Apex Legends was announced and dropped into the wilderness yesterday. Whilst many early naysayers were saying that Respawn/EA were trying to quickly get in on the battle royale genre, by creating a clone, it’s clear that a lot of thought was put into the tinier details within the game.
Apex Legends has a bunch of great mechanics that we haven’t seen in other battle royale games, and it’ll make going back to them that little bit harder. Here’s seven things that I’d think other battle royale games could learn from Apex Legends.
THE AMAZING PING SYSTEM
The ping system in Apex Legends is an absolutely brilliant mechanic. It’s a fantastic piece of game design that’s implemented almost flawlessly. It almost cuts out the need to chat to your other team mates using a headset (which is a massive barrier of entry for a lot of players with these types of game).