The Daily Moot (2/8/19)
Good afternoon Apex Mootgends! In this week's episode of Moot Points the guys talk about the hottest new kid on the block, Apex Legends! Learn a bit about the game and let us tell you what exactly makes it sweet.
2. Apex Legends Hits 10 Million Players, 1 Million Concurrent It took only three days for Apex Legends to hit 10 million unique players. The game also reached 1 million concurrent players last night, which is a tremendous achievement. These numbers would not be possible so fast if they game wasn’t free-to-play, which was a tough choice for Respawn to make. But, according to letter linked below, they knew they had an amazing game and they needed as many people as possible to experience it. If you need some teammates for Apex Legends head on over to the Apex Legends lounge here on Moot!
3. Aussie Operators Coming to Rainbow 6 in Operation Burnt Horizon While it has been a rumor for some time now, Ubisoft finally confirmed this morning that the next Operation in Rainbow Six Siege will take us to the wonderful land down under. The new operators for the game are members of the Special Air Service Regiment, a unit in the Australian Army similar to the British SAS. Ubisoft will fully unveil Operation Burnt Horizon on February 17th during the Six Invitational in Montreal.
4. Monster Hunter: World’s Witcher 3 Crossover Event is Live The collaborative event for Monster Hunter: World that brings Geralt of Rivia to the game is now live. Players who have reached Hunter Rank 16 can access a quest line that sends them on a mission to kill Leshen using Geralt’s special weapons and abilities. Next week, another event will start for Hunters over Rank 50. Next week’s event will be a multiplayer one that sends your group after the Anchient Leshen.
5. PUBG is Steam’s 2018 Game of the Year Valve announced the winners of the 2018 Steam Awards today and PUBG claimed the coveted Game of the Year Title. Some other award winners include: Rainbow Six Siege as ‘Better With Friends,’ Assassin’s Creed Odyssey for ‘Best Alternate History,’ and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt with the ‘Best Environment.’ Check out the link below to see the full list of winners.