News PUBG: Battlegrounds Is Getting a New Map in Next Major Update, Coming to PS4 on 21st July
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...
News PUBG: Battlegrounds Is Now Available for Free on PS4
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...
News Battle Royale PUBG: Battlegrounds Goes Free-to-Play Next Year
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...
News By the Way, Sci-Fi Horror Game The Callisto Protocol Is Set in the Same Universe as PUBG
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...
News Battle Royale Shooter PUBG Will Run at Up to 60FPS on PS5
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...
Review PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - Return of the Battle Royale King?
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...
News PUBG Season 6 Adds New 64-Player Map and Nukes, Out Now on PS4
"Higher tension, faster pace"
Despite not hearing too much from it anymore, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is still one of the biggest video games in the world. Better yet, those still playing the Battle Royale shooter on PlayStation 4 are invited to take part in Season 6 which adds another map to play on and a whole bunch of other goodies. The...
News PUBG Breaks Down Barriers with PS4-Xbox Cross-Console Play
Winner winner chicken dinner
In this brave new world we’re living in, cross-console play doesn’t seem all that unusual anymore. It’s perhaps no shocker that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – remember that? – will be breaking down barriers and allowing PlayStation 4-to-Xbox One cross-console play in October, then. You’ll be able to test...
News PUBG Celebrates Horizon: Zero Dawn's Second Anniversary with Skins
Total Eclipse of the heart
Horizon: Zero Dawn is fast approaching its second anniversary, and to commemorate the occasion, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is adding a bunch of new content based on Guerrilla Games’ iconic open world game. Starting from 5th March through 5th April, you’ll be able to unlock the following content in Bluehole’s...
News PUBG PS4 Update 1.06 Brings New Vikendi Map Today
Let it snow
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was a little late to the battle royale party on PS4, but the 100-player shooter remains a popular alternative to the likes of Fortnite. The game's latest update takes it to version 1.06, and aside from lots of performance and bug fixes, it comes with a major new addition. Joining the three existing maps in...
News PUBG Trophies Want You to Get Trigger Happy on PS4
Kill or be killed
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds finally arrives on PS4 tomorrow, and with it of course comes a selection of digital trinkets to win. The trophy list for PUBG is now online, and it could be a pretty tricky title to Platinum if you're not much of a fighter. There are 38 trophies in all, and a lot of them concern killing other players...
News PUBG PS4 Lands Exclusive Uncharted, The Last of Us Content
Dress as Drake
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, or PUBG as it's better known, has taken its sweet time coming to the PlayStation 4 – but Sony’s system will finally get its first chicken dinner next month. Of course, to make up for the delay, developer Bluehole has prepared some PlayStation-themed goodies for anyone who pre-orders the title. The...
News PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Officially Announced for PS4
Hits next month
And just like that, the inevitable has happened. Just confirmed via PlayStation, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is coming to PlayStation 4 following the game's one year Xbox One console exclusivity. You can watch the trailer above if you don't believe us. Obviously this announcement has been coming -- it feels like the whole thing...
News PUBG PS4 Advertisement Spotted on US PlayStation Store
Rumours have been circulating recently about PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds making the jump to PS4. While it always seemed like a pretty safe bet, the mounting evidence has suggested it's coming very soon indeed, and this latest image could mean an announcement is imminent. The above screenshot, taken by Reddit user JDubled, shows...
News PUBG PS4 Evidence Continues to Mount
Suicide Squad content incoming
PUBG, or PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, is reportedly already in Sony’s servers and ready for release. Reliable analyst Daniel Ahmad suggested this week that the Battle Royale will deploy on the PlayStation 4 in December, and now
Rumour PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Set to Storm PS4 Next Month
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds coming to PlayStation 4 has seemed like an inevitable scenario for a long time, and now there's evidence to suggest that it'll arrive on Sony's system next month. Apparently, the game's already on PlayStation 4 servers, at least to some extent, and in-the-know analyst Daniel Ahmad, also known as
News PUBG Looks Like It's About to Leap to PS4 At Long Last
Rating hints at imminent reveal
After much speculation, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been rated for release on the PlayStation 4 in Korea, potentially ending a long wait for the Battle Royale game on Sony’s system. Bluehole has been open about bringing the blockbuster to the PS4 for some time now, but an exclusivity d
News PS4 Spotted in PUBG Video Leading to Fresh Speculation
Finally jumping in?
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the former Battle Royale sensation that’s had its lunch eaten by Fortnite, is finally finished on the Xbox One – and that’s prompted fresh speculation about a PlayStation 4 port. Stoking the flames further is that in Microsoft’s announcement trailer, Bluehole employees are seen gathered...
News PUBG Corp Withdraws Copyright Lawsuit Against Epic Games and Fortnite
About a month ago, we reported that PUBG Corp, the company behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, had issued a copyright violation lawsuit against the creators of Fortnite, Epic Games. Well, the studio now seems to have suddenly dropped all legal action. PUBG Corp has been making a case against Epic since January 2018, and planned to...
News PUBG Corporation is Taking Epic Games to Court for Copyright Infringement
The real battle royale
Uh oh. PUBG Corporation, the developer of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Epic Games for the similarities between its game and the explosively popular Fortnite. This can only end well. PUBG Corp. is a subsidiary of the Korean games company Bluehole Studio. A representative...
News PUBG Dev Isn't Too Happy About Fortnite's Battle Royale Mode
As you'd expect
Given the meteoric rise of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, it was inevitable that other games would try and emulate its success. On PlayStation 4, where PUBG isn't yet available, we've got the likes of Fortnite's newly introduced Battle Royale mode. By most account