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
PUBG will do in 6 months, what DOTA 2 failed to do in 4 years
With PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds now firmly at the top of Steam's most played games list, there is only two records left to beat - all-time peak player count and total hours played. While the former will fall in due time, the later record is just around the corner.
The next PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds update is in about 2 weeks
The next PUBG update will add a new weapon, foggy weather and a bunch of bug fixes. New ways of rendering water in the game are also to be implemented at some point down the line.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has moved over 10 million units
As of 01 September, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has sold over 10 million units. "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. PUBG set a new mark for peak concurrent users at 962,950.
PUBG's developers are keeping a close eye on AFK farming
Whether you are AFK farming or farming AFK-ers in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, a time may soon come where that will no longer be an option. Bluehole Studio are currently looking into the matter before it gets out of hand.
First glimpse of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' desert map
Brendan Greene has teased an upcoming map for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds during a Gamescom presentation. The image shown is a work-in-progress snapshot of an urban area with lots of sand everywhere.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sells 8 million
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has sold 8 million copies according to Brendan Greene, and is now right behind DOTA 2 on SteamCharts pushing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to the third spot. An Xbox version of the game should be available before the end of the year.
PUBG sells 7 million and hits over 400,000 concurrent players
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is well on its way to overtake Counter-Strike in the top 3 of Steam's most played games. The battle royale shooter has sold over 7 million copies now, and has hit 400,000 concurrent players.
PUBG's loot boxes are here to stay, because money
The addition of a lootbox style cosmetics delivery system to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has caused a bit of an uproar within the games growing community. The game's creator has named long-time viability as the chief reason for the feature that isn't going anywhere anytime soon.
Paid cosmetics coming to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
We now have our first taste of the direction that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be taking with its cosmetics. A set of free and paid cosmetics will be rolling out soon, to go with the Gamescom Invitational Tournament taking place next month.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes 5 million sales
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds just won't stop selling. The game has been selling about a million copies a month ever since it entered Steam Early Access roughly 4 months ago. The final release is scheduled for sometime in Q4 2017.