Tag: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Free-To-Play 'PUBG Lite' Beta Testing Is Now Underway

A lighter version of ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battleground’ is now being tested in Thailand. ‘PUBG Lite’ is a free version created for those who are using lower-end PCs and laptops.

Video Games January 26, 2019

PUBG Now Free On Xbox One, But You Have To Hurry

'PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds' is free for a limited time. Microsoft is offering free access to 'PUBG' online this coming weekend, perhaps to mark the end of the game’s console exclusivity.

Video Games November 7, 2018

Microsoft Celebrates 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Full Release With Greaseproof Xbox One Controller

The 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' full release for the Xbox One has arrived, bringing with it several important additions such as the Sanhok map. In celebration, Microsoft unveiled the limited edition Greaseproof 1.0 controller for the console.

Video Games September 7, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Training Mode Coming Soon To Help New 'PUBG' Players

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' will add a Training Mode some time in September. The new 'PUBG' map, which will include the long-requested shooting range, will be beneficial to both rookies trying to learn the basics and veterans looking to practice their skills.

Video Games August 24, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds To Leave Xbox One Game Preview In September: Here's What To Expect From PUBG 1.0

Renowned video game 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' will make its full game release on Xbox One this September. The PUBG 1.0 is set to feature the addition of the war and team deathmatch modes.

Video Games August 22, 2018

PUBG Mobile Update 0.7.0 Adds Fast-Paced War Mode And Clan System

The new 'PUBG Mobile' update adds War Mode and a clan system to the Battle Royale game. Version 0.7.0 comes just a month after version 0.6.0, showing that Tencent and PUBG Corp. are serious about keeping players engaged and interested.

Video Games July 26, 2018

PUBG Mobile First-Person Mode Now Available: What Else Is In The Latest Update?

A new 'PUBG Mobile' update added a first-person mode to the iOS and Android version of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.' The update also added Arcade Mode: Mini-Zone, the Armory, and the Royale Pass to the battle royale shooter on smartphones.

Video Games June 21, 2018

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Steam Price Down To $20, Just In Time For 3rd 'PUBG' Map

The price of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' on Steam is now down to $20, from the original price of $30. The first 'PUBG' discount coincides with the planned major update that will roll out the battle royale shooter's third map, Sanhok.

Video Games June 20, 2018

PUBG Corp. Sues Epic Games Over 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' And 'Fortnite' Similarities: Why Just Now?

PUBG. Corp finally sued Epic Games, following the feud that started in September 2017 over similarities between 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' and 'Fortnite.' Gamers, however, are questioning the timing and validity of the copyright infringement lawsuit.

Video Games May 29, 2018

PUBG's Codename: Savage Map Is Returning To Test Servers With Its Official Name 'Sanhok'

PUBG Corp. revealed the name of its latest map: Sanhok. Previously known as Savage, the team also announced it coming to test servers beginning May 10.

Video Games May 10, 2018

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Says 15 Hackers Were Arrested In China Under Suspicion Of Developing Cheating Tools

PUBG has formally announced the arrest of 15 hackers in China after being suspected of developing cheating tools. The game has been facing rampant cheating by players in China.

Video Games April 30, 2018

Major 'PUBG' Update Goes Live On The Test Server: Map Selection, New Car, New Weapon, And More

Developers finally pushed 'PUBG' update 12 to the test servers this week. Players can experience new content such as a new vehicle, balance changes, and more.

Video Games April 28, 2018

First Major 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Tournament Will Invite 20 'PUBG' Teams: $2 Million In Prizes Up For Grabs

PUBG Corp. will host the 'PUBG' Global Invitiational 2018 in Berlin, Germany, from July 25 to July 29. The first major eSports tournament for 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' will offer a prize pool of $2 million to 20 qualified teams.

Video Games April 24, 2018

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Is Getting Map Selection: PUBG Will Let Players Avoid Miramar

'PUBG' will be giving players an option choose their the map by adding a selection to the game. Players will now probably avoid playing on Miramar.

Video Games April 19, 2018

Will 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' PlayStation 4 Version Ever Happen? 'PUBG' On PS4 Will Be Good For The Game

The 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' PlayStation 4 version still has a chance of happening, but the timeline is unclear. 'PUBG' on PS4, however, will surely be good for the game that popularized the battle royale genre.

Video Games April 18, 2018

PUBG Creator Brendan Greene To Players Dying In The Red Zone: 'You're Not A Very Good Player'

'PUBG' creator Brendan Greene defended the Red Zone against haters, saying a harsh truth and asserting the reason it is still in the game. According to Greene, players can use the rain of bombs to their advantage.

Video Games April 18, 2018

Don't Panic: 'Fortnite' Shutting Down Is Just A False Rumor

Rumors of 'Fortnite' shutting down quickly spread due to a supposed screenshot of a tweet. However, it proved to be false and Epic Games is not likely to end the 'Battle Royale' mode in the near future.

Video Games April 16, 2018

PUBG Players, Rejoice: 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Support To Last Over 20 Years, Says PlayerUnknown Himself

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' support may last for the next 20 years, which likely means many more new maps, weapons, and modes for the Battle Royale multiplayer shooter. The statement was made by none other than PlayerUnknown himself, Brendan Greene.

Video Games April 14, 2018

PUBG Update 10 Rolls Out To Test Servers: Here's What's New

The game developer launched Patch 10 that will fix several problems affecting the gameplay of 'PUBG' PC version. It's initially available for the test servers until all of the issues are addressed.

Video Games April 13, 2018

PUBG Ransomware Locks Your Files Until You Play 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

PUBG Ransomware locks the files and folders of users on their desktop. The ransomware, however, does not demand a cash payment to decrypt the files, as it asks for a game of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' instead.

Video Games April 10, 2018

'PUBG' Deathmatch Coming Soon With War Mode: 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' No Longer Just Battle Royale

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' deathmatch mode is coming soon, and it will look to offer faster-paced gameplay. Why does 'PUBG' need to expand beyond the Battle Royale genre it popularized and introduce new modes?

Video Games April 8, 2018

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Developer Finally Files Lawsuits Against 'PUBG Mobile' Clones

PUBG Corp. has filed a lawsuit against NetEase, the company behind 'Rules of Survival' and 'Knives Out.' The games were released for the iOS and Android before 'PUBG Mobile,' but they heavily borrow certain elements from 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.'

Video Games April 6, 2018

PUBG's Codename: Savage Map Gets Squads Mode Along With Other Tweaks Via Day 2 Update

Developers posted some of the detailed changes made to the new 'PUBG' map, Codename: Savage, on test servers. New keys were issued for interested players and other gameplay tweaks have been applied intended to improve the experience.

Video Games April 5, 2018

New 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Map Beta Already Started: Here's How To Sign Up For Codename: Savage

The first beta testing period for Codename: Savage, the next 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' map, is already under way. 'PUBG' players who want to try the smaller map will get more chances to do so, and here is how to sign up.

Video Games April 3, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 4x4 Map Is Codename: Savage, And Initial Testing Will Start Soon

Alpha testing for the Codename: Savage map is finally confirmed to start next week. 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' will get the new 4x4 map next week on its test servers.

Video Games March 31, 2018

Far Cry 5 Arcade Players Make 'PUBG,' 'Counter-Strike' Maps And More Happen

With the Far Cry Arcade Mode, players have been recreating their favorite maps from other video games such as the 'PUBG' Battle Royale and the de_dust2 map from 'Counter-Strike.' People are even making an Upside Down map from 'Stranger Things.'

Video Games March 31, 2018

'PUBG Mobile' Players Using Keyboard And Mouse Are Ruining The Game

Some 'PUBG Mobile' players have started using a keyboard and mouse instead of the touchscreen controls This practice is ruining the game, as it gives an unfair advantage to the players on the keyboard and mouse.

Video Games March 28, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Update To Add New Event Mode And Flare Guns

The studio of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' announced a new Event Mode that will bring preset custom matches with different game parameters.

Video Games March 24, 2018

'PUBG Mobile' Brings 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' For Free To iOS And Android: Is It Better Than 'Fortnite Mobile'?

'PUBG Mobile' is now available for iOS and Android devices as a free download. The mobile version of the multiplayer shooter is a full-featured port of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' for the Xbox One and PC.

Video Games March 20, 2018

'PUBG Mobile' Beta Now Online: Here's How To Play 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' On Your Android Phone

'PUBG Mobile' quietly started beta testing on Android devices, following the recent announcement of 'Fortnite Mobile' for the iOS and Android. Here's how to get the mobile version of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' up and running on your Android phone.

Video Games March 15, 2018

PUBG 2018 Roadmap Revealed: New Maps, Game Modes, Emotes, And More

Brendan Greene published the 2018 roadmap for 'PUBG.' The game is slated to receive a number of upgrades within the year such as better animations, new vehicles, and other improvements.

Video Games March 9, 2018

'Fortnite' Now More Popular Than 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' On Twitch: Here's How That Happened

'Fortnite' is now more popular than 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' on Twitch, with more time watched and streamed. How did Epic Games pull off the feat, when 'PUBG' had all the momentum heading into 2018?

Video Games March 7, 2018

DICE Awards 2018: 'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Steals The Show

'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' took home four trophies at the 2018 DICE Awards, including Game of the Year. Nintendo dominated the annual event, which is hosted each year by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences.

Video Games February 23, 2018

Microsoft's Xbox One Deals Include The Xbox One S 'PUBG' Bundle And More

To promote its Xbox platform, Microsoft once again offered limited console bundles. The packages available will reportedly include a free copy of 'PUBG' and Xbox Game Pass trial memberships.

Video Games February 17, 2018

Latest AMD GPU Driver Increases 'Fortnite,' 'PUBG,' And 'Kingdom Come: Deliverance' Performance

AMD’s Radeon Adrenalin version 18.2.2 is now ready to download and designed specifically to enhance gameplay performance on “Fortnite: Battle Royale,” “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” and “Kingdom Come: Deliverance.” The optional driver update will not include bug fixes.

Video Games February 14, 2018

'Fortnite' Beats 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Record For Most Number Of Players At The Same Time, But Did It Really?

'Fortnite' set a new record with 3.4 million concurrent players, beating 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' which had 3.2 million concurrent players at the turn of 2018. The achievement, however, comes with a catch.

Video Games February 12, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Players, Now Over 4 Million, Will Receive A Truckload Of Battle Points

The Xbox One version of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' recently achieved the milestone of more than 4 million players. In celebration, PUBG Corp. will give out 30,000 Battle Points to everyone, and here's the best way to spend it.

Video Games January 28, 2018

Lost BP In 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Will Be Returned, But 'PUBG' Players Want To Region Lock China Instead

The missing Battle Points in 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' will be returned, but players want the game's developers to focus on something else. There is a growing demand to region lock China to control the rampant cheating in the multiplayer shooter.

Video Games January 12, 2018

Paladins: Battlegrounds Moniker Explained As Hi-Rez Studios Doubles Down On Name

Hi-Rez Studios explains why it chose the name 'Paladins: Battlegrounds' over other appendages such as 'battle royale.' It's an homage to MMO battlegrounds, not a copy of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.'

Video Games January 7, 2018

Steam Awards 2017 Winners: 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,' 'The Witcher 3,' 'Cuphead' Among Awardees

Winners of Valve’s Steam Awards 2017 have been revealed and listed as top winners are 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,' 'The Witcher 3,' and 'Cuphead.' The Steam Awards is known for giving out unique titles such as 'Mom’s Spaghetti,' and 'Suspension of Disbelief.'

January 7, 2018

Free-To-Play 'Paladins: Battlegrounds' Will Combine 'Overwatch' And 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds'

Hi-Rez Studios unveiled 'Paladins: Battlegrounds,' a new mode for the free-to-play multiplayer shooter that has drawn comparisons to 'Overwatch.' Like 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,' the new mode will drop 100 players into a map for a 'Battle Royale'-inspired contest.

Video Games January 5, 2018

Publisher Of 'LawBreakers' Blames 'PUBG' For Failure

'LawBreakers' publisher Nexo is blaming the failure of the game on the release of 'PUBG'. Nexon is calling the game a loss and cites the bad release date as a main reason.

Video Games January 4, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Breaks Its Own Steam Record: Is The PlayStation 4 Version Coming Soon?

The popularity of 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' has reached new heights, with over 3 million concurrent players on Steam after the launch of its full release. When will 'PUBG' arrive to the PlayStation 4?

Video Games January 1, 2018

PUBG PC 1.0 Update Now Live: Bug Fixes, Adjusted Replay System, And More

Now that 'PUBG' developers finally launched version 1.0 for the PC, players started to report issues they found. A new update was released just recently and intends to fix the bugs.

Video Games December 30, 2017

Microsoft May Have Copied A Redditor's 'PUBG' Concept For An Ad

Microsoft may have copied a designer's idea for a 'PUBG' ad from a post on Reddit. Its ad for the full release of the game bares a strong resemblance of the original idea.

Video Games December 28, 2017

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