PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is celebrating turning into one of many ‘world’s most performed video games this yr’ by knocking a 3rd off the worth of the PC model of the sport on Steam.
Which means you may get a slice of the battle royale motion for $19.99 within the US (round AU$27), moderately than $29.99, or £18.08 within the UK moderately than £26.99. That’s for the total recreation, though the provide is barely obtainable for a restricted time – till July 5 – so that you need to act sooner moderately than later.
It’s the primary time that PUBG has been on sale with Steam, and the exact main milestone being celebrated is that there are actually over 400 million of us who’ve performed the sport in whole throughout all platforms, together with cell. Some 227 million gamers are actively partaking of PUBG each month, with 87 million participating each day.
The provide comes forward of the launch of a brand new PUBG map, Sanhok, which can be out on June 22. It is a extra compact setting, which ought to make for tense battles, and a brand new weapon can be made obtainable at the side of the recent map.
Developer PUBG Company famous that over 50 million models of PUBG have been bought throughout the PC and Xbox One up to now, and clearly with this worth discount it’s hoping to increase the participant base additional.
And it is maybe additionally hoping to take a number of the limelight off Fortnite, which has been grabbing loads of headlines of late – though whenever you take a look at the ranks of gamers, it solely (ahem) has 125 million of them registered, with 40 million taking part in each month.