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The sheer rise in popularity for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been insane, but it should have been expected given the status of similar games like ARK: Survival of the Fittest and H1Z1. Therefore, it only seems fitting that Creative Director of Bluehole, Brendan Greene, announced that its highly popular battle royale title will be arriving to consoles exclusively on Xbox One later this year and will be upgraded in 2018 when it releases alongside the Xbox One X.

Based on the wording, there’s a possibility that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds might arrive on the PlayStation 4 at some point, but this remains unconfirmed for now. In the meantime, Bluehole is looking forward to seeing how the Xbox community will play its game of improvisational survival, as VP and Executive Producer Chang Han Kim enthusiastically relayed.

Microsoft’s Game Preview program allows us to get feedback directly from players, something that has been crucial to our success on Steam Early Access. Furthermore, Xbox Live’s solid multiplayer capabilities will enable us to deliver the most complete Battle Royale experience to players worldwide.

Have you played PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds? Do you think it will eventually come to the PS4 as well? What are some of the most hilarious or epic moments you’ve had playing it alone or with friends? Back stab everyone in the comments section to let us know.

If you want to know more about this and other announcements happening at E3 then be sure to check out our E3 2017 Coverage Hub.


Joey Thurmond

Staff Writer

I'm a part-time videogame journalist with a BA in Game and Interactive Media Design and an MA in Writing Studies. I bleed theology, sci-fi, and fantasy. I grew up with Spyro and Crash on the PlayStation and love FPS, action-RPG, and platformer games. For more of my antics, mosey on over to Push Square and Gamechurch.


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