It now seems Titanfall 3 won't happen anytime soon, if at all, with Respawn now dedicating their time between Apex Legends and the still unseen Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. There are no titans in Apex Legends, which is why this isn't launching with Titanfall in the name. In battle royale games, up to 100 players are paradropped on the map and the last person or team standing wins.
What makes Apex Legends different than Fortnite and its ilk is that each player will take on one of eight classes, each represented by a unique character. Legends include Bloodhound, a tracker who can see recent enemy activity on the map; Lifeline, a battlefield medic who can shield teammates and bring them back from the brink of death. "It's their abilities that set them apart, so you'll want to pick the Legend that matches your preferred playstyle and complements your squad". It will be called Apex Legends, but the developers haven't announced anything official about it just yet.
Be sure to read the entire piece over at Eurogamer, which provides some more detail about the development of Apex Legends. All together it creates a battle royale experience unlike any other, complete with Respawn's commitment to top-notch quality and fun.
For now, the livestream is mostly showing pictures of the in-game environment you can expect to battle it out on - and it's all very pretty.
"Apex Legends" will see its first season begin in March, during which time players can purchase a game-centric Battle Pass that will unlock exclusive cosmetic items that can be earned while playing. It appears that Apex Legends will feature seasons and themed events similar to Fortnite, except that some of these events will add new characters to the game as well.