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Apex Legends - F2P Battle Royale set in the Titanfall Universe by Respawn

Discussion in 'General Gaming' started by Durandal, Feb 4, 2019.

  1. gongal Novice

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    I love how the only white male character in the game is literally toxic and hidden behind a paywall.

    Also two characters already confirmed as gay/bi/pan something

    10/10 game

    :hero:
     
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  2. Devoidless Literate

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    Ha! That's fucking hilarious! The toxic one is even named 'Caustic'. Both of the ones behind paywalls could be arguably white since Mirage is riding the line between CIS White Male and Acceptably Hispanic. There is no way that is a coincidence.

    Also! I didn't realize that it was only on Origin for PC. I was going to give it a shake because, fuck it, I'm bored. EA can keep it's launcher exclusive fuckfest.
     
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  3. you know what time it is Arcane

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    Getting butthurt about such things in online shooters of all places is so 2018. It's just marketing people doing marketing people things (trying to justify their useless diplomas and life choices). Has absolutely nothing to do with gameplay or anything really.

    Game's pretty good tho, but they ought to add leaderboards and ranking systems, fix useless weapons like mozambique / p2020, clear up some of the tooltips (wraith's passive, air strike ults friendly fire etc.) and balance some of the skills, like the stupid fucking Gibraltar's dome that tanks everything including multiple ults and nades.

    Caustic is pretty great btw and you can get him in three days of casual playing, as far as f2p goes this one actually has almost nothing to waste money on.
     
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  4. Nirvash Learned

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    Very solid gameplay.

    Very ugly/sjw pg. (but is 1 person, so not really a big problem)

    But really, really need a solo mode, going with randoms will make you quit in 2 days.
     
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  5. LESS T_T Prestigious Gentleman Arcane

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    Codex 2014
     
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  6. Perkel Arcane

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    In other news Epic to close their digital store in order to cut costs after all of their fornite people went to apex.

    /s
     
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  7. Tehdagah Arcane

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    10 millions is a joke to Fortnite.
     
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  8. Perkel Arcane

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    10mln in first day.
    By the end of the week Sweeney will have to sell his socks to stay afloat
     
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  9. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Or those 10 millions are a lie to bump up the EA stocks. Even if they are real,doesn't mean they will stay that high. Also it doesn't mean they bring shekels.
     
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  10. Perkel Arcane

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    Don't think so, i see it everywhere now. Shit even my 12 year old cousin installed it today and he only plays fornite.
     
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  11. J_C One Bit Studio Patron Developer

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    I hate these kind of games, but even I considered trying it. But since I have a weak rig right now, I can't.
     
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  12. Dexter Arcane

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    Anyone wanna bet how many weeks it'll take till nobody talks about/even remembers this one anymore?
     
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  13. Steezus Learned Patron

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    I don't think that 10 millions is a lie, but that's just individual players. Active playerbase right now is certainly much smaller. I played the game for like 3, 4 rounds and while I think it's pretty good I have no real desire to go back to it and I imagine that many feel the same. Casuals are going back to Fortnite and people who want realistic gunplay continue to suffer through PUBG.
     
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  14. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Such internet games do tend to have a short life span if they don't grab the attention of players with something new,dumb and sparkly. It is natural to have a lot of accounts being a F2P,player retention is a different story. Still it could succeed.
     
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  15. 2menLeefs Unwanted

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    Are there any popular casual shooters with high time-to-kill?
    All modern shooters are designed with enough randomness so that zero skill casuals wont get roflstomped 10 out of 10 times by a slightly better player...
    If Apex is high TTK than it wont last long.
     
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  16. Dexter Arcane

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  17. Alienman Arcane Patron

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    Codex 2016 - The Age of Grimoire Make the Codex Great Again! Grab the Codex by the pussy Shadorwun: Hong Kong Divinity: Original Sin 2
    Oh boy. EA have also released a statement that two characters are gay or non-binary or some such.
     
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  18. Melcar Arcane

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    That's a very multi-cultured cast.
     
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  19. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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  20. Durandal Arcane

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    "No marketing"

    Bitch please, they knew that marketing a Battle Royale game would be more effective through streamers than game journalism outlets because the target audience is more likely to play the BR game their favourite streamer is playing than whatever IGN is playing. In fact, you can already see several popular YouTubers disclosing that they are part of some kind of EA Partnership Program, and for the Anthem demo they had some YouTubers shipped over to Japan for an exclusive hands-on with the game. Obviously none of the outright critical personalities got an invite. EA only needs to make a "deal" with the most popular streamers to play their game, and all minor streamers flock to the new game after sensing the change of fads. Like moons orbiting a planet.
     
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  21. Trithne Augur

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    That's very true, but even so that is marketing where you let the game speak for itself. And continuing to let the game speak for itself would've been fine, because the game is the relevant part here.

    Then they had to go and "oh btw the gays are here" and now people are complaining and other people are being smug and all this means is that instead of talking about the game, people are talking about the politics surrounding the game. That doesn't actually get people playing it, it does the opposite.

    Saying EA did no marketing is dumb. The direction EA has decided to take their marketing is dumber.
     
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  22. Ed123 Arcane Patron

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    Everyone go home, $$manlives has spoken
     
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  23. GrainWetski Arcane

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    I'll sum it up so you don't have to watch a Gggmanlives video.

    He loves the cast of characters. It's very realistic and reminds him of home. The biggest negative is that he was forced to use mouse to be competitive. He recommends you pick it up on console for that reason.

    He obviously wasn't paid to do it, he just decided to put this in the description for no reason at all.
     
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  24. fantadomat Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck Edgy

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    Another commercial.
     
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  25. Black Arcane

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    You're looking at it wrong, it just means that only white characters are not worthless. Just like irl.
     
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