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EA's 'Fortnite' rival wins 10 million gamers in three days


Wall Street analysts covering EA were optimistic about 'Apex Legends' but said it was too early to tell if it could become the next 'Fortnite'. — Reuters

Wall Street analysts covering EA were optimistic about 'Apex Legends' but said it was too early to tell if it could become the next 'Fortnite'. — Reuters

A game developed by Electronics Arts Inc as a competitor to the wildly popular Fortnite has signed up 10 million players within three days of its launch, the videogame maker said, driving its shares up 16% on Friday.

With Apex Legends, EA is hoping to reproduce the success of Fortnite, a sort of hybrid of The Hunger Games and Minecraft that drops 100 people onto an island to fight each other for survival.

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