Apex Legends

Respawn Entertainment, Electronic Arts

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
86
Top Critic Average
93%
Critics Recommend
Based on 60 critic reviews
Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.
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Apex Legends

Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.

Rating Summary

Based on 60 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

93%

Critics Recommend

Based on 60 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Feb 4, 2019
Xbox OneFeb 4, 2019
PCFeb 4, 2019

Developer: Respawn Entertainment

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Genres: Survival, First-Person Shooter

Conquer with character in Apex Legends, a free-to-play* Battle Royale shooter where legendary characters with powerful abilities team up to battle for fame and fortune on the fringes of the Frontier.

Master an ever-growing roster of diverse legends, deep tactical squad play, and bold new innovations that level-up the Battle Royale experience—all within a rugged world where anything goes.

Welcome to the next evolution of Battle Royale.

A Roster of Legendary Characters
-Master a growing roster of powerful Legends, each with their own unique personality, strengths, and abilities that are easy to pick up, but challenging to truly master

Build Your Crew
-Choose your Legend and combine their unique skills together with other players to form the ultimate crew.

Strategic Battle Royale
-Use your abilities--and your wits--to make strategic calls on the fly, adapting your crew's strengths to meet new challenges as the match evolves.

Genre-Evolving Innovation
-Experience a brand-new array of innovative features that level-up the Battle Royale genre, including Respawn Beacons, Smart Comms, Intelligent Inventory, and an all-new way to drop into the action with Jumpmaster deployment.

Sweet, Sweet Loot
-Drop in and loot up with a host of powerful weapons, diverse attachments, and useful armor to protect you in battle. After the battle, collect a wealth of cosmetic options for personalizing your character and weapons, and unlock new ways to show off during the match.

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Mighty Head
30
Strong Head
10
Fair Head
3
Weak Head
1

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IGN

9 / 10.0
IGN

Apex Legends is squad-based battle royale done right, complete with cool heroes, a superb communication system, and polished mechanics.

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PC Gamer

93 / 100
James Davenport

Apex Legends is a quiet revolution in how we communicate in games, and an excellent team-based battle royale I can recommend to anyone, caveat-free.

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GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+

An immaculate battle royale that could be sold at a premium price point, but instead is one of the best free-to-play games ever.

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Game Informer

9.3 / 10.0
Game Informer

Respawn successfully blends battle royale and hero shooters to great effect, raising the bar for free-to-play first-person shooters

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Recent News

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Apex Legends Focus Means Respawn is ‘Pushing Back’ Titanfall Plans

Respawn is reaffirming its support for Apex Legends amidst frustrations over communication, but acknowledges that Titanfall is being 'pushed back' as a result.

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Apex Legends Details Priorities Moving Forward

Apex Legends Details Priorities Moving Forward

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Respawn: Apex Legends will stick to seasonal updates to improve quality, avoid crunch

Respawn: Apex Legends will stick to seasonal updates to improve quality, avoid crunch

CEO Vince Zampella and producer Drew McCoy address Apex Legends’ update cadence

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Respawn Entertainment delays Titanfall 3 to focus on Apex Legends

Respawn Entertainment delays Titanfall 3 to focus on Apex Legends

Today, Respawn Entertainment — the team behind Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Apex Legends — announced that Titanfall 3 will have to wait while it focuses on Apex Legends. A lot of gamers won’t be happy at this news.

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New Titanfall plans are being pushed back so Respawn can focus on Apex Legends

New Titanfall plans are being pushed back so Respawn can focus on Apex Legends

The focus is on Apex and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order right now.

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Apex Legends Season 2 details: new gun, character, and map changes

Apex Legends Season 2 details: new gun, character, and map changes

Respawn also details fixes for some of the game's most annoying bugs.

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Titanfall 3 Pushed Back as Respawn Focuses on Apex Legends Support

Titanfall 3 Pushed Back as Respawn Focuses on Apex Legends Support

Respawn hit it big with Apex Legends, their take on the Battle Royale genre. 50 million players jumped onto the free-to-play title, eclipsing any previous

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Apex Legends Season 2 Info Coming in June, Better Communication Promised

Apex Legends Season 2 Info Coming in June, Better Communication Promised

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Apex Legends sticks to seasonal updates: 'we don't want to overwork the team'

Apex Legends sticks to seasonal updates: 'we don't want to overwork the team'

Respawn's CEO discusses Apex' future.

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