Apex Legends Hits 50 Million Players

Apex Legends

The game released on February 4 with no prior build-up or marketing but quickly found a large audience reaching 10 million players and 1 million concurrent players within 72 hours of its launch. Introducing this pass will be a major opportunity for EA to monetise Apex Legends and it will hopefully strike the right balance and offer good value so it is well received.

The figures above come directly from Respawn's CEO Vince Zampella who shared a short highlights reel on Twitter. Are you one of Apex Legends' 50 million players?

Apex Legends has taken the battle royale scene by storm and now the team over at Respawn are celebrating another huge milestone for the online game: Over 50 million players! Players are wondering whether they can enjoy this fantastic and appealing game with their friends on separate platforms. One such bug has the Apex Legends The Player achievement not unlocking.

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Taking to Reddit the other week, they revealed that in its first 10 or so days on the market, already 16,000 people had been banned from Apex Legends. You can choose from eight characters or "legends" with each one of them having different sets of abilities. But that may change. The Apex Legends player community on Reddit have voiced their opinion about this, but Respawn has yet to address it. "The Apex Games welcome all comers - survive long enough, and they call you a Legend". As per a datamined code, Apex Legends may soon add Solo Mode and 2-Man Squads.

Comparatively, it took the biggest game of arguably the decade in Fortnite and its Battle Royale, 16 weeks to even hit 45 million players.

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