PUBG Goes on Sale for the First Time

Isaac Cain
June 21, 2018

PUBG is a free-to-play game on Android and iOS mobile devices, so it looks like a large chunk of its playerbase is opting for the smaller screens and on-the-go functionality.

Developer PUBG Corporation noted that over 50 million units of PUBG have been sold across the PC and Xbox One to date, and obviously with this price reduction it's hoping to expand the player base further. Patch #15 is scheduled to arrive this Friday, June 22, and will introduce an assortment of UI and sound improvements to the game, as well as the tropical map, Sanhok. All PUBG players can complete daily, weekly, and event-exclusive challenges to level up their Event Pass.

Following several weeks of testing on PUBG's Experimental Server, Sanhok will officially roll out for the live game with Patch 15.

The bigger news here for those who haven't played PUBG yet or are on the fence about purchasing it is that the game is finally going on sale. In the other battle royale game, players can rank up their Battle Pass to earn some rewards for free, but the bulk of the unlockables are in its paid version. Event Passes will launch hand-in-hand with the Sanhok map on June 22.

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In a blog post, the developer explained that the intent behind the current crate and key system was to allow players to unlock content "in meaningful ways", and bizarrely pointed out that the system "can feel extremely satisfying whenever you unlock rare items".

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, from its original price on Steam of $30, can now be bought for $20 for a 33 percent discount.

"The Event Pass is created to reflect the opinions of players who wanted a trackable progression-related system, and at the same time allows you to unlock new content in PUBG in a way that is different from the crate and key system", explains PUBG Corp here.

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