Bluehole announced today that as of 01 September, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has sold over 10 million units since its Steam Early Access launch on 23 March, 2017.
PUBG also set a new mark for peak concurrent users with over 970,000. This was only highlighted by the strong reception at the PUBG Invitational at gamescom 2017. During the four day tournament at gamescom a total of 92 players from 19 different countries globally competed in four different PUBG game modes (solo, duo, duo-fpp, squad).
"It is amazing and gratifying to see the love and support the passionate fans have shown to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds," stated Chang Han Kim, Vice President and Executive Producer for Bluehole. "Watching the thrilling moments during the PUBG Invitational with the great feedback from viewers is a realization of the continuing popularity of PUBG and our team is working diligently to bring a solid gameplay experience for full launch on the PC and Xbox One Game Preview versions later this year."
At the time of writing, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is at number one on Steam's current most played games list with 809,744 current players and today's peak of 962,950 players. Dota 2 is at number two with 691,691 current players and today's peak at 723,365 players.
According to Steamcharts, PUBG players have clocked in 313,551,216 hours of gameplay. Dota 2 sits at 410,139,477 hours. Two weeks have passed since the game's director Brendan PlayerUnknown Greene informed us that 8 million copies had been bought.