PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Bluehole, Inc.

Strong Man
OpenCritic Rating
77
Top Critic Average
57%
Critics Recommend
Based on 72 critic reviews
Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Please note: This game has monetized random reward mechanics, commonly referred to as "loot boxes." These mechanics are similar to gambling and are being investigated by Belgium's Gaming Commission, the Netherlands Gaming Authority, and other government bodies.

Rating Summary

Based on 72 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

77

Top Critic Average

57%

Critics Recommend

Based on 72 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Xbox One2018
PC2018

Developer: Bluehole, Inc.

Genres: Survival, Simulation, Third-Person Shooter

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is a last-man-standing shooter being developed with community feedback. Starting with nothing, players must fight to locate weapons and supplies in a battle to be the lone survivor. This realistic, high tension game is set on a massive 8x8 km island with a level of detail that showcases Unreal Engine 4's capabilities.

PLAYERUNKNOWN aka Brendan Greene, is a pioneer of the Battle Royale genre. As the creator of the Battle Royale game-mode found in the ARMA series and H1Z1 : King of the Kill, Greene is co-developing the game with veteran team at Bluehole to create the most diverse and robust Battle Royale experience to date.

Not Just a Game. This is BATTLE ROYALE

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Review Data

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Mighty Head
14
Strong Head
25
Fair Head
11
Weak Head
9
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PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS - "BATTLE ROYALE" Trailer

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IGN

8.9 / 10.0
IGN

PUBG v1.0 on Xbox One runs smoothly, features three vastly different maps, and includes a ton of weapons, gear, and items to use in the deadliest online game. Its unique brand of tense, realistic shooting mixed with slow-paced tactical combat manages to stay fresh and exciting even after hundreds of matches. It makes coming back for another attempt at a "chicken dinner" victory hard to resist.

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PC Gamer

85 / 100
PC Gamer

PUBG takes the tradition of big-map survival games like DayZ and compresses it into digestible, 3-to-30-minute sprints that are reliably scary and low-key.

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IGN

9.5 / 10.0
IGN

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has taken the military-sim gameplay popularized by games like ARMA and DayZ, boiled it down to its most exciting parts, and streamlined it into quick and accessible rounds of pure, hassle-free, survival-based action. Even though each game starts the same way, its remarkable ability to feel like a new, tense adventure each and every round has kept me coming back for hours on end.

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Eurogamer

Recommended
Eurogamer

The Battle Royale genre gets its first definitive success.

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Recent News

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PUBG has been banned in Nepal

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