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Apex Legends Beats Fortnite Single Day Twitch Record

Apex Legends Beats Fortnite Single Day Twitch Record - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 March 2019 / 3,047 Views

Apex Legends has been a huge success for Electronic Arts topping 25 million players and two million concurrent players.

The game has set a new record on streaming service Twitch for a battle royale title. The game hit 8.4 million watched hours over a 24 hour period. This is higher than Fortnite's 7.2 million watched hours during the season 5 launch last year. 

Thanks GamingBolt.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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Flilix (on 16 February 2019)

Won't be long till Tetris 99 destroys this record.

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think-man (on 16 February 2019)

Just downloaded it yesterday. Much better than Fortnite :)

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VAMatt think-man (on 16 February 2019)

Honestly, I don't think that's a very high bar.

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Jranation (on 16 February 2019)

Definetly 1 of this year's biggest surprise!

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Mr_No (on 17 February 2019)

With this one, I don't feel as frustrated as I did with Fortnite, and I feel like I enjoy it much better. I'm not a PvP person so I suck badly at it, but of all the Battle Royales I've tried, this one has clicked with me the most.

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StriderKiwi (on 16 February 2019)

There's just no stopping this beast!

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Pinkie_pie (on 16 February 2019)

They be crazy not to bring this to the Switch

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VAMatt Pinkie_pie (on 16 February 2019)

Do we know if the switch can run it reasonably well? If it can, I'm certain will see a switch version

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teamsilent13 Pinkie_pie (on 17 February 2019)

8 cores at 1 ghz. The answer is NO.

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