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a new opponent is challenging for at night which is dominated the online gaming arena it's called apex legends launched by respond a unit under gaming giant Electronic Arts Yates stocks surged twenty percent late last week after the company said it racked up over ten million players in the first days of the game's debut by Monday that number reached twenty five million similar fortnight players are dropped onto an island but as a team of three and in this game you can resuscitate you're dead teammate feature not available in fort night games channel was the most viewed on live streaming network twitch on Monday with about twice as many viewers as fortnight but for night which took the gaming world by storm last year's still has over thirty nine million followers on its twitch channel while apex legends was still shy of a million four nights success especially with tweens and teenagers cause headaches for parents across the country dealing with unauthorized credit card spending on the game as well as limiting digital time for their children owned by epic games fortnight raked in two point four billion dollars in revenue last year according to gaming research firm super data which said it was the biggest annual revenue of any game in history video game review website Eurogamer said fortnight took about two weeks to hit the ten million player mark it's not yet clear how apex legends initial search will play out but analysts and parents will be watching closely