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Steam Awards Gives their Game of the Year Title to PUBG

The Steam Awards have announced the winners of the 2018 round, and in a surprising upset, their Game of the Year award went to PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds. Other nominees for the 2018 Game of the Year award included Monster Hunter: World, Kingdom Come Deliverance, Hitman 2, and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. While several big name games from 2018 were […]

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National PUBG League Announces North American 2019 Schedule

The National PUBG League, the premier esports league for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in North America has released the schedule and format for 2019. The 2019 NPL season is being produced in partnership with OGN and will consist of three distinct phases. Each phase will feature four different types of events: The National PUBG League, which features […]

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PUBG Issues Bans Against Pros and Thousands of Players

PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds may have pioneered the Battle Royale genre and launched a thousand clones, but the game has been plagued with cheaters since its full launch in summer of 2017. Following the cheating kerfuffle, PUBG Corp and developer Bluehole issued several waves of massive bans against cheating players from the game’s servers. Their efforts to […]

PUBG is Opening its First North American Esports League in January

This one will probably come as a surprise to you, but despite its popularity, Bluehole’s PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds doesn’t have a North American esports league. However, PUBG Corp will be changing that come January, according to a recent report by Variety. The National PUBG League or NPL will start its inaugural season in 2019 with a $1 […]

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PUBG Corp Files Suit Against Epic Games Over Battle Royale Similarities

After pursuing legal action last year after noticing the similarities between their games, PUBG Corp has pressed forward and filed suit against Epic Games for copyright infringement, according to a report by the Korea Times (via PC Gamer). The injunction filed by PUBG Corp in the South Korean court system alleges that Fortnite was modeled after PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. […]

Tera Hits 2 Million Player Milestone on Console

Free-to-play action MMORPG Tera has been out on consoles for almost two months now, but it’s already hit two million registered console players since then. To celebrate the milestone, developer En Masse Entertainment has announced that PlayStation Plus members will receive a unique PS Plus Pack through an exclusive milestone promotion that will run from today, May […]

PUBG Mobile Adds Miramar Map and New Progress Mission

The latest patch for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile adds the Miramar desert map, a new progress mission, as well as language-specific chat channels, a new shop, and secret stash. Tencent revealed the news on Twitter, alongside a brief rundown of the patch’s biggest additions. Welcome to #PUBGMOBILE050. ✔️ Miramar Map✔️ Season 2✔️ Progress Missions✔️ Secret Stash✔️ Local […]


How Fortnite Eclipsed PUBG as the Biggest Gaming Phenomenon

On the surface, both PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite are rather similar games. Both are battle royale multiplayer machines that drop players off on a deserted island in groups of 100 so they can take eachother out in insane free-for-all style. There are some key differences – you jump out of a plane in PUBG, the […]

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Watch Tera Console’s Combo-Spamming Action-Packed Launch Trailer

En Masse Entertainment has brought their action combat MMORPG Tera to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game is available for free on the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store, with some loot box microtransactions and a premium access service. “Coming off a highly successful head start, Tera is ready for the masses to dive in and […]

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Fortnite is Now the Most-Watched Game on Twitch with 5 Years of Streamed Content

Despite being PUBG‘s zany cousin/knockoff, Fortnite has gone on to become the most-watched game on Twitch. Part of that is likely down to accessibility and lack of cheaters, as Fortnite is available on more platforms than PUBG, and doesn’t have the same cheating problem that has plagued Bluehole’s battle royale game since launch. Both of those factors have led […]

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PUBG’s New Xbox Update Removes Starting Arena to Prevent Lag

The Xbox One version of PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds will be getting an update on Friday, which you can check out now in Xbox Game Preview. The major change coming with this update is the loss of the starting arena where you spawn at the beginning of a match. This is mostly to deal with the extreme amount […]

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PUBG to Get ’70s and ’80s Fashion in Tomorrow’s New Cosmetic Crates

Bluehole has revealed two new cosmetics crates for PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds. PUBG is getting ’70s and ’80s-inspired outfits in the new crates, which will go live on February 22nd. You can see some of the retro-inspired looks above, and wow, did Bluehole dig deep for these. There’s throwback style and then there’s actual cultural artifacts, and these outfits lean […]

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PUBG Sales Reach 30 Million as PC Player Base Drops Off

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has hit a whopping 30 million sales this week, but the game is seeing its daily active player base on PC decline. The decline appears to have been steadily increasing since just after the new year. Bloomberg tech reporter Yuji Nakamura shared the news on Twitter, suggesting that cheaters could be to blame for the drop. This is […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Hits 3 Million Players on Xbox

The PC version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is already on its way to crack every record it can and put Dota 2 to shame, but in the meantime, the Xbox One version is making headway of its own. According to Xbox’s own news site, the game has reached three million players, which it achieved before the end […]

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PUBG Corp Publishes New Loot Box Drop Rates for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has detailed the latest game updates, which include some changes to the game’s loot box system. All of the changes, bug fixes, and new content will go live on the game’s test server. In addition to disclosing the odds of getting different cosmetics from loot drops, the patch notes also point toward a new type of […]


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Don’t Expect PUBG To Appear On The PS4 Anytime Soon

In a recent interview with Inven Global, Bluehole Inc. CEO CH Kim chatted about all things PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, including how he’s like to see PUBG become a globally recognized brand. Which sounds cool, until you get on the topic of the PS4. Kim had this to say when asked about when we’d be seeing it […]

Bluehole Brags That PUBG Hit Three Million Concurrent PC Players

Bluehole decided to drop some knowledge on the official PlayerUnknown’s Battleground Twitter account today, showing that the game had reached three million concurrent players on the PC servers, setting a new gaming milestone for their title. That currently puts them at #2 for the all-time top spot, which is currently being held by Dota 2 […]

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The Xbox Version Of PUBG Gets Squads Added In Latest Update

The Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds got an update earlier today that included squad mode to gameplay. This was one of the biggest overlooked additions that didn’t come from the PC version when ported. The update also is supposed to resolve game crashing and reduce intermittent in-game lag, but that has yet to really be […]