Apex Legends

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Developer: Respawn Entertainment
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release date: February 4, 2019
Rating: Teen
Compete in a high-stakes, free-to-play battle royale as daring Legends. Traverse dynamic landscapes and outwit opponents to be the last squad standing.

About the game

Apex Legends, developed by Respawn Entertainment, is a free-to-play, first-person shooter released in 2019. Set in the Titanfall universe, it combines fast-paced action with battle royale gameplay, as squads of three players compete to be the last team standing. The game features a diverse cast of characters, known as Legends, each with unique abilities and roles, promoting strategic teamplay and synergy. Apex Legends emphasizes mobility and verticality with its fluid movement system, including sliding and zip-lining. Regular content updates, including new Legends, weapons, and map changes, keep the game fresh and engaging, making Apex Legends a standout title in the crowded battle royale genre.

Reasons to play

  • Unique character abilities: The diverse cast of Legends with distinct abilities and roles offers strategic depth, ensuring varied gameplay experiences and encouraging cooperative teamplay.
  • Fluid movement system: Apex Legends' emphasis on mobility and verticality, including sliding and zip-lining, provides dynamic and engaging combat encounters, setting it apart from other battle royale games.
  • Regular content updates: The game receives frequent updates, introducing new Legends, weapons, map changes, and limited-time events, which keeps the experience fresh and exciting for players.

Reasons not to play

  • Battle royale fatigue: If you are not a fan of the battle royale genre or have grown tired of its mechanics, Apex Legends may not provide a sufficiently unique experience to hold your interest.
  • Time investment: As with many multiplayer games, reaching a high skill level in Apex Legends requires a significant time commitment, which may not be ideal for casual players or those with limited gaming time.
  • In-game monetization: While the game is free-to-play, some players may find the microtransactions and loot box system for cosmetics and in-game currency off-putting or discouraging, especially if they prefer to unlock content through gameplay alone.


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