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Apex Legends smashes Fortnite on Twitch in first week

Published: 10/Feb/2019 19:57 Updated: 10/Feb/2019 20:12

by Albert Petrosyan


While Fortnite Battle Royale held a monopoly over the top spot on Twitch over the past few months, Apex Legends has certainly been giving it a good run for its money over the past week. 

Since its announcement and release on February 4, Apex Legends has consistently been on top of the Twitch viewing chart, drawing in numbers that have been way higher than Fortnite’s over that same time span.

Despite having over 600,000 less total hours streamed than Fortnite in the past seven days, Apex Legends incredibly has had almost 11 million more total hours watched.

Apex had an average viewership of 183,089 over that time, nearly 70,000 more than the 115,947 average viewer count of Fortnite.

As for peak viewership, Apex topped off at 491,894, while Fortnite’s max viewer count reached 326,454 across all of the channels that were streaming it. 

This has been a common sight on Twitch ever since Apex Legends got released.

What’s perhaps most impressive about these figures is that Fortnite has not dropped off its normal pace of total hours and channels streaming it.

Over the past seven days, it’s had about 125,000 more streamers, nearly 4,000 more average channels streaming it, 640,000 hours more streamed, and yet it’s trailed Apex Legends in nearly every viewership statistic. 

Twitch has been heavily involved with Apex Legends, already organizing a massive tournament for it within its first month of release.

Of course, those numbers don’t mean too much when the biggest channels with the largest viewer-bases are all streaming the new battle royale. 

Many have attributed Apex Legends’ success, and rightfully so, to the amount of money that developers Respawn Entertainment and publishers EA have invested in recruiting the world’s biggest streamers to play and promote it.

The likes of Ninja, shroud, Dr DisRespect, and many other prominent personalities have been playing nothing but Apex since the game’s release, and that has understandably led to some incredible statistics.

DreamHackDr DisRespect and shroud are two of the popular streamers who have been playing Apex Legends nonstop since its release.

Many in the online gaming community, particularly those who mainly play Fortnite, have found Apex Legends to be a refreshing alternative, especially since Fortnite has been losing some of its luster as of late.

Team Liquid’s POACH has been one of several prominent Fortnite pro players to rave about Apex Legends when comparing the two, calling the latter already more competitive. 

Of course it’s way too early to tell how long Apex Legends can sustain this level of success, and the true potential of the game will be revealed once this honeymoon phase with gamers is over.

Whether or not it can ever turn into a legitimate challenge of Fortnite remains to be seen, but it’s definitely off to the most perfect start. 

Source – Sullygnome


Apex Legends cosplayer plunders loot on Olympus as gunslinger Loba

Published: 25/Nov/2020 6:47

by Alex Tsiaoussidis


Loba is one of the sassiest characters in Apex Legends, and cosplayers love stepping into her knee-high boots, but one has really stunned her fans with a masterful piece.

Apex Legends players are drawn to their favorite legends for different reasons. Some like them for their aesthetic and personality, others like them for their skills and ultimates. However, it’s hard to name one more universally loved than Loba.

Loba has it all, from a unique look and an interesting backstory to a larger-than-life personality. She’s also incredibly useful on the battlefield. The fact she can teleport around makes her an absolute menace in gunfights.

However, her true value lies in being able to spot high-quality loot and teleport it to her squad. In that sense, she’s the ultimate team player, and it’s the reason why she is often in demand. 

Apex Legends Cosplay Loba
Respawn Entertainment
Loba has one of the biggest personalities in Apex Legends.

Loba is a popular choice among Apex Legends cosplayers too. They love stepping into the boots of their favorite gunslinging bandit and embodying her attitude and elegance. Like most cosplays, they’re all incredible in their own way.

Sarenji, a popular German cosplayer with thousands of followers on Instagram, recently stole the hearts of her fans with a stunning Loba cosplay.

“I’ll take your life and your loot. I’m exceptionally good at both!” she said, in reference to a Loba quote.


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The first set of photos showcases her long braided pigtails with a red-tinge, as well as the make-up, long nails, earrings, gold necklace, and the white and grey chest piece with gold seams. 

The highlight, however, has to be Loba’s trademark silver staff with a wolf’s head on top. Apex Legends players well-versed in the lore will know that it was a gift she received from her father.

In the second set of photos, Sarenji gives her fans a better look at the piece from further back. It provides a more complete picture of the outfit and offers a glimpse at her leggings too.

“A gun is like a beautiful woman. Hold her tight or someone else will,“ she said, quoting Loba once again.


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Sarenji didn’t hesitate to give credit where credit was due. She thanked ezcosplay for create the outfit and senpai3d_for creating the staff.

Still, it doesn’t change the fact she wore it well and played an equally important part in bringing Loba to life.