It was lately revealed that PUBG has now offered over 70 million copies worldwide lower than three years after it initially launched.
The information comes from GamesIndustry.biz. Broadly lauded as the unique battle royale previous to the worldwide explosion in that particular style, PlayerUnknown’s BattleGrounds has, in accordance with PUBG Corp, shipped over 70 million models since its official launch in December 2017. It had been in Early Entry for 9 months previous to that, initially being obtainable for beta testers in March of the identical 12 months.
In line with the GamesIndustry report, that is the primary time PUBG Corp has launched gross sales figures since June 2018, at which level the sport had offered roughly 50 million copies. Whereas exact platform figures aren’t identified, it’s value mentioning that PUBG got here to PS4 six months after that determine was introduced, which doubtless contributed at the least partly to the additional 20 million copies offered since.
In associated information, parachute observe returned to PUBG alongside the brand new C4 in a PC patch from final month. In the meantime, PUBG’s Sanhok is being remastered, and it’s getting Warzone-style pre-customized weapons.
On that be aware, Name of Responsibility: Warzone lately obtained a brand new 200-player mode. Apparently counter-UAVs could possibly be on their technique to Warzone within the close to future, too.
It’s additionally value drawing consideration to Ubisoft’s tackle the battle royale style, Hyper Scape. It was revealed earlier this month, and is a futuristic FPS battle royale being developed by Ubisoft Montreal. When you’re curious, take a look at our Hyper Scape hands-on impressions.
It doesn’t appear that the affect of battle royales on the trade goes to lower any time quickly. In truth, it was lately confirmed that Ubisoft is rebooting its open-world pirate recreation, Cranium and Bones – which was initially proven method again at E3 2017 – and is outwardly drawing inspiration from Fortnite to make it extra aligned with a typical live-service recreation.
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