Apex Legends

Respawn Entertainment, Electronic Arts

Mighty Man
OpenCritic Rating
86
Top Critic Average
93%
Critics Recommend
Based on 61 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 61 critic reviews
Mighty Man

OpenCritic Rating

86

Top Critic Average

93%

Critics Recommend

Based on 61 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
32
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

Respawn Apologizes For Apex Legends Lootbox Controversy

Respawn Apologizes For Apex Legends Lootbox Controversy

The developer has changed the way a recent event handled lootboxes.

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Apex Legends Dev Issues Mea Culpa For Iron Crown Cosmetics

Apex Legends Dev Issues Mea Culpa For Iron Crown Cosmetics

Following a controversy over exclusive Apex Legends cosmetics being prohibitively expensive, the team at Respawn is admitting fault and trying to set things right.

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Apex Legends dev Respawn admits it messed up Iron Crown

Apex Legends dev Respawn admits it messed up Iron Crown

Respawn is apologizing for messing up Apex Legends' most recent event. It probably needs to start listening to what EA has already learned.

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Apex Legends Changes How to Earn Iron Crown Skins After Player Backlash - IGN

Apex Legends Changes How to Earn Iron Crown Skins After Player Backlash - IGN

Respawn is changing the way players can earn Iron Crown legendary skins in Apex Legends.

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Respawn reverses course after Apex Legends loot box controversy

Respawn reverses course after Apex Legends loot box controversy

Fans will now be able to purchase Iron Crown skins directly

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Apex Legends has a new Octane skin available through Twitch Prime

Apex Legends has a new Octane skin available through Twitch Prime

Octane gets his own Iron Crown-style skin

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Apex Legends' New Solo Mode Is Attracting Teaming Cheaters - IGN

Apex Legends' New Solo Mode Is Attracting Teaming Cheaters - IGN

Solo players are reporting on Reddit that they're encountering duos and trios in Apex Legends' temporary single player mode.

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