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

Trailers

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Meet Caustic – Apex Legends Character Trailer

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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

Apex Legends' damage reduction buff for Gibraltar appears to be broken

Apex Legends' damage reduction buff for Gibraltar appears to be broken

The big boy now takes physical damage even when his shield is still active.

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Apex Legends: Caustic, Gibraltar Bug Fix in the Works

Apex Legends: Caustic, Gibraltar Bug Fix in the Works

Apex Legends players discover Caustic's and Gibraltar's new Fortified perk is bugged, but developer Respawn Entertainment is aware of the issue and working on a fix.

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Apex Legends Mirage Guide: Tips On How To Be A Top Tier Holographic Trickster - GameSpot

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Apex Legends Nintendo Switch Is Unlikely, Respawn Says

Apex Legends Nintendo Switch Is Unlikely, Respawn Says

Will the battle royale game come to Switch? Here's what developer Respawn thinks about that.

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Apex Legends Update Retunes Gibraltar And Caustic, Introduces Bonus XP Event

Apex Legends Update Retunes Gibraltar And Caustic, Introduces Bonus XP Event

You can level up your battle pass faster with an upcoming event, and two of your team picks might be more viable for competitive play.

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Apex Legends patch turns Caustic and Gibraltar into real tanks

Apex Legends patch turns Caustic and Gibraltar into real tanks

Gibraltar and Caustic are getting buffs as big as they are

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Fortnite Is Adding Apex Legends-Like Respawn System Soon

Fortnite Is Adding Apex Legends-Like Respawn System Soon

Reboot Vans now allow you to respawn in Fortnite's battle royale mode, very much like in Apex Legends.

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Apex Legends patch nerfs Wingman, gives Gibraltar and Caustic damage reduction

Apex Legends patch nerfs Wingman, gives Gibraltar and Caustic damage reduction

Gibraltar and Caustic are too easy to hit, so Respawn is making them a little tougher instead.

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Apex Legends Kicking Off Bonus XP Limited Time Event for Battle Pass Owners

Apex Legends Kicking Off Bonus XP Limited Time Event for Battle Pass Owners

Plus, Patch 1.1.1 brings welcome changes to our favorite big boys.

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Apex Legends players are punching supply crates to fly across the map

Apex Legends players are punching supply crates to fly across the map

It's raining men.

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