Apex Legends crossed 1 million concurrent players in under 72 hours

Apex Legends ping tool was tested by making everyone silent strangers

Apex Legends ping tool was tested by making everyone silent strangers

If you've been playing the latest battle royale extravaganza from Respawn, you'll notice there's no Apex Legends battle pass available.

An article by Kotaku noted that Apex Legends players have been finding tiny plush animals hidden throughout the game.

The only way players can get their hands on an Heirloom Set is through opening Apex Crates, which players receive by leveling up. Even without using the ping tool, your character informs the squad of important actions, like when you're stopping to top up your shields.

One of the developers of Apex Legends hid a tribute to his dog in a corner of the battle royale's map. I'm still not sure whether I'm just shy or antisocial, but I hate being the first one to have to talk in a game, either in text or voice.

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However, that is now when the film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats will be arriving (December 20, 2019 - FYI). Except this one is a movie, rather than a Broadway show.

Instead of merely jumping on the BR bandwagon, Apex Legends actually attempts to shake the formula up a bit. Do let me know in the comments if this fix worked for you.

While the aforementioned event doesn't indicate Epic Games feels threatened by Apex Legends, it does mean there is a sense of competition, which is great for the consumer. More Legends will be coming to the game, but not via the battle pass.

"Early engagement appears impressive, and player feedback appears largely positive, and we see the potential for upside if user growth and monetization trends can maintain the game's early momentum", writes Robert W. Baird's Colin Sebastian, who has an Outperform rating and $90 price target on EA. Whether these will be wild and wacky like the Fortnite challenges sometimes can be, or simple ones that you don't need to go out of your way to do, we're not sure.

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