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November 1, 2017 9:48 AM PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds finally has an Xbox One release date

Microsoft's Paris Games Week presentation has revealed that hit third-person shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be coming to the Xbox Game Preview Program on December 12th. As the word 'preview' implies, this means the game won't arrive on the console in a finished state, but will see frequent updates much as the PC version has seen while in Steam 204

October 31, 2017 6:58 PM PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds launches December 12 on Xbox One

One of PC gaming’s biggest hits is finally making the leap to consoles when PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (read my early access review) goes live on Xbox One on December 12 for $30. The unfinished battle royal shooter will launch as part of the Xbox Games Preview program, which is similar to the Early Access portal that PUBG is available through on Steam 220

October 3, 2017 8:49 AM Forza 7 Shows Why the Entire Xbox Team Needs to Hit Refresh

Forza Motorsport 7 is available now and games editor Rishi Alwani, friend of the podcast Mikhail Madnani, and host Pranay Parab have all been playing it on different machines. Rishi played Forza Motorsport 7 on a PC, Mikhail on an Xbox One S, and Pranay on the Xbox One. A large chunk of this episode, naturally, was spent talking about Forza 7. The first 64

September 29, 2017 12:50 AM One man’s journey from welfare to world’s hottest videogame

Three years ago, Brendan Greene was on welfare in his hometown of Kildare, Ireland, getting an earful from social workers about how he should stop wasting time developing free computer games. “They were telling me to look for jobs or I’ll be cut off,” says Greene. “I kind of ignored them.” Good call. The ideas he crafted in those days led to what is now the hottest 93

September 24, 2017 6:32 AM Hands-on with Xbox One X, Age of Empires Definitive Edition, and Halo Wars 2 DLC

Microsoft recently showcased its soon-to-be-released super console, and it didn’t disappoint. It’s a weird time to be a PC gamer. As much as I still love the PC platform, there’s no denying the cost investment required to flip games up to that rarefied Ultra setting. And then there’s 4K to consider on top of that. I recently priced a desktop upgrade 88

September 22, 2017 4:21 PM PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Team Concerned with Fortnite’s Battle Royale Mode, Considering ‘Further Action’

It's no surprise that the exceedingly popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' (PUBG) battle royale formula would be subject to developers imitating it. After all, with its concurrent player base overtaking Dota 2 for a spell, it was just a matter of time. What is surprising, is how developer Bluehole has reacted to it after Gears of War and Unreal creator 58

September 22, 2017 2:59 PM PUBG Dev Threatens "Further Action" As It Takes Issue With "Similarities" In Fortnite's New Mode

"We have also noticed that Epic Games references PUBG ... This was never discussed with us and we don't feel that it's right." Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene invented the battle royale game mode long before he turned it into a standalone game with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. But for all of the battle royale mods and games that exist, PUBG has been far more successful 113

September 22, 2017 2:13 PM 'Battlegrounds' Dev Threatens Action Against 'Fortnite' For Copying Game

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' publisher Bluehole is unhappy that Epic Games is rolling out a battle royale mode for its own Fortnite game and says it is contemplating "further action" for "replicating the experience for which PUBG is known." “We’ve had an ongoing relationship with Epic Games throughout PUBG’s development as they are the creators of (Unreal 70

August 20, 2017 7:31 PM Microsoft will be the publisher of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds when it comes to Xbox

The company will provide developer Bluehole with more resources We’ve know since E3 that the hugely popular survival shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is coming to Xbox One later this year as a timed exclusive. But “PlayerUnknown” himself, game designer Brendan Greene, says Microsoft Studios is now the official publisher of the console version of the game. That means 52

August 1, 2017 5:13 AM PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds officially more popular than every non-Valve game on Steam

Look out CS:GO, PlayerUnknown is coming to get you. In news that's sure to surprise no one at all, the monstrously popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has parachuted into Steam's record books by boasting the highest peak player count of any game not attached to the Valve name. During the month of July, PUBG's concurrent player count hit a whopping 37