In just 72 hours, Apex Legends has managed to accumulate a total of 10 million players across PS4, Xbox One and PC, and concurrently, the game has hosted 1 million players. In such a short space of time, the battle royale experience set in the Titanfall universe has set the world on fire. Now, if only I could finally get a bloody win.
The player base for Apex Legends has been growing exponentially since the game launched at the start of this week. Within 8 hours, the game had 1 million players, followed by 2.5 million players within 24 hours. The game has also been posting big numbers on Twitch, as it’s currently the most popular game to watch on the streaming site.
In a blog post on EA’s website, Respawn’s CEO Vince Zampella thanked the fans for supporting the game: “We hoped you’d love it as much as us, but never in our wildest dreams could we have expected the outpouring of support and positivity we’ve seen. From all of us at Respawn, thank you for giving us and Apex Legends a chance. Thank you for joining us on this journey. This is just the beginning! We have so much more in store for you this year.”