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.
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AltChar's biggest game news stories of 2017
We'll soon say goodbye to 2017. The year was full of ups and downs for the video game industry. This time of year is perfect for looking back and that's what we did: from the Switch launch all the way to the scandalous loot boxes.
PUBG Corp CEO says 2018 will be big
Hot on the heels of PUBG's official launch, CEO of PUBG Corp, CH Kim, said they're not sitting on their laurels, quite the contrary, as the team is already aiming to have PUBG featured in esports events. The launch came dangerously close to spilling over into 2018 but Kim didn’t really seem like worried - in fact it appears the company has a firm grip on things. Anyhow, let’s see what we can expect from PUBG in the year to come.
PUBG 1.0 version coming soon, here are some similar games you can abuse for free
Bluehole's battle royale will soon be leaving early access. After the launch, there will be a five - hour server maintenance. To honour PUBG's official release, I've compiled a list of five similar games you can play for free.
PUBG for Xbox One receives its first dedicated patch
PUBG is now available on Xbox One via Xbox Game Preview. The first Xbox One oriented patch has been deployed. The patch mends some of the issues players have been having with their motorcycles and anti-aliasing.
PUBG hits Xbox One, falls short of stable 30fps
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has finally arrived for Xbox and all the ruckus around the game’s exclusivity for Microsoft’s consoles is now being drowned out by disappointing reviews. From what we’ve gathered, pretty much everything seems to be an issue, from the player lobby aesthetics to performance and input issues.
PUBG: Erangel and Miramar both playable after a new test server patch
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has a new patch on its test servers. The update brought the Erangel map back. Both maps are now playable but which map you play will be decided at random when a match begins.
Desert map and shotgun coming to PUBG test servers
In anticipation of the official release, PlayerUnknown has really kicked into gear as Battlegrounds test servers are getting a new desert map and a shotgun exclusive to the map. Interestingly enough, the company was admittedly taken aback by the amount and sheer scope of cheating methodology, so expect them to take more interest in the matter pretty soon.
PUBG's desert map to debut at The Game Awards
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds' new map set to be revealed during The Game Awards. The map was teased back in July. A recent patch was datamined to reveal a nearly finished desert map.
Tencent is making a PUBG game for mobile devices
Tencent and PUBG Corp have joined forces to bring PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to mobile devices all over China. A worldwide release has not yet been confirmed. The port is making "very good progress".
Most PUBG players come from the CS:GO crowd
It's no wonder that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has overtaken Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Steam's most played games list, since most of the current PUBG players are coming to the game straight from CS:GO. H1Z1 players are also slowly moving over to PUBG.