PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is getting a level select, presumably so everyone can avoid playing on Miramar. The option will come to the test server soon, allowing players to choose exactly where they get to blow each other up.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ latest patch gives the meditative survival shooter a big, welcome change of pace. Battlegrounds’ blue circle, which progressively makes the playable area smaller, got tweaks to its speed and damage. Now, players who survive longer in Battlegrounds’ death blender will face more…
A new malware locks infected computers’ files unless they fire up PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Unlike other ransomware, PUBG Ransomware doesn’t want infected users’ money; it just wants them to enjoy a game of Battlegrounds.
Six months after gritty survival shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ debut, the cartoony, lighthearted survival shooter Fortnite Battle Royale came along. If Battlegrounds is the pitbull of this genre, Fortnite is the golden retriever. One of its weapons is the “boogie bomb.” There’s a gingerbread man skin and a…
This week, a limited amount of players can test the latest map in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, codenamed “Savage.” This map is significantly smaller than the game’s other two maps. The resulting action provides a breath of fresh air, kicking Battlegrounds’ usually deliberate pacing into something much more frantic.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds released on Steam early access on March 23, 2017. Since then, it has erupted into one of the largest games in the world and expanded with new features and maps. The road has been bumpy, with raucous highs and dire lows.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is spicing things up with special events—limited time game modes with special weapons and squad rules. The latest event, which kicked off yesterday, adds a special flare gun for calling supply drops. It’s a good idea, but the execution is too timid.
In the past 24 hours, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile has soft-launched on Android devices in Canada, presumably to test things out before the wider launch. While Kotaku UK’s office is not in Canada, we did manage to get our hands on a build of the new game, and have spent this morning trying our very best to win…
Police arrested a Washington state woman earlier this month after she stabbed her boyfriend with a Japanese-style sword purchased at the mall. She told the police that she stabbed him because she believed that he was cheating on her, and also because he played too much PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
For a long time, the love affair between PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Twitch looked like it was meant to last. The blockbuster survival shooter captured the hearts of Twitch’s biggest streamers all through 2017, and, in August, finally dethroned Twitch mainstay League of Legends in the “most hours watched”…
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has slowly expanded with new weapons and an additional, somewhat controversial desert map. A new blog post by PlayerUnknown today outlines numerous upcoming changes to the game, the most interesting of which is a sneak peek at a chaotic-looking new map.
Wondering how Battlegrounds is supposed to look on smart devices? Today, a mobile version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was released for China.
Jung Joon Young isn’t only a regular on South Korean TV, but he’s also the lead singer of the rock group Drug Restaurant. He’s just added a new gig to his large resume: Esports pro.
Winning in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds sometimes means playing dirty and hiding until the right moment. Originally, I used shrubbery and plants as my secret weapon, but the new desert map of Miramar features another devious hiding spot behind a very specific kind of crate.
Battlegrounds may have sparked the current Battle Royale trend, but these days, I’d much rather log into Fortnite. Over the last few months, developer Epic Games have crafted a game with a unique identity, if not a better one.
Hero shooter Paladins is adding a new battle royale mode called “Battlegrounds,” an entirely unique addition that by no means is meant to reference any other game.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ desert map of Miramar is a massive sprawl of cities, mountain complexes and hidden bases. The new map’s sheer scale provides an overwhelming number of potential locations to drop into at the start of a match. Here are some of the best.
South Korean site Inven recently spoke with PUBG Corp boss C.H. Kim about the future of Battlegrounds, including the possibility of movies and animation. The site also got a look into PUBG Corp’s swank Seoul offices.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a dangerous battle of wits and reflexes. It takes calm nerves to come out on top. Yesterday, I failed to keep my nerves at ease and committed the greatest of all multiplayer shames: teamkilling.