In particular, EA supposedly approached Ninja with a massive deal, offering $1 million in exchange for coverage. "After midday Tuesday, Feb. 5, all Apex Legends streaming content has been organic". A new report claims that industry leader Tyler Blevins, better known as Ninja, was paid $1 million by EA to play and promote Apex Legends the day after its launch.
While the source for Reuters claims shroud was also paid, and this is confirmed by his #ad tweets among other statements made by himself, they did not disclose just how much he was paid.
EA paid Ninja $1 million to promote Apex Legends
We hope to hear more about Apex Legends' Battle Pass soon and we will make sure to update you soon as hear it so stay tuned to our site. "EA requires full disclosure and transparency with every Game Changer, content activation, or paid sponsorship that we are involved with", it reads. Apex Legends is a hit new free-to-play battle royale style game, that garnered over 25 million users, and 2 million consecutive players within a week of launching.
Yes, Respawn could have taken away all the packs and coins from the exploit abusers, but that would have taken a ton of extra time and resources that the developer may not have wanted to dedicate to the issue.More news: Former Eagles WR Golden Tate stays in the NFC East
Many things have been gedatamined since the release of Apex Legends and are buzzing around the internet.
There is no denying that EA's decision to partner with big streamers had an impact. Dev had previously worked on Fortnite cheats, but increasingly robust anti-cheat protections and Epic's legal action against cheaters has caused many to jump over to Apex Legends.More news: Love Island star Mike Thalassitis known as 'Muggy Mike' found dead
For now, it appears that Season 1 of Apex Legends is still being worked on, meaning it could offer some new stuff we don't know about.More news: Taylor Swift Drags All Her Hates During iHeartRadio Speech