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Apex Legends

Apex Legends is a free to play battle royale game made by Respawn. In this shooter, players take up the mantle of a Legend — one of the playable characters — and form a squad with other players. The game is set in the same universe as the Titanfall series and the two franchises have had many crossovers.

February 4, 2019
Electronic Arts
Battle Royale, First-Person Shooter
Online Multiplayer
Source on console/PC, Unreal Engine 4 on mobile
T for Teen: Blood, Violence
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