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

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?

When Radical Heights launched, I was inspired to put together a whole Perfect Ten about why trend-chasing doesn't work for online games....

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...
SHOOOT

Trace the history of the battle royale genre from inception to now

It all started with a new mode for DayZ. No, it all started with Minecraft. Wait, maybe it started with deathmatch games. There's...

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...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds tackles frame rate drops, looks at the next mobile patch

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds dropped a patch earlier this week, but don't get too excited: It was mostly bug fixes and balance adjustments for...

Hands-on with Bless Reborn at Neowiz’s San Francisco media reveal

As you probably have heard, there was a Bless influencer event this week, with a couple of media and a smattering of...
It couldn't happen to a game more... this.

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground radically rebalances weaponry with its latest patch

There's going to be a big downtime for a patch for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds tonight; don't count on playing in tonight after 10 p.m....

Chinese authorities arrest 15 more accused PUBG hackers, fining them over $5M

Bluehole and PUBG Corp are apparently continuing their government-backed crackdown on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds cheaters. Last week, PUBG Corp told Steam players that it...

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds balances weapons, brings Miramar map to the Xbox One

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds isn't giving up the fight against Fortnite for the market share of the battle royale crowd. The PvP shooter has...
lol, valve

Dutch Gaming Authority calls out four games as violating its lootbox policies

If you had expected the Netherlands to be leading the fight against lootboxes, you may be more clairvoyant than the rest of the population....

Coming soon: PUBG will finally let players block their most hated maps

Mappety map map maps. Soon you can pick your own map in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and won't be stuck in Miramar. According to PUBG Corp,...
We're changing something that we are sure we don't need to change.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds adds map changes and red zone shrinkage

Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene does not have kind words for people who dislike the red zone in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. In his own words,

The MOP Up: Seal Online embraces a cartoony spirit (April 15, 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...
Chronicle of a Death Foretold.

MOBAs provide a template for the future of the battle royale genre

So where will battle royale games be in another five years? We don't know just yet, but from a purely business standpoint we can...

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