25 million people played in Apex Legends this week

The peak number of online players simultaneously exceeded 2 million.

The news about the success of the shooter on his twitter shared the head of Respawn Vince Zampella. In addition, he spoke about the immediate plans for the development of the game.

  • Twitch Rivals Apex Legends Challenge – a championship with 48 famous streamers who will fight with each other. As the name suggests, the event will be held on Twitch from February 12 to 19.
  • Temporary event with loot dedicated to Valentine’s Day.
  • The first season starts in March – the Battle Pass, new characters, weapons and loot will appear in the game.

Apex Legends Performance

  • 8 hours – 1 million players
  • 1 day – 2.5 million players
  • 3 days – 10 million players
  • 7 days – 25 million players

Apex Legends (red) vs Fortnite Battle Royale (purple) – the number of registered players from day one.

Fortnite Battle Royale Performance

  • 2 weeks – 10 million players
  • 6 weeks – 20 million players
  • 10 weeks – 30 million players
  • 16 weeks – 40 million players

Peak online

  • Fortnite Battle Royale peaked at two million online players in 16 weeks from release. Apex Legends took a week to do this.
  • Fortnite is currently peak online with 8.3 million players and PUBG on Steam with 3.2 million.
  • Peak online Apex Legends is already higher than FIFA 18 – it has 1.6 million players.

Apex Legends without preliminary announcement was released on February 4. The shareware game immediately received massive support from streamers working with EA, and in just a few hours attracted more than a million players.

The resounding success of the “royal battle” has already had a positive effect on the value of the publisher’s shares. In addition, online Titanfall 2 from Respawn has grown 2-3 times.

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