Not long after it released, Apex Legends is set to get its first competitive competition: Apex Legends Twitch Rivals. If you want to know how to watch Apex Legends Twitch Rivals, who the competitors are, and what the Apex Legends Twitch Rivals prize money is, this is the guide for you.
How to watch Apex Legends Twitch Rivals
The Apex Legends Twitch Rivals event is the first time the game will take to competitive competition. 48 streamers will take part in the contest, vying to earn real cash in both the USA and in Europe. Both challenge events will take place on February 12, 2019, and February 19, 2019. The stream times for both days are as follows, lasting four hours each:
- 9:00 AM Pacific/5 PM GMT (EU)
- 1:00 PM Pacific/10:00 PM Pacific (NA)
In total, there will be eight teams of three-player squads competing in each region. Teams will earn points based on successes. If a team wins, they will earn five points, and a kill earns each team one point. Each team will be ranked based on the total number of points accrued within the four-hour event. Depending on where the team ranks, the more or less money they will win. No one will walk away empty-handed, however.
You can watch the event by clicking on this link, or by watching any of the accounts live-streamed by any of the 48 competitors.
What is the Apex Legends Twitch Rivals prize money pool?
In total, there is a total of $200,000 to be won. This is split up as follows on both days:
- $100,000 total / $50,000 for USA, $50,000 for EU.
As stated above, however, no one will walk away empty handed. As per the official tournament page, the prize pool is split as follows in each region:
- First place: $8,000
- Second place: $7,000
- Third place: $6,000
- Fourth place: $5,500
- Fifth place: $5,000
- Sixth place: $4,500
- Seventh place: $3,500
- Eighth place: $3,000
- $7,500 bonus for the team with the most kills at the end of play.
Therefore, the most any one team can win across both days is $31,000.
Apex Legends Twitch Rivals competitors
In total, 48 streamers will be taking part in the Apex Legends Twitch Rivals event. While we don’t know who each of the 48 streamers is, we do know a handful (Twitch channel links included):
Again, you can watch any of the events either via the official Twitch Rivals account or through any of the 48 competitors. This could be the dawning of the Apex Legends esports age. Will you be there to see it?