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PUBG 14.2 brings explosives, but console players will have to wait

PUBG 14.2 brings explosives, but console players will have to wait

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds update 14.2 was detailed on Friday, giving those who aren't on the test servers their first look at what they can expect next month. The patch will bring a few big changes to the game, particularly for players who prefer the new Taego map, including explosive weapons for attacking enemies from a distance.

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PUBG: New State release date revealed: The wait is almost over

PUBG: New State release date revealed: The wait is almost over

Krafton, the company you may still know as Bluehole, has finally revealed the release date for its upcoming mobile twist on the popular battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. The company first announced PUBG: New State in February alongside preregistration for the game, noting at the time only that it would arrive later on in 2021.

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PlayerUnknown might be the James Halliday we’ve been waiting for

PlayerUnknown might be the James Halliday we’ve been waiting for

Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene published a video this week speaking about his next "game." The game is currently called Prologue. It's not clear at the moment if this is to be the final name of the game, or if this is sort of akin to calling the game "Demo". For now, the important bit is the idea that Greene effectively invented the gamified universe of Battle Royale (inspired by the film series), and he's on to his next project with a new game studio where a new experience is about to exist.

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PUBG’s latest free-to-play promo lets you really sink your teeth in

PUBG’s latest free-to-play promo lets you really sink your teeth in

PUBG is rather unique among battle royale titles, perhaps because it sparked the whole frenzy that led to rise of games like Fortnite and Apex Legends. While many battle royale games are free-to-play, PUBG actually asks for money upfront, potentially prompting some battle royale fans to give it a pass. This week, the developers behind PUBG are giving those holdouts a chance to try the game without plopping down cash first.

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PUBG Mobile 1.5 update adds Tesla Gigafactory and Model Y

PUBG Mobile 1.5 update adds Tesla Gigafactory and Model Y

Tencent Games has pushed out update version 1.5 for its hit mobile game PUBG Mobile, giving players a variety of new content, not the least of which is a bigger Tesla collaboration. Under this partnership, PUBG Mobile is now home to a Tesla Gigafactory where players can not only explore the virtual version of the facility but also produce their own Model Y vehicle.

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PUBG respawn mechanic may make the game more like CoD

PUBG respawn mechanic may make the game more like CoD

In the month of June, PUBG is set to get a whole bunch of new content in the way of motorcycles, racing, and a whole new season of upgrades. With Season 12.1, users will get a remastered Miramar, a new Quad vehicle, Lobby Ball (soccer ball for players to play with before a match begins), Lynx AMR weapon, and a new weapon skin upgrade system. KRAFTON also revealed a new map Codename: Tiger with a new game mechanic and another map called Codename: Kiki!

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PUBG: New State gives battle royale a twist on iOS and Android this year

PUBG: New State gives battle royale a twist on iOS and Android this year

There's a new mobile game on the way from the creators of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and this one is called PUBG: New State. This is not just a mobile take on the mainline PUBG game like PUBG Mobile is, but rather a futuristic take on the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds universe. That means players will be competing on a new map with futuristic weapons and tools at their disposal.

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PUBG may have super-sized map surprises in store for 2021

PUBG may have super-sized map surprises in store for 2021

In Season 10 for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, we'll see the smallest map to date added to the game's lineup. A map that's purely urban, Haven will only have an overall footprint of 1km x 1km, and it's hard to overstate how tiny that is when compared to PUBG's largest maps like Erangel. This has definitely been a year of small maps for PUBG, as the beginning of the year saw the addition of the 2km x 2km Karakin as well.

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PUBG update 9.2 released with Battle Bride Pass and weapon balances

PUBG update 9.2 released with Battle Bride Pass and weapon balances

This week the latest update to PUBG releases a pair of game-shocking elements: Battle Bride Pass and Dirt Bike. A variety of weapon balances were also introduced into the game for PC players. Balances mostly focus on sidearms, all of which have received improvements to damage multipliers, ADS movement speed, and aiming.

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PUBG Mobile’s India odyssey isn’t over yet

PUBG Mobile’s India odyssey isn’t over yet

It's been a rough couple of months for PUBG Mobile. Back in September, the government of India announced that it was banning a grand total of 118 apps - PUBG Mobile among them - because of their ties to China. PUBG Mobile, as many people are aware, was published by Chinese company Tencent in India, putting it square in the government's crosshairs. While PUBG Corp said that it would look for a new way to offer PUBG Mobile in India following this announcement, the ban went into effect on October 30th, wiping out a huge market for the game in one fell swoop.

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PUBG Mobile loses huge market as ban goes into effect

PUBG Mobile loses huge market as ban goes into effect

It looks like we've reached the end of the road for PUBG Mobile in India - at least for the time being. Back in September, the Indian government banned more than 100 apps due to connections to China. Since PUBG Mobile was published in India by Tencent, a Chinese company, it was included in that ban, which left PUBG Corp scrambling to come up with a way to keep the app live in India.

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New PUBG Paramo map holds some huge Season 9 changes

New PUBG Paramo map holds some huge Season 9 changes

PUBG Season 9 is almost here, and it seems the developers have something big lined up for it. PUBG Season 9 will introduce a new map called Paramo, and while there aren't very many details about it yet, it's looking like the map will be unlike any other map PUBG has seen thus far. For starters, PUBG Corp is saying that the map comes with a "dynamic landscape," which suggests that it'll change from game to game.

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