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PUBG: Battlegrounds Roadmap for 2024 Will Bring Destructible Environments and More

Krafton has announced the PUBG: Battlegrounds roadmap for 2024, detailing the features that are planned for the free-to-play battle royale shooter throughout the coming year. In a post on the…

March 11, 2024 | 09:55 EDT

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PUBG Update 22.1 Patch Notes Scope Out Bears And More

It's almost time for PUBG Update 22.1, and ahead of the patch's release next week (on PC, at least), Krafton has revealed the full patch notes. You can look forward to the addition of some vicious…

February 8, 2023 | 09:05 EST

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PUBG NFT Integration Begins With Banger Alpha Test

PUBG, which was arguably once the biggest game in the world, is getting NFTs through Banger, a so-called "gaming hub" that plans on launching sometime in 2023. If you've never heard of Banger, you're…

December 28, 2022 | 11:36 EST

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PUBG Dead By Daylight Crossover Aims To Terrify

With Halloween right around the corner, the spooky crossovers are also coming. One of the first for this year is a PUBG Dead by Daylight crossover, which, considering the latter's creepy vibe, should…

October 3, 2022 | 11:06 EDT

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Taliban PUBG Ban Instated For "Promoting Violence"

PUBG: Battlegrounds has been banned in Afghanistan. The Taliban PUBG ban will take effect within the next three months and has been instated because the game is apparently "promoting violence", which…

September 20, 2022 | 10:40 EDT


Krafton Inc, Creators of PUBG, Invest in NFT's

Krafton Inc, creators of the PUBG battle royale genre, has announced equity investments in Seoul Auction Blue (2.5 million USD) and XBYBLUE (4.1 million USD) and have signed a memorandum of…

February 8, 2022 | 09:40 EST

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PUBG Sues Garena Free Fire for Alleged Infringement

PUBG publisher Krafton has sued Garena over its Battle Royale game Free Fire along with Google, Apple, and YouTube due to alleged IP infringement. Recently, PUBG has nearly doubled its…

January 13, 2022 | 04:49 EST

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PUBG Player Count Nearly Doubles on Steam After Free-to-Play Launch

The PUBG player count has practically doubled overnight. The reason why is simple: the PUBG free-to-play release has proven to be immensely popular. PUBG is inarguably one of the games…

January 12, 2022 | 02:16 EST

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PUBG Creator Brendan Greene Goes Independent with PlayerUnknown Productions

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds creator Brendan Greene has left Krafton to begin work at his own indie game studio called PlayerUnknown Productions, putting an end to his time at Krafton. …

August 31, 2021 | 09:23 EDT

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PUBG Free-to-Play Event Arrives Next Week

A PUBG free-to-play event is arriving early next week along with the console launch of the Blackpink crossover event that brings K-pop-themed cosmetics to the game. PlayerUnknown's…

August 5, 2021 | 03:10 EDT

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Adi Shankar's Newest Animated Project is a PUBG Show

Krafton, the company most well-known for PUBG, is setting its sights on animation for the franchise's next multimedia project. To create it, Krafton has recruited geek auteur Adi Shankar, known for…

July 20, 2021 | 10:50 EDT

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Twitch Purple Screen of Death Reportedly Ruining Game Embeds

The Twitch Purple Screen of Death has proved to be an annoyance for streamers and viewers alike, but now it's reportedly had an impact on the PUBG Invitational tournament for PlayerUnknown's…

February 5, 2021 | 03:06 EST

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Reputation System Added In New PUBG Update

A new PUBG update has landed, and it's bringing a new PUBG reputation system with it. There are also a couple of new and returning gameplay features as well as a brand new vehicle to check out.…

January 21, 2021 | 09:58 EST


PUBG Parent Company IPO Valued At Up To $27 Billion

According to Bloomberg, Krafton, the company behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is about to go public, and its current estimated valuation is at $27 billion ahead of the IPO. This is based…

January 19, 2021 | 11:01 EST

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PUBG 2 Reportedly in Development Since Early 2020

Early last year, reports emerged of something called "Project XTRM" from the developer of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. New reporting indicates that this secret project is actually PUBG 2, an…

January 6, 2021 | 02:17 EST

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PUBG Mobile Begs To Return To India With New Version, $100m Investment

Mobile battle royale title PUBG Mobile will be making a return to India. The app was banned in that territory earlier this year, but PUBG Corporation has announced a new version of the game…

November 12, 2020 | 10:32 EST

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India Bans PUBG Mobile, 117 Other Chinese Mobile Apps

In a press release that was released earlier today, the Indian government has banned 118 mobile apps that are "prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity" of India.…

September 2, 2020 | 10:20 EDT

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PUBG Hits 70 Million Units Sold, Sanhok Map Returns

Renowned battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has sold over 70 million units. In order to commemorate the milestone, PUBG Season 8 will reintroduce the jungles of Sanhok to the game,…

July 14, 2020 | 09:26 EDT

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PUBG Update 7.2 Finally Debuts Ranked Mode and Bots

PUBG Update 7.2 has arrived and it's bringing with it the debut of two oft-requested features. Ranked Mode and Bots. Don't worry, though, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS won't be allowing any bots in…

May 13, 2020 | 01:53 EDT


PUBG Update 7.1 Adds Bots To Public Games To Balance Skill Gap

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is one of the most successful battle royale experiences ever released, and set the ground works for most titles that followed, including the likes of Epic Games'…

April 24, 2020 | 02:00 EDT

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PUBG Has Revamped Vikendi With New Dinoland and More

Vikendi, one of the maps of the eternally popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (or just PUBG for short) is coming back to the game. */ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ /*-->*/ PUBG…

April 14, 2020 | 10:20 EDT


PUBG Season 6 Brings New 2x2 Map and Survivor Pass: Shakedown

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds expects its sixth season, and PUBG Corporation already prepared a few surprises for their fans. The studio revealed what update 6.1 brings to the battle royale title. It…

January 15, 2020 | 05:25 EST

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Starting Today, PUBG Crates Will No Longer Be Locked

Starting today, PUBG Crates will no longer be locked. The "key and crate" model that was popularized in many Asian MMOs and, more notably in the west, in games like Team Fortress 2 is going the way…

November 20, 2019 | 03:00 EST

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PUBG Crossplay Comes to PS4 and Xbox One

Now that PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS has been out on consoles for a while now, the inevitable has happened: PUBG Crossplay has arrived for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Simply put,…

October 1, 2019 | 03:09 EDT

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PUBG PC Version Adds New Vehicle, Weapon, Console Version Grows Closer To Parity

PLAYERUNKOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) received big substantial updates for both PC and console versions this past week. The PC update brings a new vehicle, a new weapon, a new ledge grab mechanic a…

June 29, 2019 | 09:47 EDT

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Banned In Nepal Due To Addiction Concerns

Popular battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) was banned in another region yesterday. Nepal's federal investigation agency has asked that the country's Telecommunication Authority…

April 12, 2019 | 08:20 EDT

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Indonesia Considers PUBG Ban

Indonesia's Communication and Information Technology Ministry is considering banning the battle royale game PUBG. The debate has been sparked by a call from an Islamic organization in the country for…

March 24, 2019 | 02:59 EDT

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The Game Awards 2018 - PUBG Winter Map Playable Tonight

PUBG has a trailer next showing off their new snow map. Joining the current maps this snow level will be a 6v6 to mix together the chaos of a big team with the strategy of hunting down your prey. The…

December 6, 2018 | 11:30 EST


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Landing On PS4 This Holiday

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds launch on Xbox One was a timed exclusive, but now it'll finally make its way to PlayStation players this holiday season. PUBG for the PS4 launches on December 7, 2018.…

November 13, 2018 | 02:13 EST

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PUBG Apparently Hits PS4 In December, Suicide Squad Crossover Coming

Popular battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (or PUBG) will be released for PS4 this December, according to Eurogamer and analyst Daniel Ahmed. The PS4 release comes one year after PUBG …

November 6, 2018 | 02:30 EST


PUBG Map Codename: Savage Returning to Test Servers With New Name

PUBG Corp has announced that the new, smaller, island-themed map Codnamed: Savage will be returning to PUBG servers very soon. Speaking in a post on Steam, the team revealed that the map will be…

May 7, 2018 | 08:58 EDT


PUBG Launches Player Survey on Recent Weapon Balance Changes

PUBG Corp has announced a survey for players to give feedback on the weapon changes recently implemented in PUBG. The new update tweaked the stats of several weapons, in an effort to add more balance…

May 5, 2018 | 04:38 EDT


PUBG Fans Rejoice! Map Selection is Coming

PUBG Corp has announced that map selection is due to arrive in PUBG. After being one of the most requested features from players, the option to choose from each of the soon to be three maps will be…

April 19, 2018 | 11:56 EDT

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[Updated]PUBG Corporation Admits Cosmetics Affect Gameplay in Lawsuit

In a market where everyone is attempting to be the next big hit, it is inevitable that some companies will copy one another in an attempt to get to the top. Unfortunately, this can lead to asset…

April 6, 2018 | 08:48 EDT


PUBG Begins Region Lock Testing in KR/JP Servers

According to an update posted on the PUBG Steam Community, developers are testing region locking in KR/JP servers. Once the update is applied to the live version of the game, only players who reside…

March 26, 2018 | 01:50 EDT


PUBG Creator Brendan Greene: "Region Locking Just Doesn't Work"

Since the end of last year, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been plagued by cheaters, with many claiming that it has gotten so bad, it has ruined the entire experience for them. After some digging…

March 24, 2018 | 03:00 EDT

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PUBG is Getting Custom Event Modes Soon

Bluehole, the developer behind PUBG has announced that the game will soon be getting custom game types as part of a new Event Mode. The news was revealed via a post on the game's Steam Community page…

March 22, 2018 | 02:55 EDT

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PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is reportedly working on a region lock system according to USgamer. The source for the potentially upcoming region-locking comes via a post on the /u/PUBATTLEGROUNDS…

March 16, 2018 | 02:56 EDT


PUBG Rolls Back Latest Anti-Cheat Update

Players using in-game cheats in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is nothing new. The issue is so prevalent, in fact, developer PUBG Corp. stated controlling the cheating was one of the studio's major…

March 13, 2018 | 04:50 EDT

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PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Announces Ping-Based Matchmaking, Teases New Map

The fine folks behind PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS have announced ping-based matchmaking is on its way in a news post on the game's Steam Community page. In PC 1.0 Update #6, the developers of PUBG…

February 20, 2018 | 02:07 EST

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BattlEye PUBG Bans Escalate, Developers Detail Anti-Cheat Improvements

Battleye, one of the anti-cheat measures used in PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS, has reported that they banned over 1,044,000 cheaters in January 2018 alone, according to a tweet from the service. Two…

February 6, 2018 | 02:00 EST

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Tencent Works With China to Arrest Over 120 PUBG Cheat Makers

Chinese publisher Tencent has helped indie game PlayerUnkonown'sBattlegrounds and the Chinese authorities in cracking down on cheat-makers for the title. Tencent has, according to Bloomberg, aided…

January 16, 2018 | 12:37 EST


PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Passes 3 Million Players on Xbox One

Recently, Aaron Greenberg, Head of Xbox Games Marketing at Microsoft, has released news that the Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds now has over 3 million players. This is quite…

January 12, 2018 | 05:00 EST


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hits New Milestone with 3M Players

As we reach the conclusion of 2017, it is perhaps fitting that this year's breakout gaming hit PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has yet another story set for it. As of today, PlayerUnknown's…

December 29, 2017 | 06:22 EST

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BattlEye Has Banned Over 1.5 Million PUBG Players

Anti-cheat software BattlEye has announced an update on the number of people banned from PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS on their Twitter account: 1.5 million and counting. The last announcement from…

December 28, 2017 | 08:45 EST

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PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS 1.0 is ready and raring to go - the game will finally be leaving early access (at least on PC) on December 20, 2017, according to a tweet from the game's official…

December 20, 2017 | 09:59 EST


PUBG Passes 1 Million Players On Xbox, Free With Xbox One X

PLAYERUNNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS has racked up over 1 million players on the Xbox One in 48 hours according to a news post on the official Xbox website. Additionally, the game will be bundled with every…

December 16, 2017 | 10:00 EST

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TGA 2017 - PUBG Release Date for PC and Xbox One, New Map

Bluehole, the developers behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, announced during the Game Awards that PUBG 1.0 for the PC will officially come out on December 20th of this year. This would officially…

December 8, 2017 | 12:21 EST