Apex Legends takes its Battle Royale style cues from games like PUBG and Fortnite and mashes them together with Overwatch hero selection style for picking characters.
Raking over 10 million players in just a few days of its release, Apex Legends is all set to give PUBG and Fortnite a run of their money. Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game set in the Titanfall universe. The game is currently available on PS4, Xbox One and PC platforms with over 1 million concurrent players.What is Apex Legends?
Apex Legends takes its Battle Royale style cues from games like PUBG and Fortnite and mashes them together with Overwatch hero selection style for picking characters. Developer Respawn has made Apex for than a run-and-gun shooter, giving characters more depth through origin stories.Squad Breakdown
The game features a total of 8 different playable characters in 3 different roles – offensive, supportive and defensive. Each character has their own set of abilities – Passive, Tactical and Ultimate. An important thing to note is that only six of the eight characters are available for free in the game, the two others require the purchase of a premium pass. Once a character is selected players are thrust into the game in teams of three to compete against 20 other 3-player teams.
Bangalore – Smoke Launcher / Double Time / Rolling Thunder
Mirage – Psyche Out / Encore! / Vanishing Act
Wraith – Into the Void / Voices from the Void / Dimensional Rift
Gibraltar – Dome of Protection / Gun Shield / Defensive Bombardment
Caustic – Nox Gas Trap / Nox Vision / Nox Gas Grenade
Lifeline – D.O.C Heal Drone / Combat Medic / Care Package
Pathfinder – Grappling Hook / Insider Knowledge / Zipline Gun
Bloodhound – Eye of the Allfather / Tracer / Beast of the Hunt