PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Hits 1 Million Players On Xbox One, Another Milestone Reached


People playing PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) living in New Zealand and Australia will be happy to know that Oceanic servers are now available for the Xbox One version of the game.

"We need some time to address the anticipated problems and technical issues, so maps will not be selectable right after PC 1.0 release", added Bluehole in their test build patch note. One of the biggest criticisms of the game, especially compared to the more accessible Fortnite Battle Royale, is that PUBG's steep learning curve and the unforgiving structure of its lengthy multiplayer matches makes it hard to meaningfully improve. Microsoft is promoting the extremely popular game for the Xbox One by giving you a chance to win some pretty sweet prizes, including a trip to Hawaii! Controls on the motorcycle are thankfully not inverted anymore, and keyboard functionality is not officially disabled, so everyone must play with a controller now. These were areas Digital Foundry noticed PUBG struggling on Xbox One - and X. Hopefully, we would see the same update for other consoles in the first quarter of the next year.

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Players can no longer lean out of a vehicle when they're obstructed. Still, if you enjoy PUBG, it's worth a try.

The launch on Xbox One is expected to bring enormous revenue to PUBG, considering the response in first 48 hours. Usually, after it comes back on it'll call home, detect a patch and start downloading it. For the full list of rules and ways to enter, you can find the link here.