Playerunknown's Battlegrounds

The Battle Royale genre gets its first definitive success.

Spotlight

Feature'Going up against Fortnite and PUBG is just incredibly hard'

The difficulties of launching a multiplayer game in an age of two behemoths.

FeaturePlayerUnknown on PUBG's future

"People were saying 'oh, you're copying Fortnite' - well, no."

Key events

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PUBG patch notes: what's new in update 29

The changes and tweaks in PUBG update #29.

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PUBG weapons damage stats - MP5K stats, damage chart and the best weapons in PUBG

Hard stats and our own rankings for PUBG's best weapons and their damage.

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Epic responds to accusations its launcher accesses Steam data without permission

"Since this issue came to the forefront we're going to fix it."

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Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene moves on from PUBG

"The past five years of my life has been all about battle royale…"

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PUBG scoops Game of the Year at the 2018 Steam Awards

Other winners include CD Projekt Red, GTA V, and Rainbow Six Siege.

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PUBG Emotes list - how to use Emotes and all Emotes explained

All the info you need on PUBG's set of shorthand Emotes.

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PUBG Erangel map: vehicles, best start locations and Erangel map strategies

Everything you need to know about the original PUBG map, Erangel.

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PUBG Vikendi map: vehicles, size, best start locations and snow map strategies

All you need to know about the PUBG snow map, Vikendi.

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PUBG tips - 74 tricks for both beginners and those still mastering PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Dozens of tips and little-known tricks for winning that Chicken Dinner.

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PUBG loot locations - where to find the best loot on all maps

Where to find the best loot in PUBG, on every map.

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PUBG XP and levels - how to earn XP fast and levelling up explained

All the info you need on PUBG's event-limited levelling system.

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PUBG Achievements and Trophies list

A quick list of PUBG Achievements and Trophies.

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PUBG joins Xbox Game Pass on Monday

Hellblade, Ori coming next month, and a dozen more.

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PUBG's next Xbox update addresses achievement issues and brings several "quality of life" additions

"Stability issues" pushes Training Mode back to November, though.

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FeatureCall of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout is like a polished PUBG

And unlike anything COD has ever done before.

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Esport "killer games" aren't right for Olympics, says IOC

"We cannot have ... a game which is promoting violence."

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PUBG Custom Matches - War mode and how to join and create a Custom Match to play deathmatch and Zombies explained

Everything you know about finding your way into those Custom Deathmatches in PUBG.

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PUBG leaves Xbox Game Preview this September

Version 1.0 includes Sanhok map, Xbox-themed cosmetics, more.

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PUBG pulls controversial Japanese mask design, apologises

Will "hold the person in charge responsible".

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PUBG Missions - Week 4 Missions list, reset time and Missions explained

Everything you need to know about PUBG's new Missions.

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PUBG Event Pass price, rewards and Event Seasons explained

Everything we know so far about PUBG's new Event Pass and Event Season systems.

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PUBG developer debunks accusation maps are "asset flips"

"Misinformation" and "oversimplified tales".

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PUBG first-person only mode: How to play the mode in PUBG

How to get your head around the new perspective.

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PUBG replay controls - how to fast forward, skip ahead and use the camera in the PUBG replay system

Everything you need to skip to the good bits of your PUBG highlights.

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PUBG Xbox One controls, server connection issues plus features and differences between Battlegrounds on Xbox One and PC explained

Everything you need to know about the console version of one of 2017's biggest games.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds now lets you lob apples at your foes

And gets four new areas as part of Sanhok's public test release.

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Feature'Going up against Fortnite and PUBG is just incredibly hard'

The difficulties of launching a multiplayer game in an age of two behemoths.

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PUBG's third map is back this week with a new name

Sanhok returns to Steam on Friday.

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PUBG halts personal item trades

To stop sales through third-party sites.

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PUBG dev confirms arrest of 15 hack developers as anti-cheat efforts continue

Malicious code also used to "steal user information".

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PUBG's desert map Miramar is playable on Xbox One this week

Test server client available from tomorrow.

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FeaturePlayerUnknown on PUBG's future

"People were saying 'oh, you're copying Fortnite' - well, no."

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PUBG's limited-time team deathmatch mode War is now live

First to reach 200 points, re-spawns enabled.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds files lawsuit against mobile clones

Claims copyright infringement and unfair business competition.

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Take a first look at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' 4x4 map

The new arena has a "Southeast Asia feel".

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Digital FoundryPUBG mobile analysed: top-end smartphones compared with PC

And could the conversion work lay the foundation for a Switch port?

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds details long-awaited new anti-cheat measures

"We will do our best every day in our battle for a fair game environment".

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds passes 4m players on Xbox One

Another million in less than two weeks.

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New PUBG crates let you dress up like a Biker or Desperado

I want your clothes, your boots and your level-three backpack.

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Digital FoundryPUBG Xbox One patch analysis: two steps forward, one step back

Frame-rates improve, but performance is still poor overall - and netcode quality takes a hit.

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4.7GB PUBG Xbox patch takes a "first pass" at performance and visuals

"We take listening and reacting to our player base seriously."

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FeatureEurogamer's games of 2017: The big debate

"I don't know, but it's not Shakira…"

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Digital FoundryPUBG on Xbox One lets you view the PC settings screen

Quality set to "very low", or "medium" on X - but is that really the case?

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Digital FoundryPUBG performs badly on Xbox One - and X

Early access code falls short of expectations.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds desert map finally named, detailed

Cities, docks, casinos, and a motorbike arena.

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Jelly DealsBest Cyber Monday PC gaming deals for 2017

Digital downloads, PC components and more.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds dev introducing tougher anti-hacker measures

"We would like to sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused by the cheaters."

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FeaturePlayerUnknown reveals Battlegrounds Xbox One release date, and a major difference to PC

"Right now the two builds are on slightly different road maps."

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FeatureThe video game pacifists

Why people play without killing.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds patches to be released less often

New features will be "more thoroughly polished".

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds fixes latest update lag

And just broke 500k concurrent players.

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VideoWatch: The video team fights to the death

...in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds made $100m in 13 weeks

Over 4m copies sold in Early Access.

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting a zombies vs humans PvP mode

Dev says that optimisation is still its "highest priority".