Bluehole, Inc. announced today that PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS has generated $100 million in revenue and sold more than four million copies since its Early Access launch on March 23, 2017.
Even more interesting information was made available regarding where PUBG players are located. PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is truly a worldwide phenomenon with 24% of players based in the US, 19% in China, 6% in Germany, 6% in Russia and 4% in the U.K. The game has seen further popularity in Eastern Asia with 5.5% of its players in South Korea and 4.3% in Japan.
PUBG has peaked at 230,000 concurrent users on Steam with more than 100,000 sessions being played daily. The game continues its success on Twitch seeing more than 350,000 peak concurrent viewers. 15% of all Twitch users (more than 120,000 people), watch PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS from the platform every day. At E3 2017, Bluehole, Inc. announced that PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS will be launching exclusively on Xbox One in late 2017, with the final version launching in early 2018 across the Xbox One family of devices. So expect more players to join in on this game later this year.
This is awesome news for a game that many Shackers play everyday. Congratulations to the team at PUBG! Looks like the next chicken dinner is on you winners!