playerunknown’s battlegrounds

Official Site: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Studio: Bluehole
Launch Date: N/A
Genre: Stealth shooter battle royale
Business Model: B2P with microtrans
Platform: PC

The MOP Up: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds lets gamers tattle on each other (September 2, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

PUBG developers embark on three-month ‘FIX PUBG’ campaign in which they are doing the fixing

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PUBG tests weather and pings in update 19, plots Mission Impossible crossover

Dynamic weather matters to you in MMOs, especially sandboxes. But what about in battle royales? When you're hiding in your bathtub or running...
Bad taste?

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds details a five-year plan for e-sports

Does it fill you with warm, fuzzy feelings to know that there's a nice long-term plan for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to chase that sweet...
It couldn't happen to a game more... this.

Netease calls PUBG Corp’s copyright lawsuit ‘shameless’, Riot and Tencent win non-compete lawsuit against alleged cloner

Remember back in April, when Korea-based PUBG Corp. accused China-based Netease of ripping off PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds with its battle royale titles Knives...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds adds MMR matchmaking to Sanhok, addresses big criticisms

The dev team at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds pushed out a patch this week that addressed a couple of the more pressing issues for the...
It's still the same game, Beavis.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds patches Sanhok to be more pretty and less exploitable

A new patch is available for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on the test server, and it does exactly what the headline says. It makes...

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The MOP Up: Neverwinter’s five-year anniversary and Ravenloft campaign (June 24, 2018)

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has lost nearly half of its players since January as Sanhok map goes live

Alas, poor PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, we've entered the second phase of your musician biopic when the fans start leaving. Sure, the game was riding...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is on the cusp of Sanhok, goes on sale for $20

After so very much build-up to the main event, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is finally ready to debut its brand-new Sanhok map on Thursday,...

PUBG admits to reusing assets but argues that doesn’t make it an asset flip

Tired of hearing the words "asset flip"? PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is too. Apparently at E3 last week, PUBG creator Brendan Greene gently joked...

E3 2018: PUBG will launch Sanhok map June 22, plans snow mechanics and map for this winter

During yesterday's pre-E3 Xbox conference, Bluehole didn't trot out Brendan Greene himself to talk PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but it did confirm what Reddit has...
Rewarding.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds plans longer embargos for its crates on the Steam market

Getting a crate in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is meant to be a reward for the player, but it's also frequently meant something to resell...
The Guitar Hero rush hit us all.

The Soapbox: Do MMOs still fall victim to the copycat curse?

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PUBG’s Sanhok map enters the final testing stretch

As PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds runs its new and highly anticipated Sanhok map through a fourth round of testing, players can at least be...
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Trace the history of the battle royale genre from inception to now

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds apologizes for communication deficiencies, lays out top priorities

Players frustrated with the spotty communication from PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' development team may have a legitimate reason for complaint. In a letter posted over...
Everyone shoots everyone else!

Data show that battle royale gamers tend to spend more money on games

So, how are battle royale fans different from any other sort of competitive gamer? A recent study put out by market intelligence firm Newzoo...

Atlas Reactor arrives in China via Steam

Atlas Reactor really needs to be given some credit for striking out in a different direction when the rest of the PvP scene...

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