Apex Legends' weapons are mostly balanced, but some are still better than others. In the short amount of time that it has been available, Apex Legends has managed to secure a large base of active players. Over 25 million users have played the game within the first week of its launch, which has been a promising first step for a franchise that's hoping to dethrone the battle royale juggernaut known as Fortnite.
Despite being within the same genre, players are going to need to master a number of tricks to win in Apex Legends. There are a wide number of things that players will have to take into account if they want to be victorious. Team composition and deciding where to drop are the two immediately apparent strategies, but the most important decision players will ultimately make revolves around firearms. Players that hopped into a few rounds will know that guns cover the landscape of Apex Legends, which makes choosing the best one a challenging endeavor.
Each gun has a set of pros and cons, with players inevitably finding the weapon that's best suited to their style of play. To help out with deciding which weapon to use, Reddit user ThrillGame has put together a tier list of sorts for gamers eager to learn which weapons are the best in Apex Legends. Check it out:
As Apex Legends continues to evolve, these stats will inevitably change. Different pairings of these armaments will also more depth to the weapon selection process as new solo and duo modes are added to Apex Legends in the future. Additionally, more weapons will be thrown into the fray while others will be altered through patches, so all of the above information is subject to change. Still, it's a useful look at the current layout of weapons for the free-to-play game.
Developer Respawn Entertainment has done a lot correctly with Apex Legends thus far. Setting aside the immediate success of the game, the studio has managed to create a diverse cast of playable characters in Apex Legends, with some of the best shooting gameplay around. The design decisions for the title in general have no doubt made for a convincing reason for gamers to become invested in the Titanfall spin-off. This newfound commitment will only propel interest in further updates to the game's weapons, characters, modes, and more, so be sure to stay tuned to Screen Rant for more information on Apex Legends as it arrives.