News items tagged with bluehole studio

PUBG Withdraws From Lawsuit Against Fortnite

PUBG Withdraws From Lawsuit Against Fortnite

PUBG Corp.’s lawsuit against Fortnite has come to an end, with neither side quite pulling off a clear Victory Royale. The PUBG develo...

By Chris Glover on 04 July 2018
PUBG Skin Trading Website Banned By Valve

PUBG Skin Trading Website Banned By Valve

Earlier this year, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds suspended player item trading, citing abuse of the system. Now, Valve has applied bans to all of OPskins’ trade bots, without letting players withdraw...

By Joshua Duckworth on 03 July 2018
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Passes Dota 2's Record

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Passes Dota 2's Record

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been outrageously successful since it launched on PC via Steam’s Early Access program in March. But...

By Rory Young on 30 June 2018
PUBG Suing Fortnite for Battle Royale Similarities

PUBG Suing Fortnite for Battle Royale Similarities

When Epic Games announced the addition of a free to play battle-royal mode to their then burgeoning title Fortnite, comparisons to Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds quickly began to emerge. Since then...

By Benjamin Lister on 06 June 2018
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Dev Admits Shortcomings

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Dev Admits Shortcomings

Since PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds left early access on PC in December 2017, developer PUBG Corp. has made an effort to roll out substantial updates to the game. This includes the upcoming island...

By Jasmine Henry on 04 June 2018
PUBG Mobile 'Hack' Gives Players a Working Trigger

PUBG Mobile 'Hack' Gives Players a Working Trigger

With updates arriving a lot faster, it’s little surprise that PlayerUnknown’s Battleground continues to be a dominant force in the gaming industry, even inspiring some big name titles like Call of...

By Derek Nichols on 03 June 2018
PUBG Gamer Stabbed by Katana for Playing Too Much

PUBG Gamer Stabbed by Katana for Playing Too Much

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is currently one of the most popular games available, having broken a number of records and currently standing as the third-highest grossing game on Steam. Since the g...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 May 2018
PUBG Releases New Xbox One Patch

PUBG Releases New Xbox One Patch

Just several days ago, the Xbox One version of PUBG Corp. and Bluehole Studio’s battle royale title PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds managed to surpass 5 million players on the Microsoft platform, pro...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 May 2018
PUBG Testing Smaller Map Next Week

PUBG Testing Smaller Map Next Week

PlayerUnknown’s promise that PUBG Corp. would be bringing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ next map to test servers as soon as could be managed has come to fruition. The online multiplayer shooter’s...

By Rory Young on 20 May 2018
PUBG ‘Considering’ Region Locking After All

PUBG ‘Considering’ Region Locking After All

Not too long ago, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds creator Brendan Greene stated that “region locking just doesn’t work” when it comes to being a useful solution for curbing the rise of cheaters from...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 May 2018
PUBG Mobile: This Might Be Why You Won

PUBG Mobile: This Might Be Why You Won

To the surprise of many, PUBG Mobile was launched for iOS and Android mobile devices in western territories the other day. As gamers downloaded the mobile version of the popular battle royale game,...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 May 2018
PUBG Mobile Gets Miramar Desert Map Before Xbox One

PUBG Mobile Gets Miramar Desert Map Before Xbox One

PUBG Mobile has seen consistent support from Tencent since its global launch, and its latest update is one of its biggest yet. As announced by Tencent, the latest update for PUBG Mobile introduces...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 May 2018
PUBG: This is When You Can Play Miramar on Xbox One

PUBG: This is When You Can Play Miramar on Xbox One

Last December, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on PC received the desert map Miramar, which also signaled the game’s exit from early access. While the Xbox One version will likely stay in early acces...

By Dalton Cooper on 19 May 2018
New PUBG Twitch Filters Based on Player Count

New PUBG Twitch Filters Based on Player Count

Watching PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on Twitch has become a regular pastime for modern gamers. But if we’re being honest, the beginning portions (looting, setup, etc.) aren’t all that exciting. F...

By Curt Hutson on 18 May 2018
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Fans Find Golden Chests

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Fans Find Golden Chests

Not too long ago, Bluehole Studio opened a round of testing on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ new island map known as Sanhok, with PC fans who own the battle royale title having been given a chance...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2018
PUBG Patch Adds First-Person Mode on Xbox One

PUBG Patch Adds First-Person Mode on Xbox One

Without a doubt, one of the most popular features to be incorporated into the PC version of Bluehole Studio’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was the addition of a first-person mode, as it brought ab...

By Kyle Sledge on 17 May 2018
PUBG Xbox One Update Makes Important Change

PUBG Xbox One Update Makes Important Change

The Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has proven to be quite popular, recently hitting 3 million players on the console. The developers have been able to build the game’s community...

By Dalton Cooper on 16 May 2018
Massive PUBG PC Patch Goes Live This Week

Massive PUBG PC Patch Goes Live This Week

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ next big update, Patch 12, will be arriving on live servers on PC soon. The patch will go live Thursday after four hours of maintenance that will start at 7:00 p.m. o...

By Sydney Olmstead on 12 May 2018
PUBG’s New Island Map Officially Named

PUBG’s New Island Map Officially Named

Last month, the development team behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gave PC fans of the popular battle royale game a chance to try out its forthcoming island map by way of a testing period that o...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 May 2018
PUBG Hackers Arrested for Creating Cheats

PUBG Hackers Arrested for Creating Cheats

Over the last few months, there has been a growing conversation about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ cheating problem. It is no secret that the hugely popular battle royale game is host to many hac...

By Jasmine Henry on 11 May 2018
PUBG Suspends Personal Item Trading

PUBG Suspends Personal Item Trading

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is putting a temporary stop to personal item trading, citing instances of players selling items via third party sites. The market trade function will remain active dur...

By Jordan Gerblick on 11 May 2018
PUBG Adding Armored Vehicle for Upcoming Event Mode

PUBG Adding Armored Vehicle for Upcoming Event Mode

A couple days ago, the PC-exclusive War mode that pitted three 10-man squads against each other in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds came to an end. Understandably, fans of the multiplayer online battl...

By Joshua Duckworth on 29 April 2018
PUBG Moving Level 3 Helmet to Care Packages Only

PUBG Moving Level 3 Helmet to Care Packages Only

PC players of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds have a lot to be happy about, such as the forthcoming update that’ll allow players to choose the map they want to play on. But, that doesn’t mean there’s...

By Joshua Duckworth on 24 April 2018
PUBG Adds War Mode as Limited Time Event

PUBG Adds War Mode as Limited Time Event

There have been plenty of interesting additions to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds recently, including the ability for a player to spectate their killer. Now, the popular multiplayer online battle ro...

By Joshua Duckworth on 17 April 2018
PUBG Xbox One Update Fixes Serious Vehicle Bug

PUBG Xbox One Update Fixes Serious Vehicle Bug

The Xbox One version of the popular battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has certainly been on the rise over the past few weeks. Not only is it improving content-wise with the impend...

By Jacob Bukacek on 17 April 2018
Malware Forces Users to Play PUBG To Unlock Their Files

Malware Forces Users to Play PUBG To Unlock Their Files

In what seems to be a joke, a new ransomware has been discovered that will lock a user’s files until they play PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, or, even more simply, just enter a code into a field....

By Ben Walker on 16 April 2018
PUBG Tequila Sunrise Mode Detailed

PUBG Tequila Sunrise Mode Detailed

It’s been an active few weeks for the popular battle royale game PlayerKnown’s Battlegrounds after the game began a small test for a new and smaller map known only as Savage. While the testing has...

By Derek Nichols on 12 April 2018
PUBG Patch Adds Spectate Killer Option

PUBG Patch Adds Spectate Killer Option

Shortly after announcing a new, smaller map would be going through testing this week, the developers behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds also revealed what the newest patch will bring to the game....

By A.J. Plautz on 12 April 2018
PUBG Adding New Weapon Skins System

PUBG Adding New Weapon Skins System

The developer Bluehole Studio and its parent company PUBG Corp. recently revealed to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds fans that it is “considering” region locking servers in the popular Battle Royale...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 April 2018
PUBG Creator Says 'Region Locking Just Doesn't Work'

PUBG Creator Says 'Region Locking Just Doesn't Work'

Considering the fact that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Steam sales have made it the third-highest grossing game on Valve’s digital distribution platform, it’s safe to say that the battle royale ti...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 April 2018
This Is What A PUBG Movie Would Be Like

This Is What A PUBG Movie Would Be Like

Although we already have a live action adaptation of Battle Royale, which is pretty close to what a PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds movie would be like, it’s still fun to imagine a cinematic version...

By Denny Connolly on 04 April 2018
PUGB Considers Aim-Assist for Cross-Play

PUGB Considers Aim-Assist for Cross-Play

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ developers are considering adding aim-assist functionality for console players should the multiplayer shooter enable cross-platform play in the future. Developer Blue...

By Rory Young on 21 March 2018
PUBG Shows off FOV for 1st-Person Mode

PUBG Shows off FOV for 1st-Person Mode

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has built up a massive following in the PC gaming community, with enough players on Steam to go toe to toe with Grand Theft Auto V and challenge even Valve’s own games...

By Mark Knapp on 21 March 2018
PUBG Considers Aim-Assist for Cross-Play

PUBG Considers Aim-Assist for Cross-Play

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ developers are considering adding aim-assist functionality for console players should the multiplayer shooter enable cross-platform play in the future. Developer Blue...

By Rory Young on 21 March 2018
PUBG Gamer Stabbed by Kitana for Playing Too Much

PUBG Gamer Stabbed by Kitana for Playing Too Much

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is currently one of the most popular games available, having broken a number of records and currently standing as the third-highest grossing game on Steam. Since the g...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 March 2018
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Tops Steam Player Charts

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Tops Steam Player Charts

The rise of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has become something of a legend by now. The title, which is still in early access, has been going from strength to strength when it comes to its number of...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2018
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Using Sea of Thieves Tech

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Using Sea of Thieves Tech

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is incredibly popular and only just hitting its stride, and it seems as though Microsoft is willing to do whatever it takes to be a part of that. Not only will the onl...

By Rory Young on 13 March 2018
PUBG Becomes Third Highest Grossing Steam Game

PUBG Becomes Third Highest Grossing Steam Game

Since its early access release on Steam last year, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has remained a popular multiplayer option with the PC gaming community, with several reports detailing the game’s ma...

By Gabriella Ferreira on 13 March 2018
PUBG Infographic Reveals Ridiculous Early Access Stats

PUBG Infographic Reveals Ridiculous Early Access Stats

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds rose to prominence during its time in early access, popularizing the battle royale genre in the process. Now developer PUBG Corporation has released a new infographic...

By Dalton Cooper on 11 February 2018
PUBG Xbox One Update Changes Vehicles Yet Again

PUBG Xbox One Update Changes Vehicles Yet Again

Last week, PUBG Corporation released a patch for the Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds that was meant to nerf vehicles so they weren’t quite so overpowered in the game. Now after li...

By Dalton Cooper on 10 February 2018
PUBG Introduces New Rules to Stop Cheaters

PUBG Introduces New Rules to Stop Cheaters

It is well-known that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has a cheating problem. Players of the hugely popular battle royale game often complain that it is overrun with cheaters who use various pieces o...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 February 2018
PUBG: How to Get 30,000 Free Battle Points on Xbox One

PUBG: How to Get 30,000 Free Battle Points on Xbox One

Since PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has launched on Xbox One, the game has been a massive success. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has now managed to sell 4 million units on Xbox One alone, and to ce...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 February 2018
PUBG to Ban Over 100,000 Cheaters

PUBG to Ban Over 100,000 Cheaters

Without a doubt, the popularity of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds continues to grow, as the title recently managed to reach over 3 million players on Xbox One just about a week ago. Of course, with...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 January 2018
PUBG Hits 3 Million Players on Xbox One

PUBG Hits 3 Million Players on Xbox One

Although PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is still technically in early access on Xbox One, there’s no doubt that folks are anxiously awaiting its full release on the console, as it’s one of the most...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 January 2018
PUBG Is Testing New Loot Boxes and Keys

PUBG Is Testing New Loot Boxes and Keys

A new PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds blog update detailed the changes coming to the game’s test servers for PC, which will include two new loot crates for players to purchase. In the blog update, the...

By Patrick Kirk on 13 January 2018
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: Best Guns in the Game

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: Best Guns in the Game

In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, players jump out of a plane onto an island populated by 99 enemies that are out for blood. As players explore the island, they will come across a lot of weapons, b...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 January 2018
Is a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Movie On the Cards?

Is a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Movie On the Cards?

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has had monumental success already. The battle royale game has over 30 million players across PC and Xbox One and players can’t get enough of its tense, multiplayer ga...

By Jasmine Henry on 06 January 2018
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: How to Get BP Fast

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: How to Get BP Fast

Similarly to games like Overwatch, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds receives free content updates that are available to all players, with the game’s continued development supported through cosmetic lo...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 January 2018
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: How to Win

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds: How to Win

In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, 100 players jump out of an airplane onto a huge map. Upon landing, they are encouraged to loot for supplies, like armor, vehicles, and guns. As the match continues...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2018
PUBG Dev Asked When Game is Coming to PS4

PUBG Dev Asked When Game is Coming to PS4

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is one of the most popular games in the world right now, smashing Steam concurrent user records and selling millions of units in its early access period alone. Unfortu...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 January 2018
Here's How Many PUBG Cheaters Have Been Banned

Here's How Many PUBG Cheaters Have Been Banned

Without a doubt, many would agree that Bluehole Studio’s battle royale title PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is one of the best shooter games of 2017, but there are some who might not have been able...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 January 2018
Microsoft Copies Xbox Ad Concept from Fan

Microsoft Copies Xbox Ad Concept from Fan

About a month ago, Reddit user Macsterr posted his concept for a PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Xbox One ad. In Macsterr’s ad, we see an Xbox One S console with a field on top of it, and a PlayerUnk...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 December 2017
PUBG Gets Another Xbox One Update

PUBG Gets Another Xbox One Update

Just last week, Bluehole Studio’s popular battle royale title PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds released for the Xbox One, with its launch on the console being a huge success after hitting a player cou...

By Kyle Sledge on 29 December 2017
PUBG Getting 3D Killcam and Other Features Soon

PUBG Getting 3D Killcam and Other Features Soon

On December 20, update version 1.0 will launch for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, bringing with it several fan-desired updates such as the 3D replay and killcam. It is even possible this update wil...

By Joshua Duckworth on 23 December 2017
PUBG Patch Fixes Some Xbox One Bugs

PUBG Patch Fixes Some Xbox One Bugs

It’s no secret that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a bit of a mess on Xbox One. However, PUBG Corporation is already working to make it a better experience for console players, releasing a patch...

By Dalton Cooper on 22 December 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One File Size

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One File Size

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is finally making its debut on Xbox One, with the game going live at midnight on December 12. Those that have been anticipating the battle royale shooter may be wonder...

By Dalton Cooper on 17 December 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battleground Dev Talks Single-Player

PlayerUnknown's Battleground Dev Talks Single-Player

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is undoubtedly one of the biggest releases of 2017, coming from nowhere in recent weeks to pass Dota 2‘s concurrent Steam user record. Now, Brendan Greene, the man beh...

By Brad Jones on 15 December 2017
PUBG is Already Selling DLC on Xbox One

PUBG is Already Selling DLC on Xbox One

The PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Xbox One release date is right around the corner; console players only have to wait until next week to play the popular battle royale game. But although Xbox One p...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 December 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Desert Map Has A Name

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Desert Map Has A Name

For months, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds fans have been anticipating the release of the game’s desert map. While the desert map still has yet to be added to the game, we now know more details abou...

By Dalton Cooper on 13 December 2017
PUBG Desert Map Adds a Pickup Truck

PUBG Desert Map Adds a Pickup Truck

The release of the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds desert map is fast approaching, as players will soon be able to win chicken dinners in a brand new location. Ahead of the map’s release, developer B...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 December 2017
Microsoft Drops Real-Life Loot Boxes to Celebrate PUBG

Microsoft Drops Real-Life Loot Boxes to Celebrate PUBG

Xbox fans have less than a week until PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds drops as an early access Xbox One title. The game is still due for its full release on PC, but that hasn’t stopped it from rising...

By John Jacques on 12 December 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds New Map Footage Next Week

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds New Map Footage Next Week

The battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds continues its PC domination with the game selling over 20 million copies as of last month. Even as the game continues to pass new milestones...

By Derek Nichols on 10 December 2017
PUBG Will Be Modified in China

PUBG Will Be Modified in China

In recent years, China has been more lenient about the kind of entertainment it allows its citizens to consume. Even so, the country’s strict guidelines have made it somewhat difficult for Bluehole...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 December 2017
PUBG Is Getting a Mobile Release

PUBG Is Getting a Mobile Release

A few days ago, it was announced that large Chinese video game publisher Tencent would be bringing the wildly popular PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to China in an official capacity. Today the compa...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 December 2017
PUBG Creator Doesn't Want to Win Game of the Year

PUBG Creator Doesn't Want to Win Game of the Year

Winning a Game of the Year award is a prestigious honor, and one that very few video game developers will ever experience. Considering this, one would imagine PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds creator...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 November 2017
PUBG is Punishing Cheaters in Smart Way

PUBG is Punishing Cheaters in Smart Way

Although PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole can’t possibly be able to eliminate all of the cheaters in its game, the studio is taking a clever approach towards players they suspect ar...

By Anthony Taormina on 21 November 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Dev Announces New MMO

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Dev Announces New MMO

Bluehole, creators of both PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and TERA, has announced a new game. Introducing Ascent: Infinite Realm, also known as AIR, a high fantasy steampunk MMO with a heavy focus o...

By Rory Young on 15 November 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Release Date

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Release Date

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been making waves in the online gaming community, selling over 15 million units and breaking Dota 2‘s concurrent player record – all while in early access. We’ve k...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 November 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2 is Unlikely

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 2 is Unlikely

Xbox fans are still waiting for their chance to play PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds when the game releases on console later this year, but many are already looking further into the future. During a...

By John Jacques on 26 October 2017
PUBG Patch Nerfs Item Spawn Rates

PUBG Patch Nerfs Item Spawn Rates

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds fans are anxiously awaiting the release of the game’s major version 1.0 update, with each new mini-update sparking more excitement in preparation for the big roll-out....

By AJ Caulfield on 19 October 2017
PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds Sales Hit 15 Million

PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds Sales Hit 15 Million

It’s almost hard to believe that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds only released via Steam Early Access in March, 2017. The battle royale game, which has yet to launch in full, has experienced immense...

By Jasmine Henry on 13 October 2017
PUBG Approaches 2 Million Concurrent Players

PUBG Approaches 2 Million Concurrent Players

It’s been an interesting month for the incredibly popular player vs player shooter, PlayerUnknown’s Battleground. While developer BlueHole may be a bit upset at Fortnite swooping in on consoles by...

By Derek Nichols on 11 October 2017
Microsoft to Extend PUBG Xbox One Exclusivity

Microsoft to Extend PUBG Xbox One Exclusivity

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will release on Xbox One later this year as a console launch exclusive and the game will be one of the biggest titles out on the console this year. As the hype builds...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 October 2017
This Is Why PUBG Is Getting Review Bombed On Steam

This Is Why PUBG Is Getting Review Bombed On Steam

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has sold over 10 million copies on Steam and the game is a big success. But this week, the hugely popular battle royale game started to get review bombed on Steam, as...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 October 2017
PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds Dev Discussing PS4 Version

PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds Dev Discussing PS4 Version

Later this year, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will be released on Xbox One. The game made a splash when it launched on PC in March, and is one of the biggest games releasing on Xbox One this year....

By Jasmine Henry on 04 October 2017
PUBG Devs Explains Comments About Fortnite

PUBG Devs Explains Comments About Fortnite

When Epic Games announced that its fort-building survival title Fortnite was getting an all-new Battle Royale mode, comparisons to Bluehole’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) were immediately m...

By AJ Caulfield on 04 October 2017
PUBG Players Buying Bandana Cosmetic for Over $1000

PUBG Players Buying Bandana Cosmetic for Over $1000

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is once again making headlines for the outrageous price of one of the in-game cosmetic items. Just a few weeks ago, it seemed hard to imagine the market demand would t...

By Denny Connolly on 02 October 2017
PUBG Dev Criticizes Fortnite Over Battle Royale Mode

PUBG Dev Criticizes Fortnite Over Battle Royale Mode

When Epic Games announced that Fortnite would be getting a Battle Royale game mode, the comparisons to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds were instantaneous. With both games now offering 100 player, PvP...

By Jasmine Henry on 25 September 2017
Deadmau5 Plays PU Battlegrounds, Gets Stream Sniped

Deadmau5 Plays PU Battlegrounds, Gets Stream Sniped

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is one hugely popular game. The battle royale title has sold over 10 million copies while still in early access and it seems that it appeals to everyone from the avera...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 September 2017
PUBG Reaches 1 Million Concurrent Players

PUBG Reaches 1 Million Concurrent Players

Despite having been out in Early Access for less than six months, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has already achieved over 1 million concurrent players on Steam alone. The game, which features a fre...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 18 September 2017
PUBG Adding New Weapon and Fog Effect

PUBG Adding New Weapon and Fog Effect

It has been a while since the last patch for the wildly popular PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was last released. Ever since developer Bluehole Studio made the decision to abandon the game’s patch s...

By Cody Gravelle on 11 September 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Crosses 10 Million Sales

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Crosses 10 Million Sales

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has managed a staggering achievement, crossing 10 million sales. South Korean developer Bluehole announced the achievement early this morning, revealing that PUBG had...

By Rory Young on 08 September 2017
PUBG Announces Expanded Partnership with Microsoft

PUBG Announces Expanded Partnership with Microsoft

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a game that has taken the world of Battle Royale shooters by storm. Developed by Brendan Greene, the king of the industry and a talented game modder, Battlegrounds...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 26 August 2017
PUBG Changes Arriving In Latest Patch

PUBG Changes Arriving In Latest Patch

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is one of the most popular games on the Internet, and shows all signs of continuing to get more popular. Though PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is an early access game,...

By Mark Knapp on 24 August 2017
PUBG Xbox One May Be Timed Exclusive

PUBG Xbox One May Be Timed Exclusive

One of the biggest reveals from the Xbox gamescom 2017 event was that Microsoft is partnering with Bluehole Studio to help bring PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to Xbox One. Microsoft will be publish...

By Jasmine Henry on 24 August 2017
PUBG Ditches Patch Schedule Over Quality Concerns

PUBG Ditches Patch Schedule Over Quality Concerns

Following the most recent update in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to add 4-person squad gameplay in the battle royale’s first-person servers, Bluehole Studio has now officially announced the decisi...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 August 2017
10 Things PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Needs to Fix

10 Things PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Needs to Fix

[UPDATE: PUBG has added first-person servers that allow groups, no longer limiting the mode to just solo and duo play.] PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has seen a staggering success so far. PlayerUnkno...

By Mark Knapp on 15 August 2017
PUBG First-Person Servers Add Group Games

PUBG First-Person Servers Add Group Games

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds recently introduced first-person only servers to the game, adding a new layer of immersion for players. But PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ introduction of first-person...

By Mark Knapp on 11 August 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Skirt on Sale for Insane Price

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Skirt on Sale for Insane Price

Although the Steam community has definitely embraced PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds during the game’s early access period, the recent addition of a key and crate loot test did cause quite an uproar....

By Denny Connolly on 07 August 2017
PUBG Creator Responds to Microtransaction Confusion

PUBG Creator Responds to Microtransaction Confusion

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been pulling in gamers in droves, but the recent announcement of loot crates that required players to spend actual money to unlock them had some fans in an uproar....

By Mark Knapp on 07 August 2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Server Lag Hotfixed

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds Server Lag Hotfixed

Unintentional server lag added in the most recent patch for Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds has proven a challenge to solve, according to developer Bluehole Studios. Late last night Bluehole updated...

By Rory Young on 06 August 2017
Twitch Chat Plays Battlegrounds and Gets 3rd Place

Twitch Chat Plays Battlegrounds and Gets 3rd Place

Without a doubt, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has become a smash success, for not only does it currently hold the peak player record on Steam for any non-Valve game, but also it managed to sell 4...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 August 2017
Free PUBG Twitch Prime Loot Selling for $20+ on Steam

Free PUBG Twitch Prime Loot Selling for $20+ on Steam

Despite still being in early access, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is already one of the biggest gaming success stories of 2017. It’s...

By Brad Jones on 31 July 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hits Steam User Milestone

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hits Steam User Milestone

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds just hit a milestone by setting the fourth highest concurrent user count on Steam. The title is still i...

By Mark Knapp on 21 July 2017
Streamer Starts Online Fight with PUBG Dev After Ban

Streamer Starts Online Fight with PUBG Dev After Ban

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has quickly become one of the most popular early access games on Steam, and as such, has attracted the...

By Dalton Cooper on 21 July 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Files Reveal Secret Items

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Files Reveal Secret Items

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds looks set to introduce many more new gameplay items if datamining is to be believed. Developer Bluehole...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 July 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Teases New Desert Map

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Teases New Desert Map

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will soon be getting a new desert map, according to new teasers. The map would be the latest exciting c...

By Jasmine Henry on 08 July 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds New Update Adds New Guns

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds New Update Adds New Guns

Following the unveiling of a new climbing and vaulting feature two weeks ago, Bluehole will soon introduce more changes to its popula...

By Alexander Pan on 29 June 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Sold 4 Million Copies

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Sold 4 Million Copies

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has become a smash hit on PC, even though the game is only available in early access. As announced by t...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 June 2017
E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

E3 2011 Awards: Nominations

[Update: The Game Rant Best of E3 2011 Award Winners have been announced!] Leading up to E3, the Game Rant team put together a pair of lists of our most anticipated confirmed games E3 2011 and our...

By Rob Keyes on 13 February 2011