Apex Legends has burst into the Battle Royale scene with a huge splash, dominating the market and blowing almost every other game out of the water. No price tag is what played a major role in helping the game reach such a target. What do you think about the stream sniper epidemic hitting the top Fortnite streamers, and do you think Apex Legends handles the problem better than the competition?
This comes courtesy of ShiinaBR (and their ApexUpdate account) on Twitter (as spotted by VG247), a data miner who has been a prolific source of Fortnite leaks in the past, but has now unearthed some very interesting nuggets regarding rival shooter Apex Legends.More news: Hulu’s Catch-22 Teaser Brings the Acclaimed Novel to Life
The bug, encountered by multiple members of the Apex subreddit, is stopping players from jumping off the ship at the beginning of the game, and preventing them from taking damage. The game has been dominating on Twitch since its release and many players have loved what they have played so far. (That itself an oddity, because most of these games offer solo, duo and four-person modes.) They would also make it easier to enjoy the game when someone doesn't feel like playing with strangers but none of their squad mates are free.
EA owns iconic gaming franchises such as "FIFA", "Need for Speed" and "Battlefield", but the rapid rise a year ago of free-to-play online games like "Fortnite" and "PUBG" are forcing the company and its industry peers Activision-Blizzard and Take-Two to sit up and take notice. That's part of the reason why people stick with games like League of Legends despite their toxicity-nobody wants to lose their rank.More news: President Trump Preps for El Paso Rally
Wall Street analysts covering EA were optimistic about "Apex Legends" but said it was too early to tell if it could become the next "Fortnite".
Neither Respawn nor EA have responded to these reports. Code is never immaculate; references to scrapped features can be found in pretty much any game.More news: Death toll rises to 17 in residential building collapse in Istanbul