Spend a weekend with AL, uninstalled on Monday. Having squads is nice if you have a bunch of friends to log in with. Pairing with internet randos is like rolling for a natural crit - there were a couple of games where I felt as a part of a well oiled team while 90+% was learning the map .. briefly.
This is coming from somebody who normally hates BR games. But I honestly think it's worth giving it a fair shot. it has some good Innovations for the genre like being able to revive your teammates even after they die. and the different legends are fun to try and feel balanced to me