- Also Known As
- PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player) (100 Player Online)
- Release Date
- 7th Dec 2018
- 7th Dec 2018
- Controller Support
- Feature Support
- Official Site
Republished on Wednesday 26th August 2020: We're bringing this review back from the archives following the announcement of September's PlayStation Plus lineup. The original text follows. While not the first battle royale game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (also known as PUBG to its friends) managed to kick-off a genre land grab in...
There's a bug going around
Street Fighter 6’s most famous faces have already appeared in Fortnite, so now they’re teaming up with the PS4’s other Battle Royale game, PUBG: Battlegrounds. Beginning 26th July through 20th September – as part of the game’s Survivor Summerfest season – Ryu, Luke, Cammy, and Chun-Li will all be competing for...
Let's get weird
PUBG: Battlegrounds is looking to spice up the Battle Royale formula, something it had no small part in popularising in the first place. Dubbed Bizzare Battle Royale, players will be facing off against zombies, gigantic chickens, and who knows what else. The Bizarre Battle Royale game mode is available now and will run until 10th...
Where are we dropping?
PUBG: Battlegrounds is getting an overhaul in the form of Update 18.2 which, amongst a bunch of other things, is introducing an entirely new urban map called Deston, and it is coming to PS4 on 21 July. As you can see in the brief teaser trailer above, Deston features a modern city environment, a type of terrain that has...
Free-to-play transition complete
Here's one announcement you probably don't remember from last month's Game Awards show — PUBG: Battlegrounds is now free-to-play. Yes, the originator of the now ubiquitous battle royale subgenre has changed from a premium model to an F2P experience, meaning it now won't cost you anything to hop in. The game has...
Too little too late?
Poor old, PUBG, eh? The originator of the Battle Royale boom, it’s been left behind by the likes of Fortnite and Call of Duty: Warzone. And now, in one last ditch attempt to reclaim its crown, publisher Krafton has announced that it’ll be going free-to-play on the PlayStation 4 from 12th January. We’re going to be brutally...
Here's something that completely passed us by when The Callisto Protocol was announced. The upcoming horror game had a great debut with an atmospheric CG trailer, and Dead Space co-creator Glen Schofield is at the helm. It seems like a nailed-on win for survival horror fans, but there's a bizarre factoid that's sure to furrow some brows...
PUBG Corporation has today announced its plans for PlayStation 5 support. The popular battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be playable on the next-gen system, although there won't be a new version of the game purpose built for PS5. PUBG can only be played on PS5 via backwards compatibility, then, but that's not to...
Fighting on the streets
Following August's PlayStation Plus lineup was always going to be tough, but September's offering ain't half bad. This month, PS Plus members can get their hands on Street Fighter V and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds at no extra cost. People have been voting in droves over on our poll
Plus or minus?
September's PlayStation Plus lineup has been announced, and it's very multiplayer focused. Subscribers get access to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Street Fighter V, but are you happy with these two PS4 games? As always, we want to know. Are you satisfied with this selection? Which game will you be playing first? Be sure to vote...
September 2020's free PS Plus games have been revealed. As per usual, subscribers are getting two PS4 titles. This time around, it's Street Fighter V and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (otherwise known as PUBG). Both games have a multiplayer focus, although it's worth noting that Street Fighter V has come a long, long way since its...
LAND, LOOT, SURVIVE!
Play PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS for free. Land on strategic locations, loot weapons and supplies, and survive to become the last team standing across various, diverse Battlegrounds. Squad up and join the Battlegrounds for the original Battle Royale experience that only PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS can offer.
PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS is a free-to-play game, supporting limited cross-platform play on featured platforms.