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Survivor Pass 3: Wild Card Now Live In PUBG

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/29/2019
If you’re playing the PC version of PUBG, the third Survivor Pass is now obtainable. This batch of missions has a “spy” theme among its prizes, offering stylish Bondian suits to wear on the battlefield. Each Pass costs $9.99 on Steam or PUBG’s in-game store. Once the Survivor Pass is activated, players have ten weeks […]
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PUBG, Fortnite Clean Up At British Game Award Ceremony

by Peter Paltridgeon 11/28/2018
Ever heard of the Golden Joystick Awards? Based out of London, they’re one of the longest existing award ceremonies focused on video games — the first Golden Joysticks were held in 1983, back when joysticks were still a thing. They’ve kept the anachronistic name to the present day, and this month they held their 36th […]

PUBG Coming To Playstation December 7

by Peter Paltridgeon 11/14/2018
How long has it been since Korean developer Bluehole, and its spinoff PUBG Corp, promised their flagship game on consoles? Quite a while ago, and it’s been a long wait since then. Perhaps too long? In between then and now, we’ve seen rival Fortnite catch up from behind to become THE emblematic symbol of the […]
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PUBG Gets A Training Mode Next Month

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/22/2018
Can PUBG catch up to Fortnite? The distance between them in the race seems to be growing every week, but PUBG Corp is sprinting as hard as they can. The company has announced a multi-project initiative with the blunt name of “Fix PUBG.” Because why lie? “Fix PUBG” will consist of multiple content updates dedicated […]

E3 2018: PUBG’s Sanhok Map Confirmed For XBox Soon

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/11/2018
Can the XBox One version of PUBG ever catch up to the PC version? Slowly but surely, it’s trying. How soon will the game’s third map, Sanhok, be added? One might assume we have a long wait since the second map, Miramar, only recently finished beta testing. But today we were promised at Microsoft’s E3 […]
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It’s Happening: PUBG Is Suing Fortnite

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/29/2018
Can anything stop the meteoric rise of Fortnite as a 2018 cultural phenomenon? Maybe its progenitor, the 2017 cultural phenomenon PUBG, filing a lawsuit? An injunction was filed last January and was made public this week. The accusation is that Epic Games directly copied its intellectual property to create Fortnite — specifically, the interface and […]

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PUBG Corp Is Now Suing Copycats

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/06/2018
Once a video game idea catches on, can anything really be done about parasitical knockoff responses to it? It depends on how close the “inspiration” is to the original….does PUBG have a case in their new lawsuit? Anyone who’s browsed mobile storefronts like the App Store for longer than three seconds knows how lawless it […]
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PUBG’s Newest Map Goes By The Codename “Savage”

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/30/2018
What changes will PUBG’s upcoming third map bring to the overall experience? Will it improve upon the mistakes made last time with Miramar? We’re about to find out. PUBG Corp announced today an early version of this map could be made available to selected alpha testers as soon as Monday. They also revealed their work-in-progress […]

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PUBG Mobile Version Now Available In The US

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/19/2018
Did you assume the PUBG mobile version would remain a Chinese exclusive? To be honest, so did we. Does the new US mobile version measure up to its console and PC cousins? It’s true: Bluehole pulled a surprise international launch of PUBG on iOS and Google Play this week. It went live in Canada over […]
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Valve Says PUBG Is Steam’s Third Best-Selling Game

by Peter Paltridgeon 03/13/2018
What are the highest-selling games according to Steam? Valve, the reclusive company that owns the popular distribution platform, rarely reveals such figures publicly, but today they admitted a bit. Where does PUBG stand? Pretty high — in just a little over a year, they’ve become the third-best-selling title in Steam’s history. President Gabe Newell revealed […]