UK-based gaming matchmaker TEAMS.gg has expanded its service to incorporate Digital Arts’ battle royale hero shooter Apex Legends.
Apex Legends is the second battle royale sport to benefit from TEAMS.gg’s workforce and friend-finding service after Fortnite joined its roster of video games in 2022.
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The service was launched in 2019 initially for the CS:GO group. The platform later expanded to Fortnite and VALORANT, with the aim to offer gamers with an pleasant workforce expertise.
Based on the discharge, the matchmaker focuses on high quality over amount on the subject of connecting gamers, utilizing a two-way matching system that utilises a lot of elements to establish good matches.
James Duffield, Co-founder and CEO of TEAMS.gg, commented: “An Apex Legends participant who indicators as much as TEAMS can now count on to have the ability to discover different people who find themselves identical to them, with related ambitions and complementary abilities. Whether or not they aspire to the higher echelons of Apex Legends esports, or just need to discover a group of associates to play with, they will do this utilizing TEAMS.”
Duffield additionally believed that discovering teammates by way of TEAMS.gg might help keep away from one other concern which might come up in multiplayer video games: toxicity. He defined that gamers will be capable of discover others who’re into Apex Legends in the identical means — whether or not that’s trying to play for enjoyable or extra competitively. In an try and create a toxicity-free group, the platform additionally has its personal reporting system.
One other characteristic not too long ago added to TEAMS.gg are ‘Entitled Occasions’. The characteristic helps gamers trying to compete in particular occasions – such because the Apex Legends International Collection (ALGS) – discover others to kind groups.
Earlier this month, Digital Arts introduced the ALGS Championship can be held on the PNC Enviornment, that includes a reside viewers for the primary time. The occasion will see 40 groups from 5 completely different areas compete for a $2m (~£1.60m) prize pool.