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PUBG fans who enjoyed playing the Codename: Savage map on the Closed Experimental Server the last time it was available have another opportunity to play the new map. Savage launched again on the experimental server last night at 9 PM ET. The map will be available to play until Wednesday, April 18. Just as before you will need a beta key to access the server and try the map this time around. You can still register for beta keys here, but they are not guaranteed to be given to all who want one. If you had a beta key last time, it will still work for this round of testing. The Savage map has been... Read more...
Normally when you think about ransomware you think about something clearly malicious such as Petya and others. You could get your files back if infected with Petya, but the hackers wanted $300 in bitcoin to do it. A new kind of ransomware, however, is making the rounds and this variant is based on the game PUBG (Player Unknown's Battlegrounds), of all things. PUBG is a battle royale style game that is played online in large multiplayer formats, and all this PUBG Ransomware wants you to do is play the game for an hour. Not so bad, right? Well, it is still ransomware. The ransomware... Read more...
It's inevitable that popular online games seem to bring out the worst in people. Gamers must endure foul-mouthed tweens/teenagers that lob annoying insults and throngs of loathsome players that look to quickly rise through the ranks using as many tricks and cheats as possible. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is no different, and it has its fair share of cheaters that ruin the experience for everyone else. Given its immense popularity, the sheer number of cheaters is staggering. According to BattlEye, which is a software program that takes aim at cheater, over 1 million players were banned... Read more...
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds took the gaming industry by storm with its addicting battle royal game play, attracting gamers in droves. Unfortunately, there have been some annoying issues, both on the performance side (bugs have been a constant problem) and in terms of cheaters ruining the fun for everyone else. The latter is bound to happen when a game is as popular as PUBG. However, the developer isn't ignoring the issue—PUBG Corp is bringing the ban hammer down hard on over 100,000 players. "We recently discovered a new pattern of cheats in action. This week, we performed a thorough gameplay... Read more...
The mega-popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, aka PUBG, is finally here in full release form. With its time in the Steam Early Access easy-bake oven complete, the inspiring battle royal FPS game is now ready for mass retail consumption with an impressive new map, new weapons, vehicles and lots more. Back in September we had a blast running, gunning and dying quite a bit, to show you how the game had integrated NVIDIA’s Shadowplay Highlight’s custom replay features. Now we're giving this masterpiece of mayhem the formal treatment with its own gameplay and performance review. ... Read more...
Bluehole struck gold with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, the massively popular survival shooter that recently made gaming history by notching more than 3 million concurrent players on Steam. The game has been such a raging success that the developers were spun off into their own company, PUBG Corp, led by CEO Chang-han Kim. While it be tempting to just ride out PUBG's success by focusing on its current course, Kim has bigger plans—he wants to see PUBG launched on every platform. That most notably includes the PlayStation 4, where PUBG has not yet manifested. It could also include the Nintendo... Read more...
You can’t really talk about shooters without someone bringing up PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, or PUBG as it's more commonly known. The game has proven to be insanely popular, even if it has its bugs and issues that fans lament. The game has finally exited alpha on PC and only recently landed on the Xbox One. PUBG has been growing its player base on the PC rapidly over the last several months. Back in September the game passed 1.5 million concurrent users on Steam. Only about a month later in mid-October, the game had reached 2.3 million concurrent users. PUBG in December hit over 3 million... Read more...
The live servers for the PC version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) went offline for a couple of hours yesterday, but not because something was wrong. Instead, PUBG Corp was rolling out its first patch (version 1.0) for the PC release since the game exited Steam's Early Access program, bringing with it a bunch of improvements and bug fixes to the highly popular battle royale shooter. One of the most annoying issues some PUBG players have been experiencing is lag. PUBG Corp said that addressing in-game lag was one of its top priorities with the 1.0 patch for PC. The developer also said that... Read more...
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), the highly popular battle royale shooter that has taken the gaming community by storm, only launched to Xbox One less than two weeks ago. Be that as it may, the developers have been busy cleaning up the code and tweaking the experience. The game's first patch for Xbox One addressed inconsistent performance and stomped out bugs. Now there is a second patch rolling out to Xbox One users. According to the release notes, the second patch offers another round of performance optimizations, and fixes a variety of annoying bugs that have been causing the game to crash... Read more...
PUBG is insanely popular right now and new features destined for the 1.0 release of the game has players all excited. The first is a new 3D replay feature that will arrive on December 20th. The announcement of the feature came from a South Korean firm called Minkonet that is building the replay system for the game. The company stated that the features would be ready for the December 20th launch right alongside other other new goodies like vaulting, climbing, and the Miramar desert map. This isn't the first time we have heard about the 3D replay tech, as it was first teased in May at E3. Basically,... Read more...
If you've had your eye on picking up a new Xbox One X gaming console, Microsoft is hoping that a new offer will persuade you to go through with that purchase. Microsoft announced today that Xbox One X console purchases made between December 17th and December 31st will come with a code that will allow you to download PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) for free. Microsoft says that the "special holiday promotion" will only be available in select regions through your local Microsoft Store or participating retailers. So, before you click the "Purchase" button on that shiny new Xbox One X, make sure... Read more...
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been a breakout hit on the PC platform, and has gone on to become one of the most played games on the Steam. Given its immense popularity with PC gamers, it stands to reason that console users would also want to get in on the action. If you're an Xbox One or Xbox One X owners, you now that have opportunity, as the game launched for these platforms yesterday. Unfortunately, the game appears to be rife with performance issues that mar the gaming experience. Digital Foundry, which often gets the inside track on anything and everything related to Microsoft's Xbox hardware,... Read more...
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUGB), the super popular survival shooter that sits at more than 20 million players, is coming out of Steam's Early Access and releasing to PC on December 20, 2017. That is just in the nick of time to meet the developer's promise of releasing the game before the end of the year. But that is not the only exciting news. PUBG is getting new map that takes the battle royale action to the desert. The new map is called Miramar. PUGB Corp., the spinoff of Bluehole Studio, released a trailer showing the map last night during The Game Awards. Judging by the like-to-dislike... Read more...
Do you even battle royale, bro? Many people do, thanks to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), the highly popular battle royale shooter that is getting a full release out of Steam's early access in a couple of weeks, on PC and Xbox One consoles. If you own an Xbox One X, you may have been excited to hear that PUBG will run at 60 frames per second, though designer Brendan Greene shared some bad news about that on Twitter. After reports surfaced that PUBG would run at 60 FPS on the Xbox One X, Greene set the record straight on Twitter, saying it will actually run at 30 FPS on all Xbox systems, including... Read more...
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