Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds

Valve Says PUBG Is Steam’s Third Best-Selling Game

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/13/2018
What are the highest-selling games according to Steam? Valve, the reclusive company that owns the popular distribution platform, rarely reveals such figures publicly, but today they admitted a bit. Where does PUBG stand? Pretty high — in just a little over a year, they’ve become the third-best-selling title in Steam’s history. President Gabe Newell revealed […]

PUBG Gets Its Third Map Soon — Here’s Our First Look

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/08/2018
Given that you no longer have to own PUBG to get the Battle Royale experience, how long can 2017’s breakout hit stay in the limelight? What will the developers in Korea do to fend off the competition? Brendan Greene, the “Playerunknown” of Battlegrounds, addressed the public in a new blog post this morning. Titled “2018 […]


Cheaters Are Keeping PUBG Makers From Improving The Game

by Peter Paltridgeon 02/21/2018
Has Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds already peaked? The number of active players has been dipping since its all-time high late last year, and increased competition is stealing attention. What can be done? The problem, states developer Bluehole, is that despite their ascendance to fame as 2017’s biggest game success story, they’re still dealing with limited resources — […]
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XBox One PUBG Bundle Announced

by Peter Paltridgeon 02/06/2018
What’s one of the few exclusives Microsoft has that’s relevant in today’s gaming culture? Correct….PUBG. And if you were them, how would you best take advantage of this? Microsoft has announced a new XBox bundle that includes Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds as its pack-in game. It wasn’t a stunt they could try when PUBG first appeared on […]


PUBG Patched On XBox And PC

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/29/2018
What’s in the patch notes for the latest PUBG update? Both existing versions (PC and XBox) were patched over the last few days. What’s been improved over the previous versions? The PC PUBG patch is rather light. The one main issue the patch was sent to fix was the fact that as all the players […]

China Arrests Over 120 PUBG Cheaters

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/24/2018
Have you run across a dirty cheater in a PUBG match? How do you deal with it? The nation of China is taking it far enough to get the police involved. No one appreciates cheaters in an online match….except perhaps the cheaters themselves, but they don’t appreciate each other. Of the 27.6 million gamers currently […]

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PUBG Crate Box Drop Rates Revealed

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/10/2018
Seen the recently published drop rates for all the new cosmetic items in PUBG? How lucky will you have to be to collect them all? Pretty darned charmed. Ars Technica ran the numbers and determined that at the current rates, it could theoretically take a player 80 years to get every last item of clothing […]

New Patch Makes XBox PUBG Run Slightly Better

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/08/2018
How is Bluehole coming along with the XBox version of PUBG? It’s still far from complete, but as of today, it became ever-so-slightly better. What’s been improved? “Given the complexity of some of the crashes that have been logged, we know there is still work remaining in order for us to reproduce and address all […]

Does This Look Familiar To You: Paladins Battlegrounds

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/05/2018
Is it just me or is there something about the Paladins spinoff game announced earlier this week that gives me a sense of deja vu? Like we’ve seen it somewhere before and there’s been at least two or three articles about it on this site? For those who’ve never heard of Paladins, it’s a multiplayer […]

Why The PS4 Version Of PUBG Will Take A While

by Peter Paltridgeon 01/02/2018
Now that we have a semi-functional version of PUBG running on one home console, how about a second one? How long will it take for Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds to grace the Playstation 4? According to Chang Han Ki, CEO of PUBG Corp, several roadblocks stand in the way. The first is that Microsoft has timed exclusivity […]