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PUBG Gets Xbox One Release Date, PC 1.0 Version Nearly Finished

The Xbox Game Preview version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds now has a release date, while the PC version is almost ready to jump out of Steam Early Access.

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Microsoft and Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene have come to Paris Games Week with a special announcement for those looking to jump into PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. The Xbox One version of the popular survival shooter now has a release date for its Xbox Game Preview version, while the PC version is nearing its final release date.

As the Xbox booth at Paris Games Week opened its doors, the Xbox One version of PUBG was given a December 12 arrival date via the Xbox Game Preview program. While the crux of the game will be largely similar to its PC counterpart, it's being noted that each version has been given its own separate developmental roadmap. The ultimate goal is to have the Xbox One version align with the PC version, but Bluehole's development team will be taking user feedback into account and tinkering with features and functionality over the course of this early access period.

The Xbox One version of PUBG will launch with three exclusive cosmetic packs: the PUBG Warrior Pack, the PUBG Accessory Pack, and the PUBG Tracksuit pack. These will be the only microtransactions set to be featured over the entirety of PUBG's early access run. Pricing details were not given at the show.

As for the PC version of PUBG, that looks to be nearing the finish line, despite apparent setbacks. The 1.0 version of the game is aiming for a late December launch, which should muddy up the GOTY waters just a little bit more. The Steam Early Access version has been available since March 23 and received heavy praise from players, recently closing in on the 2 million player milestone. Look for more details on the full 1.0 version of PUBG in the coming weeks.

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    October 31, 2017 12:00 PM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, PUBG Gets Xbox One Release Date, PC 1.0 Version Nearly Finished

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      October 31, 2017 12:15 PM

      Hold on to your butts.

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      October 31, 2017 12:16 PM

      Unnnnnnnnnffffffff!

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      October 31, 2017 12:17 PM

      404 switch release not found, brb shorting NTDOY

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      October 31, 2017 12:21 PM

      Bluehole is just waiting for the new rock and outhouse asset releases on the marketplace before they can update. ;)

      JAY KAY!!!

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      October 31, 2017 12:40 PM

      I was just listening to Giantbomb having a discussion about this from two weeks ago or so. I hope they get things a little less cheat filled and janky with 1.0.

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      October 31, 2017 1:12 PM

      No PS4?

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      October 31, 2017 1:21 PM

      The Steam Early Access version has been available since March 23 and received heavy praise from players, recently closing in on the 2 million player milestone. Look for more details on the full 1.0 version of PUBG in the coming weeks.

      Might want to clarify it's the 2 million CONCURRENT player milestone... I think they passed the point of having 2 million total players/purchases a long time ago.

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      October 31, 2017 1:27 PM

      I hope it goes 1.0 right after GB finish their GOTY casts

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      October 31, 2017 4:40 PM

      It's laughable they really think they are near an actual PC release.

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        October 31, 2017 9:15 PM

        But they are. Are you trying to make the point that the game is janked?

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      October 31, 2017 6:03 PM

      Did they add the climbing over objects yet? I haven't played in a while. If not, when's that scheduled to be added?

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      October 31, 2017 9:07 PM

      The PUBG cheating in the last ~7 days has been ridiculous. Speed hacks, aimbots, the works. They aren't even trying to hide it. I'm playing on a fog map getting headshotted by somebody so far away that I can barely hear the shots.

      I've reported more people and gotten to the top 10 only to have it ruined by a cheater more in the last week than in the entire rest of my time playing PUBG combined.

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        October 31, 2017 9:21 PM

        Solo? If so, drop by yourself in the duo queue. I'm still yet to see a legitimate hacker in anything but solo (not saying it doesn't happen, but it's rarer).

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          October 31, 2017 9:26 PM

          I mostly play duo / squad, don't have a good feel for the ratio but I've definitely seen them in duo games. One of the worst instances was on a fog map duo game, the guy was shooting from ridiculous distances with no way they could see.

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        October 31, 2017 10:41 PM

        Had 4 games where we had 4 cheaters in a row, one of them was the same guy though.

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      October 31, 2017 9:39 PM

      1.lol

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        October 31, 2017 9:39 PM

        this game is so far ready from release it’s not even funny

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      October 31, 2017 11:14 PM

      How much stuff have they actually fixed in the last few months? It seem to me that development is extremely slow.

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        October 31, 2017 11:21 PM

        My performance is way better than it was a couple of months ago and they fixed a lot of the range/pop in issues.

        If climbing etc patch comes off as promised, that will be a big win. Seems like they put a lot of the work into that and the new map.