Apex Legends hits 25 million players in a week - smashing Fortnite's record


Fortnite went from making $3 billion in revenue in 2018 to being joked as a "dead game" by the gaming community two months later. Fortnite still has an extremely large players base sitting at around 200 million, as well as billions in the bank to improve the game.

Despite some people missing older school battle royale games, we think it's pretty great according to our Apex Legends review in progress.

The big update regarding the player count was that Apex Legends has amassed more than 25 million players with over 2 million concurrent players at its peak.

"Despite having over 600,000 less total hours streamed than Fortnite in the past seven days, Apex Legends incredibly has had nearly 11 million more total hours watched", notes Dexerto.

Apex Legends is already available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC. The viewing numbers for Apex Legends have crushed the competition, in large part due to the number of top streamers making the switch to the new game.

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Sadly, Wilson did not indicate when Apex Legends might make the leap to mobile. Despite the sheer number of battle royale titles that have launched over the previous year, none of them could really hold a candle to Fortnite, at least not as far as Twitch viewership was concerned. There's many more reasons why it could be the next Fortnite that just those, so enjoy the video and don't forget to subscribe to CBR for more Fortnite content.

In the EU, Team Mane (Gotaga, Micalow, and Robi) came in first with 399 points (339 kills and 12 wins).

There might have been a number of impressive performances throughout the afternoon, but none were more impressive than what was seen from NRG Esports' first Apex Legends pro Dizzy.

And Apex Legends appears to be growing fast. Another factor is its quality, according to Ahmad, who points out that numerous popular streamers have been raving about its game play.