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PUBG loot boxes are about to undergo a big change

PUBG loot boxes are about to undergo a big change

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is about to get some big changes to monetization. Since shortly after launch, the game has relied on a crate and key system to make additional money past the initial cost of the game. Crate and key systems are nothing new, but they are somewhat annoying for players, as loot crates require keys that often need to be purchased separately before they can be unlocked.

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PUBG Mobile update adds Royale Pass Season 10 and special perks

PUBG Mobile update adds Royale Pass Season 10 and special perks

PUBG Mobile, the slightly more realistic battle royale alternative to Fortnite, has been updated to version 0.15.5. With this update, players get access to the new Royale Pass Season 10, as well as some limited-time perks that will disappear in a few days. Among other changes, players can now give the Royale Pass as a gift, there's a new TDM-exclusive map called 'Ruins,' and more.

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PUBG Mobile is getting a Payload Mode based on classic battle royale

PUBG Mobile is getting a Payload Mode based on classic battle royale

Tencent is preparing to add a new game mode to hit battle royale mobile game PUBG Mobile: Payload Mode, an option that brings new heavy weapons, Super Weapon Crates, a helicopter, and more. Tencent says Payload Mode is based on the classic battle royale experience, making it possible to attack opponents from land, sea, and air using a variety of vehicles and weaponry.

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PUBG Season 5 detailed: Throwable weapons and vending machines

PUBG Season 5 detailed: Throwable weapons and vending machines

PUBG Corp has taken the wraps off the fifth season of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, the battle royale game offering a slightly more realistic experience than Fortnite. Though the new season is only out on the test server at this time, the company has released the patch notes for its upcoming update, revealing all the changes that'll arrive in Season 5.

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PUBG Mobile’s ‘The Walking Dead’ crossover is now available

PUBG Mobile’s ‘The Walking Dead’ crossover is now available

Battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting its own tie-in with the arrival of 'The Walking Dead' content in PUBG Mobile. The company first announced plans to bring TWD characters and related gear to its battle royale game late last month, though it didn't have much to say about the tie-in at that time. Players can now access that content starting today.

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PUBG cross platform console play gone live UPDATE: New PUBG ID

PUBG cross platform console play gone live UPDATE: New PUBG ID

Today the folks at PUBG Corporation made the cross-platform experience a reality. Per their note this morning, update 4.3 introduces cross platform play to users on both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (PS4). Because of this, users around the world will be able to toss their hat into the same ring at the same time, allowing console users to destroy PC players and say, look, I didn't even use a keyboard.

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PUBG cross-play coming to consoles

PUBG cross-play coming to consoles

The folks behind PUBG kicked off Gamescom in a pretty big way, revealing that cross console play will soon be coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. PUBG Corp says that cross platform play has been the most-requested features since the game launched on both consoles, and now it's finally becoming a reality. On top of all that, PUBG Corp. is gearing up to launch season 4 on consoles, which is going to bring some big changes along with it.

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PUBG Mobile Lite is made for devices with less than 2GB of RAM

PUBG Mobile Lite is made for devices with less than 2GB of RAM

PUBG Corp. has teamed with Tencent Games to launch PUBG Mobile Lite, a lightweight version of the existing PUBG Mobile game. Though it was only just announced, the light variant of the game was launched in late July on the Google Play Store in multiple countries. As its name suggests, PUBG Mobile Lite is a lightweight version of the game with less demanding hardware requirements.

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PUBG has been banned in Jordan and it probably won’t be alone

PUBG has been banned in Jordan and it probably won’t be alone

It seems that violent games like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will always be at the center of some sort of controversy. Ever since PUBG became the immensely popular force of gaming it is today, various governments around the world have taken aim at it. Jordan is the latest to do so, with the country's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority announcing that is has made the decision to ban PUBG.

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New PUBG game in works at fledgling Striking Distance studio

New PUBG game in works at fledgling Striking Distance studio

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has grown into a pretty massive success ever since it launched in early access back in 2017, so perhaps it shouldn't be surprising to see that PUBG Corp wants to create more games in the franchise. It'll be doing just that by way of a new studio called Striking Distance, the creation of which was announced today. The new studio's first task will be creating a narrative game set in the PUBG universe.

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PUBG’s latest update takes inspiration from Apex Legends

PUBG’s latest update takes inspiration from Apex Legends

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting a big update today, and one new feature in particular will be familiar to people who have played Apex Legends. Though Apex Legends has its own problems, it's hard to argue with the effectiveness of its ping system, which allows players to mark enemies, guns, items, or other contextual things of note for teammates. Now PUBG is getting a similar system in the form of Radio Messages.

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PUBG replaced in China by gov-approved ‘Game for Peace’

PUBG replaced in China by gov-approved ‘Game for Peace’

Today is a pretty strange day for the millions of PUBG mobile players in China. Tencent, which handled publishing duties for the game in the country, has decided to pull the game after unsuccessfully trying to net approval for monetization from Chinese regulators. A game that can't be monetized obviously isn't something that a monolithic publisher like Tencent would want to continue supporting, so away PUBG mobile went.

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