EA’s breakout battle royale hit also easily exceeded two million concurrent players over the weekend.
There seems to be no stopping Apex Legends hitting fresh highs following its debut, and the latest revelation is that the game has reached 25 million players in its first week – and last weekend it exceeded two million concurrent players.
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.
There’s a good reason why the big cheeses on Twitch are being thanked directly in the tweet, because Apex Legends streamers are a big part of how the battle royale shooter has been pushed so hard.
That has definitely helped the game’s success, as has the fact that it’s completely free, and smartly polished with a somewhat different take on the genre.

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