This weekend, scores of players in Busan, South Korea, will compete in a LAN pulled from Ready, Player One’s wildest dreams. Stacked up in double-decker computer hubs, 100 competitors at a time will drop onto the abandoned island of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and scrap, shoot, and crawl until only one person is…
A recent update to the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ test servers has added vaulting and climbing. The game’s island is now part morbid death trap and part playground for extras in an 80s buddy cop movie.
Now that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a smash hit, its developer Bluehole Inc. is worth $4.6 billion. No wonder the team at Bluehole that handled the game is being turned into a subsidiary called PUBG Corporation.
Why walk (and get shot) when you can drive (and get shot)? It’s a question both asked and answered by a group of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds players who’ve started staging huge vehicular death races around the island.
GTA Online’s newest addition, Motor Wars, combines high player counts with dozens of vehicles. The result is a hectic match that is more intense than any other mode in GTA Online.
They’ve gotta go fast. You’ve gotta be even faster to stop them.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has an idler problem. That much is certain. How bad the problem actually is seems to be in the eye of the beholder
Last year around this time no one would have understood what you were talking about if you muttered the word PUBG. This weekend it was the most played game on Steam.
Entering a town is a defining moment in any Battlegrounds match. In open fields, you’re safe. You can see for miles, and shots are difficult to track over long distances. Enter a village or town, it’s different. Sixty alive. A car sits vacant in the street. Any other day a gamble, but today, it’s facing east. You…