PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, widely known as PUBG. is a survival shooter from BlueHole Studios and PlayerUnknown, based on the famous Battle Royale game mod for Arma 3 and H1Z1. BlueHole Studios are the developers of the popular MMORPG TERA, and PlayerUnknown are the developers of the popular Battle Royal mod for Arma 3 and H1Z1. Prepare yourself for a hardcore survival arena that pits up to 100 players against one another in a brutal fight for survival on a remote island. Players begin with no items or gear, and they must search and fight for weapons, vehicles, and other items to help them win the day. Experience the chaos and competition in this, the fiercest of Battlegrounds!
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Key Features
Massive Multiplayer Arena – 100 enter, but only 1 can leave; what strategies will you adopt to even the odds, and how will you execute them? Will you play a waiting game, or will you kill your opponents before they can kill you?
Customize Your Kit – Weapons are upgradeable – if you can find the upgrades. It is worth thinking outside the box, and poking around in those hard to reach places!
Riding In Style – Why walk when you can drive? A wide array of on and off-road vehicles wait for you to drive them to victory. You can even run down your enemies on the way!
Armed Only With Your Wits – You begin with nothing but your skills, and you must be fast. Will you head for the best caches of weapons right away? Will you hide, and let the herd thin itself? Whatever you do, the playing field is completely level, every game!
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Gamescom 2017: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is Headed for Xbox One
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PlayerUnknown Offers Preview of a New Battlegrounds Map
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