How many people play Apex Legends? May 2023 player count

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Since its launch in 2019, Apex Legends has been a top battle royale title due to consistent seasonal updates and its unique Legends. Amidst competition from the likes of Overwatch 2, Fortnite, and Warzone 2, here’s how many people play Apex Legends in 2023.

Apex Legends Season 17 is loaded with new content ranging from a Legend named Ballistic to a weapon mastery system that resets the level of your weapons seasonally. Such changes help in maintaining the game’s popularity despite belonging to the battle royale genre which contains big AAA titles like Fortnite and Warzone 2.

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Although Apex Legends Mobile is no longer around, the PC and console versions are still massively popular among players. To put things into perspective, here’s the active, monthly, and Steam player count for Apex Legends in 2023.

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Apex Legends remains one of the most popular free-to-play battle royale games.

How many people are playing Apex Legends?

As per, Apex Legends had 114,580,698 active players in the last 30 days (April 2023 – May 2023). During this time, the game’s all time active players peaked at 4.3 million while the average monthly count was close to 65.7 million players.

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In April 2021, Respawn Entertainment celebrated 100 million registered players before Season 9 and provided an impressive answer to a popular question “How many people play Apex Legends?”

This is a huge milestone, and while it does portray how many players were playing in 2021, with all the content that has been released since then, this number has clearly risen in Season 17.

Apex Legends 2023 player count

Unfortunately, there is no official platform that provides information such as Apex Legends’ live player count. However, there is a website that provides an estimate through population data.

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According to the website playercount, Apex Legends has an estimated 294,652 players online as of May 29, 2023. This is a massive amount of online players, and while this is not an official number, this is a reputable website that is definitely useful for providing an estimation.

Apex Legends Steam player count

Thanks to Steamcharts, we can also see how many people are playing Apex Legends on PC (Steam). As of May 2023, an average of 228,724 players accessed the game through Steam and the peak player count is 584,294. This might not be too close to the all-time peak of 624,473 players but it is evident that Apex Legends is still one of the most-played games in the world.

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