The Apex Legends Apex Rising Charity Invitational is taking place next month
If you’ve never heard of Falloutt, Jon Kefaloukos aka Falloutt is the life of the party when it comes to shoutcasting for the Apex Legends Global Series! Even if you’re not an avid follower of the Apex Legends esports scene, there’s a good chance you’ll become a fan if you watch him shoutcast (I know I did when I first saw VikkiKitty). With his charisma and infectious energy, he’s the kind of person who can make every game exciting and fun.
On February 17, 2023, Falloutt released the following image, which shows a critical analysis of the current ecosystem competitive pyramid in Apex Legends.
Falloutt talks about the huge gap that remains unexplored between casual gamers and professionals. There is no doubt that game makers will devote all their resources and time to maximizing the lowest part of the pyramid, namely casual gamers, as this is the largest part of their player base.
There’s always a HUGE amount of downtime after the Challenger Circuit ends, and aspiring pro players have nothing to grind other than a leaderboard, and we all know that the Apex Legends leaderboard is… well, it’s something… And get this, all these aspiring players watch ALGS, get pumped up and motivated at having scored just to play. Many players have repeatedly asked for a community-based competitive scene outside of the main event ALGS circuit series, and that’s exactly what we’re going to get! So let’s talk about –
What is it? Well, the answer to our problem! Apex Rising is a new tournament series focused on giving fans, community members, and aspiring pro players the opportunity to experience competitive Apex Legends like the pros. The ultimate goal is to provide the resources, support, and opportunities needed to help aspiring Apex Legends pro players and fans thrive, and to bridge the gap between the community and the pros.
Here they can show off their skills and take their game to the next level. But here’s the thing, it’s not just about the competition – Apex Rising is also dedicated to growing the game through the base. Community-driven events, tournaments and broadcasts that bring players of all skill levels together.
The great thing about this series is that it’s not just about competitive gaming – it’s also about making a difference in the world. Apex Rising is committed to supporting leading and deserving charities through significant fundraising efforts when possible. By participating, you’re not only showing off your crazy moves and skills, you’re also contributing to a cause that’s important! And the best? This is all just the beginning. Apex Rising has a long-term roadmap and vision that includes even more charitable fundraisers and community-driven events.
APEX RISING: CHARITY PRO-AM INVITATION
Fasten your guns and get ready for the ultimate Apex Legends philanthropic showdown! The Apex Rising: Charity Pro-Am Invitational is a two-day esports tournament that brings together 40 teams of Pro Players/Content Creators and 2 deserving community members in a double-elimination format in the Apex Legends Global Series (ALGS) format. 40 of the world’s top professional gamers and influencers are brought together with 80 amazing community members who have earned their place not only because of their mechanical skills in the game, but also because of their leadership skills and personalities. We’re talking about a diverse group of players from all over the world, all coming together to show off their skills and have fun too. This alone makes for a unique and exciting competition about giving back.
The goal is to raise $1,000,000 for charity while empowering pro gamers, content creators, and amateur rising stars. With a large audience expected, this event is sure to have a significant impact on both the Apex Legends esports scene and charities.
So mark April 20-21, 2023 in your calendar, cheer on your favorite players and watch the community come together to support a great cause!
Who runs Apex Rising?
Now that this is a community driven event, there will be a lot of amazing people that they rely on to make it happen. From staff and community members, everyone comes together to create this event. Here’s the main crew who will be hard at work, make sure to give them all some love while you’re at it.
We’ll keep you posted on what’s next for Apex Rising, so stay tuned!