Apex Legends, the new Battle Royale by Respawn Entertainment has taken the world by storm. Since it’s stealth release last week the game has acquired over 10 million players, top spots on the PS4 and Xbox One most played lists and that all important most streamed Twitch title.
So what could be next? How about a $200k exhibition series featuring the likes of Shroud, Dr. Disrespect, TSM Myth and more? Good lord this game is moving fast!
This week’s launch of Apex Legends is about to get a whole lot bigger.
We’re teaming up with Respawn Entertainment for the Twitch Rivals Apex Legends Challenge, featuring 48 Twitch streamers competing live for $200,000 in prizes. This two-part competition goes down on Feb 12th and 19th, and it’s the perfect chance to see which your favorite streamers are leading the pack in the new Battle Royale shooter that’s taking Twitch by storm.
Each event features 16 three-player squads. Streamers from North America and EMEA are representing their territories, with a total of 48 competitors. Each squad will compete to earn the most points, with 5 points awarded for each match victory and 1 point awarded for each kill. To win, streamer squads have to show they’ve mastered the unique abilities of the game’s roster of Legends, plus they’ll have to make the most of Apex Legend’s new additions to the Battle Royale genre, like Smart Comms for improved call-outs and Respawn Beacons for defying death.
We’ll guide you through the competition on /TwitchRivals as we keep tabs on each day’s action and point totals. But as always, you can watch and chat directly on the channel of any participating streamer if you want hang out alongside their community. So be sure to hit the follow button on /TwitchRivals and we’ll see you in the Outlands soon.
Q: When do these competitions take place?
A: They’ll happen on February 12th and February 19th.
Q: Which streamers are participating?
A:48 streamers will be participating, including:
Q: Where can I watch?
A: Follow our spotlight broadcast on /TwitchRivals or head directly to the channel of any streamer who’s competing in the event.
Q: Where can I find more detailed information about the competition and competitors?
A: The official Twitch Rivals website is your best source for information, including the event schedule, format, and competing streamers.