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Bluehole developer reveals WIP look at Battlegrounds’ vaulting system

It’s been two months since Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene took to the stage at E3 to show off vaulting and climbing mechanics for early access smash-hit PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. These mechanics have proven to be slightly tougher to implement than expected, with the original map not having been designed with vaulting in …

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Team Liquid field star PUBG roster

Team Liquid has entered PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, picking up four well-known players to compete at the forthcoming Gamescom invitational. Team Liquid are well known for their work in League of Legends, Overwatch and Hearthstone, and they join TSM and Cloud 9 as endemic esports organisations throwing down in the forthcoming Gamescom …

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PUBG releases new set of community rules, issuing 14 commandments for better play

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has announced a new set of rules with yesterday’s monthly update. The new rules laid out are the 14 commandments of PUBG, and if you think the Bluehole team aren’t serious on cracking down, it’s worth bearing that over 50,000 players have already picked up bans from the …

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Battlegrounds monthly update includes stealthy changes to your map

PUBG got a fourth monthly update today, and they’ve shown they’re quite the cartographers, making several changes to the map. Not the map you run around on, mind. The map you look at to determine where you’re going. The map used to be delightfully vague, with the community picking their own …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds reaches 4th all-time highest concurrent player count on Steam

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has claimed another impressive sounding statistic, as it just achieved a record for the fourth-highest peak player count in Steam’s history. There were 382,561 players charging around the fiction Eastern European wilderness shooting at each other, which put the game 22,000 players above the peak set by Grand …

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PUBG introduces new weather, a new weapon, and the ability to climb, vault and leap

Brendan Greene, the PlayerUnknown behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, has just taken to the stage to show off upcoming changes to the game. Stability and server performance improvements are promised, but Greene also showed off a few big changes in the form of weather — with vision impairing fog to hamper snipers …

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PUBG confirms Xbox One launch exclusivity for consoles

During Microsoft’s E3 presentation on Sunday, it was confirmed that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will be coming to the Xbox. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is currently planned as a console exclusive for the Xbox One, although the date is currently unknown. The console port was no big secret, with developer Bluehole mentioning that a …

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PUBG is a Twitch success story, and it’s all because of the drama

Death comes quickly in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and it’s often senseless. There’s no fanfare, just the boom of gunfire and your body hitting the ground in a dirty building, or quiet woodland. Players dig it, with an average of 200,000 concurrent players and around 3m copies sold. However, it’s also incredibly …

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$1m H1Z1 Elite Series kicks off at Dreamhack Austin

Daybreak Games have announced a H1Z1 Elite Series, debuting with both solo and team events at DreamHack Atlanta in July. The series is for H1Z1’s King of the Kill variant, which ditches the zombies and hardened survival for shootouts in a battle royale setting. This announcement comes the week after …

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Twitch celebrates Prime in 200 new territories with fancy PUBG swag

To celebrate Twitch Prime’s expansion to 200 new territories, Twitch and Bluehole have teamed up to offer exclusive cosmetic items in the South Korean developer’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Only Twitch or Amazon Prime subscribers can get their hands on the loot, which consists of a t-shirt, balaclava, jeans and a pair …

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