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Players Banned for Editing Config Files in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds News 0

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Editing config files in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is now a bannable offense, according to the updated rule list from the game’s developer, Bluehole. With the recent introduction of foggy weather, players have been altering the game’s config files as a way to remove the mist. This gave them a significant advantage over other players.  Prior to the […]

Steam Reaches 15 Million Concurrent Users, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Claims New Record of 1.3 Million News 0

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The video game digital distribution titan, Steam, has today hit over 15 million concurrent users. That’s a hell of a lot of people signing in all at the same time to play games, sell skins, and interact with the community.  NeoGAF user “dex3108” provided a screenshot of the magical moment: What’s even more impressive, is […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Initial Sales Estimates Were “200,000 [or] 300,000” for the First Year, Greene Reveals News 0

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has now sold over 10 million copies, performing better than anyone could have predicted. This includes the creator Brendan Greene, who in an interview with Polygon, revealed that sales estimates were originally “200,000 [or] 300,000 the first year.” “A lot of the [internal team], they really couldn’t believe it … There was a few […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Screenshots Showcase the New Weather Effect Coming This Week News 0

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is about to receive a new patch that could drastically alter the game. What is this game changer? Fog! Sure, fog is just a weather effect, but it makes long-range engagements tricky, which is a key part of PUBG‘s combat. Forcing players into close-quarter encounters should make things a bit more intense and action-packed, however, […]

Next Week’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Update Will Add New Weapon, Foggy Weather & More News 0

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is set to receive a new update next week, which will add the Mini-14 rifle, foggy weather, and FPP leaderboards to the game. The patch will also fix “multiple bugs.” Those who have downloaded the game’s test server will be able to access the content early next week. Then, after at least two days, the […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds AFK Farming Targeted With Fix, Confirmed as Something Bluehole “Will Definitely Be Addressing” News 0

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As the real-world prices of rare PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds loot keep on rising, the more desperate players are becoming. We’ve already reported on the latest PUBG craze, which involves many players going AFK (away from keyboard) to grind out a currency called Battle Points. These Battle Points can then be used to purchase crates, which may contain a rare item.  […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Costume Sells for $1670, Price Still Trending Upwards News 0

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Previously, it was a $600 purple skirt that was causing us to question the sanity of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds players. Now it turns out that $600 isn’t too crazy, when compared to the $1,670 one player spent on the “PLAYERUNKNOWN SET” in-game costume! The purchase was made on September 1, as shown below. The PLAYERUNKNOWN SET was first available […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds AFK Farming is a Big Problem, Players Take Desperate Measures For $300 In-Game Skirts News 1

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Sure, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds might have hit 800,000 concurrent players last week, but how many were actively trying to earn a chicken dinner? I ask this because a new trend of “AFK farming” has hit the game, with players exploiting the reward system in order to earn points without actually being at their computer. Points in PUBG translate to coins, […]

Playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds With an Xbox Controller Is as Nightmarish as It Sounds News 1

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Bringing a controller to a keyboard and mouse fight is never a good idea. This is especially true when the fight in question takes place within the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds universe! As PUBG is one of the more hardcore PC games out there, arming yourself with an Xbox controller could be considered virtual suicide. However, I’m not one to […]

Here’s an Early Look at PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ New Desert Map News 0

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a huge success, welcoming over eight million players into its deadly battle royale arms. That’s eight million people, all experiencing the exact same map. Erangel is the only available map currently available in the game, and sure it’s massive, but a change of scenery would be nice after spending hundreds and hundreds of […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ Brendan Greene Warns: “Don’t Treat Your Players Like They’re Stupid” News 0

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Though his game is in an “early access” state, and is only available on PC, Brendan Greene already has a wealth of experience in dealing with a huge community of players. As PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds passed its eight million copies sold milestone, Greene took to the Devcom stage and discussed the importance of communicating with your player […]

Gamescom 2017 – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Expanded Partnership With Microsoft Detailed News 3

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ Brendan Greene spoke during the Microsoft gamescom 2017 presser, and gave new details on the Xbox One version of PUBG. Greene confirmed that his team has entered into an “expanded partnership” with Microsoft to bring the game to Xbox One under the “Xbox Game Preview.” Chang Han Kim gave more information via a press […]

gamescom 2017 Keynotes Include PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Project Cars 2 Panels News 0

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gamescom 2017’s keynote presentations take place next week, and it looks like there will be some big names in gaming to look out for. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ Brendan Greene will have a panel, as will Project Cars 2‘s Andy Tudor. Ultima developer Richard Allen Garriott will also be giving a talk. It’s not clear if these keynotes […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Vault Animation Looks Super Useful in Gameplay Video News 0

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We’re coming that much closer to seeing a vaulting mechanic added to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Those infuriating moments where you try and jump over a wall, only to fail and walk the long way around instead, will soon be a thing of the past. First revealed during the PC Gaming Show at this year’s E3, the ability […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Beats League of Legends for Most Watched Game on Twitch News 3

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Unless you’re some kind of modern age Nostradamus or you have a time machine, there’s absolutely no way anyone could have predicted how big of a success Bluehole’s PlayerUknown’s Battlegrounds would be. Just how big is it? It just unseated Riot Games’ League of Legends as the most watch game on Twitch! Bear in mind, […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Erangel Map to Experience a “Sort of Remake” News 1

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Those yearning for PUBG new map information may be happy to hear about the changes planned for the existing play area. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Creative Director, Brendan Greene, described how he wanted to “sort of remake” the original map. Ultimately, he wants to see the island identify as Russian or Crimean.  These changes to “Erangel” (the original map’s […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Statistics Reveal Ridiculous Longest Kill, Most Lethal Weapon & More News 0

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It’s no secret that everyone and their mothers are playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and that amount of players results in a massive amount of kills (and deaths!).  It’s pretty difficult to imagine just how much chaos and destruction has been caused since the game’s early access launch back in March. Thankfully, the folks over at Bluehole were kind […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds First-Person Only Mode Now Available in All Game Modes & Servers, Reconnect Feature Returns News 0

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Grab your squad and get going! Now you can all group up and experience PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds‘ first-person mode in all its glory, and all across servers, too!  Don’t believe me? Well, check out the official tweet below, confirming that first-person only servers are now available in all game modes on NA, EU and Asia servers. Players, […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Week 20 Update Optimizes Performance, Improves Animations & More News 0

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has had its Week 20 patch detailed, ahead of its Test Server implementation which is scheduled to go live on Wednesday, August 9. If the Test Server handles the patch without issue, then Live Servers will receive the patch the following day (Thursday, August 10). Client Optimization  Optimized game performance for 6-core or […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gamescom Crate Opening, Offers Chance At Winning $600 In-Game Mini-Skirt News 0

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Over on Pixel Enemy, I took a look at the new “Gamescom Invitational Crate” that has been added as part of this month’s update. Using the 100,000 coins that were made available on the Test Server, I bought as many crates as possible. Added as a way to fund the “PUBG Gamescom Invitational” event, the Gamescom […]

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