PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be playable on both next-gen consoles PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S on day one, PUBG Corp. announced. The game will have a 60 FPS mode and will support cross-gen multiplayer.
PUBG players who pre-ordered the next-gen consoles PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S will be happy to hear that PUBG Corp. confirmed a day one release of the next-gen version. Yes, PUBG will be playable on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on the launch day at no extra cost for current owners, with the same PUBG account you've been playing on all this time. All of your game account progress and cosmetics will also carry over with no interruptions.
Additionally, PUBG will also support cross-generation multiplayer alongside cross-platform play. This means that players on Xbox One, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, and PS5 consoles will be able to squad up and play against each other on the battlefield.
On Xbox Series X, PUBG will run at 60 FPS by selecting the Framerate Priority option while the Xbox Series S will run the game at 30 FPS. However, PUBG Corp. are working to provide an option to raise the framerate cap on Xbox Series S consoles in the future.
PlayStation 5 will leverage the PlayStation 4 Pro build. By selecting the Framerate Priority option the game will run up to 60 FPS.
The devs state that the game performance on consoles is extremely smooth and stable with faster loading and little to no frame drops thanks to the power of next-gen. You can check out the full announcement on PUBG website .