It appears to be like like extra Apex Legends gamers are flocking to Steam to play the battle royale. Just final week, Apex Legends set a new concurrent gamers record on Steam because the Mayhem drew nearer. Now that Season 8 has truly launched, although, Apex Legends has as soon as once more hit a new peak for concurrent gamers on Steam.
That’s coming from SteamDB, which has the tally of gamers at 184,170 on February 3. In case you’re curious, the height was 142,600 the day earlier than, and 130,490 the weekend earlier than the new season went reside. At the time of writing, it’s presently sitting at 102,919, however, you already know, it’s fairly early, in order that’s not too shocking, actually—all in all, a good week for developer Respawn.
Season 8 launched a heap of adjustments, as is the Respawn means. Kings Canyon returned (yay), however it’s now destroyed (oh no). We additionally obtained a new aussie gunslinger known as Fuse and a heap of Legend and weapon tweaks. Wraith has been nerfed once more and has had her hitbox elevated to make her simpler to hit.
Game director Chad Grenier additionally marked the new season and second birthday of Apex Legends with a chonky weblog put up chronicling the sport’s journey from a recent slice of Titanfall to content material to, effectively, not Titanfall.
Apex Legends began as a new sport mode known as survival the place pilots and (*8*) would duke it out to the tip to be the final individual standing. At one level, Kings Canyon was even sufficiently big to accommodate the large, stompy (*8*) – bless ’em.
If you’re trying to get your season off to a good begin, now we have an Apex Legends tier record that’ll assist you separate the wheat from the chaff with regards to characters it’s best to principal.