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PUBG Boasts 80K New Players Daily

Adrian Werner, 14 August 2022, 23:12

The free-to-play model has benefited PUBG: Battlegrounds. The game is gaining an average of 80,000 new players per day.

Did You Like Subnautica? Devs are Preparing a New Game

Adrian Werner, 10 August 2022, 12:10

During gamescom, Unknown Worlds is expected to announce its next project. It will be a new science fiction IP.

Work on Project Windless Begins in Earnest

Adrian Werner, 07 August 2022, 13:36

The owner of PUBG will remake iconic Korean fantasy novels into a high-budget video game. The publisher announced that work on Project Windless has started in earnest.

The Callisto Protocol Will Force Us Into Bloody Close Combat

Przemyslaw Dygas, 22 June 2022, 12:19

If you were hoping for a ton of shooting in The Callisto Protocol, then I have to disappoint you. The game will spend a lot of time putting us in melee combat.

The Callisto Protocol Season Pass and Special Editions

Adrian Werner, 07 June 2022, 13:30

We got to know the content of special editions of The Callisto Protocol. We also learned that the game will get a season pass with story DLCs.

Bloody Horror The Callisto Protocol Will Launch Later This Year

Michael Zegar, 03 June 2022, 08:57

During the latest State of Play show, a gameplay trailer for The Callisto Protocol was presented and the release date was revealed. The game resembles the first two installments of the Dead Space series.

Callisto Protocol Screenshots Reveal a Worthy Rival for Dead Space

Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 28 May 2022, 19:21

Screenshots from survival horror The Callisto Protocol have hit the web. It turned out that the new work of Dead Space creators will not be a part of the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds world.

Subnautica Devs Work on Project M; Release This Year

Hubert Sledziewski, 10 February 2022, 20:34

Krafton has announced that a new game from Unknown Worlds Entertainment, the studio behind Subnautica, will hit early access in 2022. Its codename is Project M.

NFT Finds New Advocates; PUBG Devs Invest in Metaverse

Jacob Blazewicz, 09 February 2022, 19:03

There was Worms, there was Ghost Recon, now it's time for PUBG. The creators of the popular battle royale from Krafton are another developer preparing their own NFTs (and metaverse).

Dave Curd: PUBG Is Free Not Because of the Competition

Jacob Blazewicz, 12 January 2022, 20:30

PUBG: Battlegrounds is finally available as a free-to-play game. The developers assure that this was an „independent” decision, unrelated to the success of competitive battle royales.

PUBG Now Available for Free on Steam

Adrian Werner, 11 January 2022, 11:15

PUBG: Battlegrounds has switched to free-to-play model. Maintenance is currently taking place on the servers, and free play will begin tomorrow.

PUBG Switches to F2P

Milosz Szubert, 10 December 2021, 12:52

During The Game Awards 2021 gala, there was an announcement that PUBG: Battlegrounds will switch to F2P model. This will happen on January 12, next year.

Tactical Shooter Thunder Tier One From PUBG Devs Launches Today

Adrian Werner, 07 December 2021, 13:45

Today will see the release of Thunder Tier One, a beautiful tactical shooter from veterans of PUBG and the Arma series.

Subnautica Coming to PUBG? Krafton Acquires Unknown Worlds Entertainment

Hubert Sledziewski, 29 October 2021, 22:20

Unknown Worlds Entertainment, known for the game Subnautica, has been acquired by Krafton - the same company that owns the rights to the PUBG brand. This is already the sixth development team belonging to this company. Its owners ensure that the producers will remain independent in creative matters.

F2P Game Elyon a Week After Launch - Bugs and Server Issues

Przemyslaw Dygas, 25 October 2021, 14:44

It's been a few days since the release of the free-to-play game Elyon and quite a few player reviews have appeared on Steam. Unfortunately, they are strongly divided.

Open World and Survival - PUBG Dev is Working on a Huge Game

Hubert Sledziewski, 06 September 2021, 17:03

A few days ago, PUBG creator and „father” of the battle royale genre Brendan „PlayerUnknown” Greene left Krafton and founded the independent studio PlayerUnknown Productions, which is to create the game Prologue, announced in 2019. The developer is aiming for survival mechanics and a giant open world.

Creative and Limitless Like The Witcher; PUBG Devs on the World of Their Action RPG

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 August 2021, 17:53

How does the The Witcher compare to Project Windless, the action RPG from the creators of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds? The developers of Krafton's new game talked about this and the world of The Bird That Drinks Tears.

PUBG as F2P? Upcoming Free Week Could be a Test

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 August 2021, 15:24

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds may follow in the footsteps of Fortnite: Battle Royale. The developers have confirmed a free week in the game, which could be a test before the game switches to free-to-play.

Thunder Tier One Free Weekend Coming Soon

Adrian Werner, 28 July 2021, 13:50

This weekend will see further testing of Thunder Tier One, a promising tactical shooter developed by veterans of brands like PUBG and Arma.

„Korean Witcher” - Info on Dark RPG From PUBG Devs

Jacob Blazewicz, 26 July 2021, 20:51

The success of The Witcher inspired many developers. Apparently, the list includes the creators of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, who are preparing an action RPG based on the license of Korean dark fantasy novels.

PUBG: New State Isn't Out Yet, and it's Already Getting a Lot of Attention

Michal Ciezadlik, 18 June 2021, 15:04

Already 17 million players have pre-registered for PUBG: New State, the mobile installment of the popular battle royale.

Wild West Spin-off of PUBG Announced

Gabriela Sicinska, 23 May 2021, 20:50

The devs of Playerunknown's Buttlegrounds are working on another spin-off. The action is to take place in an open world pulled straight from the Wild West.

PUBG Lite Will be Shut Down

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 March 2021, 23:07

PUBG Lite will end its life soon. The free version of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds will be shut down at the end of April.

PUBG: New State Announced

Adrian Werner, 25 February 2021, 16:00

PUBG: New State was announced. It's a futuristic spin-off of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, developed by the creators of the original.

PUBG-related Battle Royale to Debut Next Year

Bart Swiatek, 19 January 2021, 11:37

It looks like another battle royale game set in PUBG universe is coming to consoles and PC next year. Before that, a new mobile title associated with the franchise is scheduled to be released.

Rumort: PUBG 2 and PUBG Mobile 2 in the Pipeline

Milosz Szubert, 07 January 2021, 18:56

Interne user PlayerIGN published on Twitter an English translation of a message from the Korean economic channel MTN. The message claims that KRAFTON, a company that owns PUBG Corp., is preparing a full-fledged sequels to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds and PUBG Mobile.

The Callisto Protocol and PUBG Share The Same Universe

Agnes Adamus, 11 December 2020, 21:30

Yesterday, the SF horror game The Callisto Protocol was announced. Interestingly, the title is to take place in the same universe as PUBG. However, the details of their connection remain unknown.

Dead Space Devs Reveal Horror Game The Callisto Protocol

Christian Pieniazek, 11 December 2020, 01:49

The team Striking Distance Studios, led by Glen Schofield, the executive producer of the first Dead Space, announced their first project. It's an SF survival horror project called The Callisto Protocol.

PUBG Mobile Earned 5x More Than Fortnite

Adrian Werner, 15 September 2020, 11:07

PUBG Mobile makes money like crazy, leaving other battle royal games far behind. This year's revenues have already exceeded 1.8 billion dollars, 500 million of which were in the last two months.

PUBG is Breaking Another Sales Record; Novelties in Season Eighth

Michael Kulakowski, 14 July 2020, 23:55

PUBG's developers boasted another milestone. The game has already sold over 70 million copies in total. They also revealed details about the eighth season of the game.

PUBG Mobile Keeps Making a Lot of Money

Milosz Szubert, 10 June 2020, 20:50

Sensor Tower analytics group published a list of top earning mobile games in May. The list was headed by PUBG Mobile, which earned $266 million last month. Additionally, Pokemon GO did quite well after a recent weaker period.

PUBG Players Outraged by Introduction of Bots

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 May 2020, 10:34

The creators of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds have introduced bots, known from consoles, to the test servers of the PC edition. Meanwhile, the game's community has once again expressed its disappointment with the developers' decision.

Mobile PUBG as popular as Fortnite

Bart Swiatek, 19 December 2018, 23:42

The Verge reports that the number of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds users exceeded the number of 200 million. 30 milion of players log in the game every day.

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds new patch is now on the test servers

luckie, 12 September 2017, 12:22

Bluehole is almost ready to roll out a new patch for Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, which introduces a new weapon, foggy weather and other stuff. The update is currenlty available on the test servers.

No more Playerunknown's Battlegrounds weekly updates

luckie, 17 August 2017, 14:42

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds dev is giving up on weekly and monthly updates. Instead, Bluehole will be releasing patches at its own pace, having first made sure each one is ready to be rolled out.

What PC do you need to play Playerunknown's Battlegrounds at 60 FPS?

luckie, 26 July 2017, 14:20

The official minimum PC system requirements for Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds may be enough to launch the game, but are far too low to play it at comfortable 60 FPS. Find out what PC you really need for the game.

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds introducing microtransactions to cover e-sport tournament prize pool

luckie, 26 July 2017, 13:55

Despite its promise not to introduce any form of monetization in Playerunknown's Battlegrounds before the game leaves Early Access, Bluehole has announced that micropayments are going to make it into the game next month. Find out why.

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is currently more popular than GTA V on Steam

luckie, 18 July 2017, 15:15

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds is one of the top played games on Steam. Right now it occupies the third place, only behind Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds to get FPP-only servers soon

luckie, 14 July 2017, 15:16

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds developer noticed some players frowning at the fact that the game offers both FPP and TPP at the same time. That's why they're introducing FPP-only servers.

Playerunknown's Battleground earns $11 million in three days

luckie, 28 March 2017, 17:58

Bluehole Studios shared some impressive facts regarding Playerunknown's Battleground. In the three days since its Steam Early Access launch the game earned $11 million.