Apex Legends create history, Hit One Million unique player Milestone in Just Eight Hours

Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends reached more than one million players in just eight hours of availability for the free-to-play battle royale shooter game take place in the Titanfall universe.

After its announcement yesterday evening, the Titanfall battle royale spin-off became directly downloadable on PC, PS4 and Xbox One. As a free-to-play game, players can try the game with no upfront costs that partly explains the massive numbers of player. Apex Legends is also a pretty solid shooter in its own right.

As part of the game’s instant popularity may also be down to Respawn Entertainment’s influencer marketing strategy. Battle Royale Apex Legends is currently the most popular game on Twitch that rest at 157k viewers at the

time of writing and last night peaked at around more than 495k viewers according to TwitchStats and TwitchTracker. The most popular battle royale streamers such as Shroud and Dr. Disrespect, who were requested to Respawn’s preview event that garnered the peak viewership of 114k and 73k respectively.

Apex Legends Gameplay

Apex Legends gameplay is fun, thanks to some unique design choices that the Respawn Entertainment team made and it’s going to be well received, even though it’s coming late in the battle royale market dominated by Fortnite, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), Call of Duty: Blackout, and other similar games. It’s the first title that Respawn is releasing since Electronic Arts bought the Los Angeles studio for $455 million in 2017 and it looks like Electronic Arts may get its money’s worth.

Because it is completely different from the first two Titanfalls titles that were shooters with big mechs, the team definite to brand the game with the different types of name, Apex Legends.