As for the two consoles, players must go to their respective system's in-game store and type in "Apex Legends" in the search bar, after which the game should appear and be available for download. According to McCoy, it seems as though the team was experimenting with battle royale but decided to make it a full-fledged game rather then a mode tacked on to another game.More news: British TV host Piers Morgan mocks Meghan Markle live on air
There are eight Legends to choose from at launch, but Respawn plans to add more to the game over time.
Speaking of guns, Apex Legends has a large arsenal of them in its sandbox, including everything from designated marksman rifles to burst-firing sub-machine guns.
McCoy knew right from the beginning that the idea of Apex Legends was going to be hard to sell to players initially, which explains the secrecy of its launch and minimal marketing to push the game. These characters have special abilities which increase over time. As the game grows, it will be interesting to see what gets tweaked about these micropayments.More news: Aus Open Runner-Up Kvitova Slumps to Q/F Exit at St. Petersburg
Overall, for a free-to-play title that just came out, Apex Legends looks and runs well. Additionally, you can buy premium currency to purchase exclusive items and loot boxes, called Apex Packs. Balanced squads and teamwork are critical, as each Legend is easy to pick up and learn, but challenging to master.
-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. After the fight, collect a wealth of cosmetic options for personalizing your character and weapons, and unlock new ways to show off during the match.More news: European Union backs Iran trading system but warns on Syria, missiles