EA Says Apex Legends Won’t Threaten Battlefield 5 Firestorm

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The new figures showed a $90 million revenue shortfall against its projected annual revenue as the gaming giant, famously rated as America's most hated gaming company made $1.29 billion in 2018. Overall, the company had a total income of $262 million with net bookings reaching $1.609 billion. Given how EA has repeatedly said that this is a "premium" game, that rules out this being a small, indie-ish title.

Less than eight hours after its release, the game had already gained a million players.

Apex Legends distinguishes itself from the competition with its unique characters, each with distinct abilities and personalities, as well as the fact that if you play your cards right you can revive your dead squadmates.

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After the surprise launch of battle royale Apex Legends, Respawn Entertainment confirmed yesterday that it wasn't working on Titanfall 3.

Expected to replace the Titanfall franchise, Apex Legends reportedly shares a number of close similarities with Fortnite. Though it's too early to tell if Apex Legends has the staying power of Fortnite or PUBG, it's clear that Electronic Arts and Respawn want to make it as big as it can possibly be by launching it as a free-to-play title and considering all platforms. We'll be collating all of the official Fortnite Battle Royale update/patch notes and breaking down all the new features added to Epic Games' phenomenon for Android and iOS phones and ... [On Apex Legends], the ping system guarantees you'll never have to talk to a racist preteen.

McCoy says they tried to figure out a more balanced version of mechs in Apex Legends, but "when we tried Titans that weren't as powerful, or had "gotchas" to them, it really ruined that power fantasy of what a Titan is and should be".