Join gaming leaders, alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, for their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 this upcoming January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event.
Apex Legends is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. It’s free-to-play, which gives it an advantage when it comes to reaching a large audience. Still, 50 million players in one month is a monstrous number.
Number of Apex Legends players after:
8 hours – 1m
1 day – 2.5m
3 days – 10m
1 week – 25m
4 weeks – 50m
Number of Fortnite BR players after:
2 weeks – 10m
6 weeks – 20m
11 weeks – 30m
16 weeks – 45m
— Daniel Ahmad (@ZhugeEX) March 4, 2019
The 2nd Annual GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming Summit and GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2
January 25 – 27, 2022
Of course, Apex Legends gets to benefit from Fortnite’s previous success. It turned millions of gamers into battle royale fans, and they then became curious when Electronic Arts and developer Respawn Entertainment surprise launched Apex Legends. After trying it and realizing that Apex Legends is good, many of them told their friends.
Apex Legends will launch its first battle pass some time this month as part of its first season. It will give EA and Respawn a new to monetize the game. The first season will also introduce new characters and weapons.
GamesBeatGamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
- Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
- The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
- Networking opportunities
- Special members-only interviews, chats, and "open office" events with GamesBeat staff
- Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
- And maybe even a fun prize or two
- Introductions to like-minded parties