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PUBG Corp Files Lawsuit Against Epic Games for Fortnite Battle Royale Concept

By Ozzie Mejia, May 28, 2018 10:45pm PDT

Did Epic Games steal the concept for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds? Is it a concept that can even be stolen? That may be up for the courts to decide, as PUBG Corp has officially filed suit.


"PlayerUknown was a paid consultant on h1z1 br. I assume his contract covered him making a non ..."

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Tencent May Invest $470 Million To Become PUBG Dev's Second Largest Shareholder

By Charles Singletary, May 04, 2018 8:15am PDT

Bluehole Studios is looking for investors and Tencent may compound upon its current 1.5% stake in the developer. 


PUBG Update Will Deliver Map Selection

By Chris Jarrard, Apr 19, 2018 11:35am PDT

Bluehole aims to provide the end-users a choice without making matchmaking tougher for fans of less popular maps.


"Not sure I follow what sort of design decisions and scrapping really had to go on. If that ..."

- Freon see all 2 comments

Tera's Ruinous Manor Expansion Includes New Max Level Dungeon

By Kevin Tucker, Apr 18, 2018 3:10pm PDT

Bluehole's free-to-play MMO is introducing tough new challenges offering suitable high-level rewards.


PUBG Update 10 Jumps Out of a Plane Onto Test Servers

By Chris Jarrard, Apr 11, 2018 1:45pm PDT

The newest PUBG update brings the long awaited removal of clothing from maps and spruces up the desert wasteland of Miramar.


"I don't know, it seems like this might really cut down any chance you have to loot outside of ..."

- DerHuhnTeufel see all 4 comments

PUBG 1.0 Update 8 Introduces Weapons Skins and Region Locking

By Chris Jarrard, Mar 26, 2018 10:25am PDT

And thousands of whiny forum boys rejoiced at the thought of never having to share a server with the Chinese.


"man, just when we got emotes for proper translanguage communication. The last time I wound up ..."

- Fooldozer see all 15 comments

PUBG Sells One Million Units on Xbox One

By Blake Morse , Dec 15, 2017 3:53pm PST

It didn't take long for the console version of PUBG to break such a major milestone. Less time than you probably even think.


"6700k with Nvidia 1080, it's far from shit but good luck in getting consistent 60+ fps at 1440p ..."

- hanged_man see all 48 comments

Microsoft Offers PUBG Free with Xbox One X Purchase to End 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 15, 2017 10:10am PST

Need an Xbox One X? Want to get in on the PUBG phenomenon? Microsoft has something for you!


PUBG Developer Bluehole, Inc. Valued at Over $4 Billion

By Asif Khan, Sep 27, 2017 9:30pm PDT

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is not just a gaming juggernaut when it comes to concurrent players on Steam, it is reaping huge financial gains for Bluehole.


"Agreed. The game itself is incredibly generic. Someone could come along and make a more ..."

- WhoaEagleRay see all 54 comments

PlayerUnknown Talks PUBG 1.0, Xbox, DJing, and Updates at TGS 2017 Interview

By Asif Khan, Sep 27, 2017 10:00am PDT

Shacknews chatted with PlayerUnknown, Brendan Greene, about the future of PUBG and how he is handling the games's massive success at Tokyo Game Show 2017.


"Haha. Dnagenomes fantastic driving skills on display! Good interview. Need Shackers shirts! "

- Kojak2000 see all 39 comments

Next PUBG Patch Adds New Weapon, New Town, Fog But No Vault

By Charles Singletary, Sep 12, 2017 8:20am PDT

The new patch schedule from Bluehole has yielded quite a dense update this first time around.


"A lot of stuff looks good, especially if they effectively squelch afk farming of BP"

- sogelegos see all 2 comments

PUBG Vaults Over Milestone With Ten Million Units Sold

By Charles Singletary, Sep 05, 2017 8:15am PDT

PlayerUnknown and Bluehole can pop another bottle with another milestone reached and a huge viewer performance from the Gamescom 2017 Invitational. 


"Oops, I'm disappointed this game became so successful is what I meant to say."

- Nighteyes see all 20 comments

PUBG's Upcoming Desert Map Will Be 8x8km

By Charles Singletary, Aug 29, 2017 9:20am PDT

It's quite possible the new map will technically have even more space for chicken dinners.


"I had originally really wanted a smaller map, just to see how the dynamic changes, but increased ..."

- Moonbase Commander see all 6 comments

PUBG Surpasses 600K Concurrent Steam Users, Moves 7 Million Units

By Charles Singletary, Aug 17, 2017 8:59am PDT

We have yet to reach the games official launch and it keeps hitting milestone after milestone.


"Yeah I saw that and almost made a post. Be funny if it took the #1 (DOTA2) spot in early access."

- intothefray see all 4 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Makes Some Major Loot Changes

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2017 8:15am PDT

Those drops are going to come a little less often from now on, for the sake of game balance.