Apex Legends, the battle royale game by Respawn entertainments has generated a ton of buzz in the gaming industry for its futuristic and well-developed game. Within a few days of its launch, the game created a user base running into millions and often referred to as Fortnite killer.
Apex Legends creators seem to be blockchain enthusiasts as recently one of the skins in the game made a blockchain reference. Now, according to a report published by Forbes, the developers are going to add 11 more characters to the game, one of which is speculated to be called “crypto.”
The leaked image was picked by the Forbes from imgur, which is now deleted, however, we do have the names of the 11 character which might get added to the game in the next update
What Could be the Possible Powers of “Crypto” in the Game?
Apex Legend’s characters are often defined by their name which also indicates some of the powers of the character they might possess. Going by that theory we might expect the character to have some reference to the decentralization or maybe some technical abilities related to cryptography a prominent technology of use in the crypto use.
There is no confirmation on the timing of the addition of new badge of characters to the game, but it’s quite certain that all of 11 characters won’t be added all at once. What fans would rather see is the addition of each character over a certain period of time. However, whenever the developers decide to add the character, the game’s crypto connection has been established, and we can safely say that either one or more than one people at Respawn Entertainment are crypto enthusiasts.
Apex Legends Quick Rise to The top Might Be Aided by the Crypto
Fortnite and PUBG are two established players in the battle royale themed online gaming arena and Apex legends seem to have taken a cue from both of them, as the gameplay involves futuristic weapons and more engaging gameplay. The game got so much attention that it garnered a user base running into tens of millions.
The number of users is expected to grow even further thanks to its unique advertisement and of course the blockchain and crypto connection. This is not the first time someone has milked on the crypto and blockchain trend. During the 2017 price rise, people and business owners realized that any reference to blockchain and Bitcoin is garnering them a ton of extra market value.
A tea company which had nothing to do with the technology added Blockchain in their name and their value skyrocketed within a few days of listing on the trade market.