Wikipedia Forum – Apex Legends is a no-cost Battle Royale Hero shooter developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. The game was launched for PlayStation 4, Windows, as well as Xbox One in February 2019 as well as with Nintendo Switch in March 2021 in March 2021, and later to PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S on March 20, 2022. The mobile version of the game that was designed to be played on touchscreens, dubbed Apex Legends Mobile came out in May 2022, and was available on Android as well as iOS. The game is compatible with multi-platform play with the exception of the mentioned mobile platforms.
In the lead-up to a match The players divide in three or two player teams to select already-designed character models that have unique abilities. They are also known as “Legends“. There are two game different modes. It is played in “Battle Royale” Up to 20 teams of three players or 30 duos of two players are stranded on a island, and look for equipment and weapons prior to trying to beat any other player in the fight. The play space in the island decreases as time passes, forcing players to move around or risk being in the area of play, and could end up being fatal. The team that is the last to remain alive takes the victory in the game. When playing “Arenas” , the players join three teams to fight with another team in 3v3 match between teams in a sequence of rounds in order to decide who will win the game. Teams are successful when the team is at or above three points and are two points better than the other team.
Apex Legends is located in the same science fantasy universe as the Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall series. There are a number of characters of The Titanfall game being featured in minor roles or as playable Legends. The development of the game started at the end of 2016, but it was kept a secret from the moment it was announced. Its debut in the year 2019 was unexpected up to that point, because there was speculation it was a sign that Respawn Entertainment was working on another installment in the Titanfall series which was the company’s first major game. Apex Legends received generally favorable review from the critics which praised its gameplay, its progression system and the blending of elements from different genres. A few considered it to be an excellent competition to similar battle royale titles. Apex Legends surpassed 25 million users at the close of the first week and reached 50 million players within the initial month. In April 2021, the game was playing with around 100 million people which makes it among the most popular video games in history according to player count.
Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, MORE
Initial release date: February 4, 2019
Developers: Respawn Entertainment, Panic Button Games
Mode: Multiplayer video game