Apex Legends

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Apex Legends
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Developer(s)
Respawn Entertainment
Publisher(s)
Electronic Arts
Engine
Source
Release date(s)
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February 04, 2019
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TBA
Mode(s)
Multiplayer

Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game created by Respawn Entertainment and released on 04 February 2019.

Official description[edit | edit source]

Show ‘em what you're made of in Apex Legends, a free-to-play Battle Royale game where contenders from across the Frontier team up to battle for glory, fame, and fortune.
Strategic Battle Royale

If you're going to survive the Apex Games, you have to think fast. Master your Legend's abilities, make strategic calls on the fly, and use your team's strengths to your advantage in vicious 60-player matches.

Innovative Combat

Experience the next evolution of battle royale with Respawn Beacons you can use to resurrect your teammates, Smart Comms to help you communicate, Intelligent Inventory so you can grab only what you need, and an all-new way to drop into the action with Jumpmaster deployment.

Regular Seasons

Compete every season to unlock new Legends, fresh weapons, themed loot, and more.

Lore[edit | edit source]

Main article: Lore

The Frontier War is over. After decades of conflict between the IMC and the militia founded to fight them, the region of space known as the Frontier can finally see peace.

But liberation can come at a cost: the Frontier worlds were left barren by the war, and promised aid dwindled to nothing. With no way to support themselves, those who remained had no choice but to leave their homes. The brave relocated to the Outlands.

A remote cluster of planets on the fringes of the Frontier, the Outlands are untouched by war and teeming with resources and opportunity. But life is cheap here, and danger lurks around every corner. Its pioneers, explorers, and outlaws used to spend their lives locked in an endless power struggle – now, they settle their differences in the Apex Games, a bloodsport where Legends from all corners of the Frontier compete for money, fame, and glory.

System Requirements[edit | edit source]

Recommended requirements[edit | edit source]

Based on information provided by EA[1]

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel i5 3570K or equivalent
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290
  • GPU RAM: 8GB
  • HARD DRIVE: Minimum 30 GB of free space

Consider looking at pcgamer's article on tweaking settings for a performance boost[2]

You should target higher frame rates in a fast-paced game like Apex Legends. If you're targeting a solid 60fps 1080p on high settings, I would suggest at least the performance of a RX 580 8GB or GTX 1060 6GB[3] for GPU and at least the performance of a Ryzen 5 2600. or i5 8400[4] for CPU. Note that GPU RAM will bottleneck your system to dip below 60fps at 6 GB of VRAM if you choose an 8GB VRAM budget on the 1060.[5]

Minimum requirements[edit | edit source]

Based on information provided by EA[1]

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-6300 3.8 GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • RAM: 6GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 / Radeon HD 7700
  • GPU RAM: 1 GB
  • HARD DRIVE: Minimum 30 GB of free space

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