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10 Biggest Moments in 2019 That Shook the Gaming World

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10 Biggest Moments in 2019 That Shook the Gaming World

2019 was jam-packed with notable moments in gaming that rippled not just across certain fandoms, but throughout the culture at large. A few, in particular, were exceptionally memorable though, and that’s why we made a list of the 10 biggest gaming moments in 2019 that shook the world.

Apex Legends Gets a Surprise Reveal and Launch

10 Biggest Gaming Moments in 2019 That Shook the World

It’s not every day that AAA publishers and developers make a surprise announcement of a new IP, let alone launch it in the same breath.

And yet, that’s exactly what happened with EA and Respawn Entertainment’s Apex Legends. Following a sudden teaser for the game the day before, the first-person shooter battle royale title was unveiled to the world sans the usual hype building so common to the industry.

Prominent streamers like Ninja were brought on to play the game in its first days of availability to show people what the title had to offer, and to top it all off, players could dive into the experience immediately after the game was revealed.

It was a huge break from the usual strategies used by gaming companies to market a game. And yet, when the dust had settled, it proved effective in a way few could have predicted, giving rise to one of the most prominent names in the battle royale genre to date.

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