We all know how hot Apex Legends is in recent days. The online battle royale FPS game by Respawn Entertainment has been storming the gaming community since its release date of February 4th. And we don’t have to wait too long to see Apex Legends took down the record for highest single-day twitch viewership of Fortnite.

On Tuesday, February 12th, Apex Legends hit the record of 8.28M hours watched. This is an unimaginably high number for a game that is less than one month old. The majority of the viewership attracted at that day was due to the first big Apex Legends – the Twitch Rivals Apex Legends tournament featuring a $200K prize pool.

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Statistics on Twitch of Apex Legends

With hugely famous streamers like Shroud, Ninja, Dr Disrespect taking part in the tournament, this championship boosted the reputation of Apex Legends, so it could achieve its first record of viewership since being released last week. These numbers on Tuesday, February 12th are even higher than the first few days after the game’s release when a lot of streamers promoted the game with the live-stream advertisement.

On Tuesday, February 12th, Twitch Rivals’ official broadcast had an average of 45.71K concurrent viewers (CCV), reaching 426.67K hours watched with a peak of 115K CCV. These great number can never be achieved without the fame of the famous streamers competing in the tournament. They are the main factors attracting the huge amount of fan watching Apex Legends contents on Twitch on that day.

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Statistics on Twitch of Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek

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