The guide for APEX LEGENDS will reveal the secrets hidden in Respawn Entertainment's latest production. In our guide, you'll find practical tips, information and hints to help you get to know the rules of the game.
On the first pages of the guide, you'll find tips on how to get started and how to make your first in-game hours in the production easier. We've also prepared an abundance of information on the best weapons and combat to help you learn about the most important game mechanics. The guide also contains a page dedicated to controls, which will make your first moments with the game significantly easier.
In APEX LEGENDS you may encounter sudden drops of fps even rigs much more powerful than the recommended hardware. That's why the hardware requirements page will also include a number of tips to help you increase fps in the game. Smooth gameplay will make it much easier for you to play and you will have a much better chance of winning.
Apex Legends is a free-to-play first-person perspective shooter created by Respawn Entertainment. The game is a Battle Royale taking place in a futuristic world of Titanfall. The player enters the match as a part of a 3-man team, left to face 19 other teams on an arena known as the King's Canyon. Each battle begins with a landing on the Arena and the search of items, such as weapon, armor, consumables, additional gadgets. The battle ends when there is only one team left standing.
- APEX LEGENDS in a nutshell
- Starting tips
- Microtransactions, packs, and currency
- APEX LEGENDS on PlayStation 4
- How many players participate in a match?
- How many teams are competing with each other?
- APEX LEGENDS on Xbox One
- APEX LEGENDS vs other battle royale games
- Apex Legends Founder's Pack
- Minimum requirements
APEX LEGENDS in a nutshell
APEX LEGENDS is a free battle royale game. It features a first-person view and various classes of heroes. This game is a spin-off to the Titanfall series. We will not find here the iconic Titans featured in earlier games, though.
On PC, the title is available on Origin, while Sony and Microsoft device owners, can find the game in their respective stores.
Starting tips for Apex Legends will help you understand both basic and complex mechanics of this game. Learn which characters you can play as, which weapons you should look for, learn about loot, check how to increase equipment space or how to move around the map.
- Tips - these tips will help you learn how to play Apex Legends. This part focuses on team play, healing, reviving allies, and other advice that will help you during fights.
- Things you should NOT do in the game - things you should avoid doing if you don't want to be the last in the scoring table.
- Can you create your own team? - characters in Apex Legends have unique skills. Here you can learn how to invite friends to join your team.
- Legends - Legends are the characters available in Apex Legends. These heroes have unique skills, so called Ultimate abilities. Here you will learn everything about them.
- Starting Legends - the best characters for beginners. Check our recommendations and see which heroes you should play as first.
- The best weapons - Apex Legends features various types of weapons - light, heavy, sniper rifles, assault rifles etc. Check this page to learn more about them. Out tips will also help you choose starting weapons.
- Movement - the way you move is important in battle royale games. Learn the game's mechanics, e.g. slide.
- Shooting and ballistics - every good online shooter has its own ballistics system. Check this page to learn about the one used in Apex Legends.
- Damage system
Microtransactions, packs, and currency
Apex Legends feature microtransactions but they are only cosmetics such as character and weapon skins, portrait frames, emotes, poses or banners. This section contains all the information about the microtransactions, unique skins etc.
APEX LEGENDS on PlayStation 4
You don't need PlayStation Plus subscription to play APEX LEGENDS on PS4.
How many players participate in a match?
There are 60 players on one map.
How many teams are competing with each other?
Every team consist of 3 people so there are 20 teams on one map.
APEX LEGENDS on Xbox One
To play APEX LEGENDS on Xbox One you'll need an Xbox Live Gold membership.
In APEX LEGENDS we earn special chips for each level we gain. They can be spent on new characters or items for them. The creators promise, however, that none of these items will provide us with an advantage in the game.
APEX LEGENDS vs other battle royale games
APEX LEGENDS, at the moment, has only a first-person view. This is a big difference compared to the competition, as in Fortnite or Playeruknown's Battlegrounds the default view is TPP.
Additionally, at the start, you can choose one of eight characters, which feature different abilities.
Although APEX LEGENDS has been released for PC, Sony and Microsoft consoles, a cross-play feature has not been implemented yet. However, the developers assure that they will try to add it over time in order to increase the player base and engagement of players.
Apex Legends Founder's Pack
- 2000 Apex Coins
- Exclusive Legendary Demon Hemlock Weapon Skin
- 3 Exclusive Roughneck Character Skins (1 each for Wraith, Bloodhound, and Gibraltar)
- 3 Exclusive Banner Frames (1 each for Wraith, Bloodhound, and Gibraltar)
- 1 Exclusive Founder's Badge
Apex Coins are the currency for which you can buy new cosmetic items for characters and weapons in the in-game shop.
The cost of this pack is $29.99.
- OS: Windows 7 or later 64-bit
- CPU: Intel Core i3-6300 3.8GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz Quad-Core
- RAM: 6 GB
- GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 / Radeon HD 7700
- GPU Memory: 1 GB
- HDD space: 22 GB
About Apex Legends Guide
Author : Natalia "N.Tenn" Fras & Lukasz "Qwert" Telesinski for gamepressure.com
Translator : Jakub "Yossarian" Nowak & Mateusz "Ictius" Sawka & Mateusz "Magpull" Pytlik
last update : February 5, 2019
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Apex Legends Video Game
- genre: Action
- developer: Respawn Entertainment
- publisher: Electronic Arts Inc.
- platform: PC, PS4, XONE
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