Want to play Apex Legends? Here are the best tips on how to get started

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Why you should play Apex Legends

Launched and announced on the same day, Apex Legends is a new battle royale first-person shooter from the team behind the critically-acclaimed Titanfall games and the genre-defining Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

Though it’s still early days for the game, Apex Legends has already attracted a sizeable following. According to EA, the game has already attracted over 25 million players. Apex is free to download, fun to play with friends and offers up a smarter take on the battle royale formula that’s made games like Fortnite so successful.

But what are the differences between Apex Legends and Fortnite? Why does the game have three different in-game currencies? Which characters are the best one to start playing with? What does it mean to be selected as the Jumpmaster and how can you get the most out of the game’s ping system?

[Related: Apex Legends hands on preview: Swinging at the king]

We’ll help guide you through each of these questions and teach you what you need to know about Apex Legends so that you can jump into King’s Canyon without being overwhelmed and become the champion you were destined to become.

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