Tag Archives: PUBG

Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode welcomes 1m players on day one

Epic’s controversial foray into the battle royale genre has got off to a very strong start. Fortnite Battle Royale enjoyed a possibly unexpected marketing boost when it became the subject of some debate following criticism from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole earlier this week. The result? 1m players tried the game …

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Fortnite’s battle royale mode launches for free, despite PUBG dev’s objections

Epic Games’ new battle royale mode for Fortnite has launched for free today, despite objections made by PUBG developer Bluehole at the end of last week. The mode, which is now available for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Mac owners, sees 100 players duke it out to be the last …

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DOTA 2 players slump to lowest level in three years as PUBG cannibalises game time

The meteoric success of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is not happening in isolation – several games are suffering player declines in its wake. Chief among them seems to be Valve’s DOTA 2 which, as spotted by Game Debate, recently saw active players dip to its lowest number since 2014, falling to 214,155. That’s …

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PUBG devs elaborate on Epic Games dispute

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole has stated that its public grievances with Epic Games are specifically related to the pair’s business relationship. Last week Bluehole’s VP and executive producer Chang Han Kim slammed Epic for its introduction of a new battle royale game mode in Fortnite. Some were quick to question …

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PUBG devs have concerns over Epic Game’s upcoming battle royale mode in Fortnite

The developers behind Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds have called out the recently-announced battle royale mode in Epic Games’ Fornite as being too similar to its own survival shooter title. Concerns have been raised over the gameplay, UI and structure of the Fortnite’s battle royale mode, but Bluehole Inc has stressed that the …

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Bluehole say Battlegrounds vaulting system won’t be in-game until November, at least

In a blog post outlining the game’s new update, the PUBG team have shed light on the progress of vaulting. “There are some challenges to introducing the feature as soon as people are requesting,” said the blog post, written by the PUBG development and community team. “First of all, our …

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PUBG is getting a Ruger Mini-14 in next week’s update

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will be getting a Ruger Mini-14 in its update next week. When we spoke to Brendan ‘PlayerUnknown’ Greene at Gamescom last week, he said the next update would have not one but two new weapons, and they’d be in the map instead of in care packages. While it’s …

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PUBG team currently working on a fix for bulletproof water, and plans to patch out the dreaded crouch jump

The tyrannical reign of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ bulletproof water is soon to come to an end, according to Bluehole’s esports program manager Amir ‘am1rtv’ Khair. In a post on Reddit, Khair has revealed what the team are currently working on, and a full ballistics rework is on the cards. This includes …

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South Korean esports outfit Lunatic Hai to field teams for Battlegrounds and CS:GO

Lunatic-Hai, a South Korean esports outfit best known as two-time back-to-back OGN Overwatch Apex winners, has announced in a post on Facebook that they will be fielding teams in CS:GO and PUBG. The announcement was in Korean, but has been translated by Slingshot Esports. In the announcement, Lunatic Hai state: …

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