About the game
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG ) is an online multiplayer battle royale game. Each game consists of up to a hundred players who fight each other in order to remain the last man alive.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Articles
Codename: Savage is returning to PUBG for testing with a new name
This may be the last article where we address PUBG's jungle map as Codename: Savage since Bluehole are renaming it to Sanhok. The map is returning for another round of testing running from 10 through 14 May 2018 before returning to stasis.
You can snatch in-game rewards for doing a PUBG weapon survey
PUBG Corp seem to be intent on changing their silent ways and are now looking to interact more with the players. Their latest effort is a survey where they ask players about the weapon re-balance, while offering rewards for participation.
Fortnite iOS stomps over PUBG's iOS and Android revenue combined
Bean counters at Sensor Tower analytics firm have revealed that in its first properly monetised week on Apple's iOS, Fortnite managed to outperform PUBG's revenue on both iOS and Android by three to four times, which is pretty impressive.
PUBG is going to have an upgrade system for cosmetics
PUBG Corp are making PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds progressively better in a "slow but steady" fashion. Test server was recently updated with a cosmetic upgrade system that will let players trade their duplicates in for a higher tier item.
God of War retains pole position in UK boxed sales chart
Naturally, nobody expected radical changes on the UK boxed sales chart, what with this time of the year being particularly quiet when it comes to new releases. God of War and Far Cry 5 remain firmly in front but we did see a few upsets.
Microsoft wary of making a battle royale in a saturated market
Microsoft's Phil Spencer has taken to Twitter recently to point out that making a battle royale game at the moment seems to be a fool's errand. Making a game just for the sake of making a game is not what Microsoft is about, Spencer thinks.
A group of PUBG hack developers have been arrested in China
Chinese police arrested 15 individuals suspected of developing and selling hack programs for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. PUBG Corp updated the public with an official statement on the matter. The suspects have been fined for $5,1 million
PUBG's latest update brings map selection, a rifle and a new car
PUBG Corp and Bluehole have released patch notes for the update that snuck up to players last night without any highlights. The changes to PUBG include a new vehicle for Miramar map, a new rifle and the previously announced weapon rebalance
PUBG getting a proper esports tournament with a $2 million pool
Brendan Greene and Co are getting ready to dip their toes into some esports when PUBG goes into its first major esports tournament. Dubbed the PUBG Global Invitational, the esports tournament takes place in Berlin from 25-29 July 20018.
God of War takes over UK boxed charts, Far Cry 5 climbs down
If there have been any concerns over the new God of War, they had to be dispelled by now. Indeed, the game's director Cory Barlog can rest, because God of War not only garnered critical acclaim - it's doing well on the financial side too.