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PUBG Gets A Training Mode Next Month

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/22/2018
Can PUBG catch up to Fortnite? The distance between them in the race seems to be growing every week, but PUBG Corp is sprinting as hard as they can. The company has announced a multi-project initiative with the blunt name of “Fix PUBG.” Because why lie? “Fix PUBG” will consist of multiple content updates dedicated […]

E3 2018: PUBG’s Sanhok Map Confirmed For XBox Soon

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/11/2018
Can the XBox One version of PUBG ever catch up to the PC version? Slowly but surely, it’s trying. How soon will the game’s third map, Sanhok, be added? One might assume we have a long wait since the second map, Miramar, only recently finished beta testing. But today we were promised at Microsoft’s E3 […]

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It’s Happening: PUBG Is Suing Fortnite

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/29/2018
Can anything stop the meteoric rise of Fortnite as a 2018 cultural phenomenon? Maybe its progenitor, the 2017 cultural phenomenon PUBG, filing a lawsuit? An injunction was filed last January and was made public this week. The accusation is that Epic Games directly copied its intellectual property to create Fortnite — specifically, the interface and […]
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PUBG Corp Is Now Suing Copycats

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/06/2018
Once a video game idea catches on, can anything really be done about parasitical knockoff responses to it? It depends on how close the “inspiration” is to the original….does PUBG have a case in their new lawsuit? Anyone who’s browsed mobile storefronts like the App Store for longer than three seconds knows how lawless it […]

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PUBG’s Newest Map Goes By The Codename “Savage”

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/30/2018
What changes will PUBG’s upcoming third map bring to the overall experience? Will it improve upon the mistakes made last time with Miramar? We’re about to find out. PUBG Corp announced today an early version of this map could be made available to selected alpha testers as soon as Monday. They also revealed their work-in-progress […]
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PUBG Mobile Version Now Available In The US

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/19/2018
Did you assume the PUBG mobile version would remain a Chinese exclusive? To be honest, so did we. Does the new US mobile version measure up to its console and PC cousins? It’s true: Bluehole pulled a surprise international launch of PUBG on iOS and Google Play this week. It went live in Canada over […]

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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 […]
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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 […]

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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 […]