well.

For more on Apex Legends, check out the official launch trailer and a gameplay deep dive trailer.

So, Apex Legends is clearly off to a blazing start, but the real test will come in the longer-term picture, and whether this success can be sustained over the coming months. Titanfall 3 is also likely in the works, although there's no word on when we'll see it.

The roster of playable heroes now sits at eight, though Respawn Entertainment is expected to add more characters over time. It's a free-to-play battle royale that, interestingly, won't let you use the Titan mech suits that make Titanfall so iconic.

Season 1 officially begins in March, and will mark the launch of the battle pass system. Respawn has officially stated though that Titanfall 3 is now not in development and all their resources are working on Apex. Each time a player levels up, they will earn rewards like an Apex Pack, Legend Tokens, or both. However, you should be able to find them pretty quick in your Legend customization menu and Armory since they're all titled "Greatness Awaits".

If you're looking for a team-based battle royale that truly puts an emphasis on the "team" side of things while standing out from the likes of Fortnite and PUBG, you should absolutely give Apex Legends a shot.

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