10 million players have downloaded and played the free battle royale game Apex Legends within a 72 hour period. In those three days there was a peak of one million simultaneous players.
With 10 million players in the first three days, Apex Legends is growing faster than Fortnite at the time of its release. That game reached the same number in October 2017, which was about two weeks after its battle royale mode released.
On game streaming platform Twitch the game has also been at the top of the list of most popular games for several days. At the time of writing, it attracts 218,900 viewers, while 78,000 people watch Fortnite streams.