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While many battle royale tournaments feature a pool of players facing off against each other in the same lobby, the first Apex Legends tournament featured popular streamers loading up into public lobbies and racking up as many kills as possible.

It's clear there is an audience for this as Apex Legends was at the top of Twitch all day with streamer Shroud commanding around 200,000 views at one point. Major competitors PUBG and Blackout are both paid-for titles, and the fact that the barrier for entry is so low on PS4, Xbox One and PC for Apex is likely why it's doing so well.

During its first three days, Apex Legends drew in 10 million players, 2.5 million of which were during the first day.




The 25 million milestone was shared by the game's official Twitter account, complete with the comment that the success of the past week has been beyond Respawn and EA's wildest imagination. It's also become a fixture of Twitch and YouTube, although that's also been true of other titles, most of which then faded into near-obscurity as many content creators moved back to games like Fortnite. The grind can be long depending how much you win, but by saving up in-game currency or leveling up your rank, players have access to character and weapon skins, emotes, banners, and more.

It'll be interesting to see if Apex will be able to keep up this early momentum as we progress and see the game evolve in the weeks and months to come.

Mostly quality-of-life UI tweaks paired with smooth, accessible but competitive gameplay, are the kickers that make Apex Legends so attractive. This is a great number for a game that launched barely a week ago.

Peak viewership numbers tell a similar story, with Apex Legends securing 491,894 viewers and Fortnite landing at 326,454.

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