PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a well known multiplayer battle royal game that developed and published by PUBG Corporation. It was released in 2017 and became a worldwide popular, particularly in Asia. This is a video game that up to 100 players parachute onto an island, scavenge for weapons, ammo, and other useful supplies. Those players must battle it out to be the last person or team standout. The PUBG map is large at the beginning of the game. Then the playing area shrinks over time, forcing the players to get closer in proximity and increases the intensity of the battles.

Players can choose to play solo, in duos, or in squads up to 4 players. PUBG features both first-person and third-person perspectives and has different modes, such as arcade, training, and custom matches. As the time pass, the graphics of the game became better and more realistic. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is also on esports game list that allow players and team competing for prize pool for domestic tournaments and international competition around the world.

How to play PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a popular online game that can be played in pair, team or solo. Basically, you need to download and install the game base on your preference platform. It’s available on PC, Xbox, PlayStation and Mobile devices including Androids&IOS. After that, you’ll need to create an account if you don’t have one in order to play PUBG. Here are some simple steps to start your gameplay:

  • Choose a game mode: PUBG offers different game modes, including Solo, Duo, and Squad. Choose the game mode that you want to play.
  • Choose a map: PUBG has several maps to choose from. Select the map you wish to play on.
  • Choose your character: Select your character, or avatar, that you will play as.
  • Start the game: Once you have selected your game mode, map, and character, start the game.
  • Parachute onto the map: You will start the game by parachuting onto the map. Choose a landing spot that you think will give you an advantage.
  • Gather weapons and supplies: Once you land on the map, you will need to gather weapons and supplies. Look for buildings and other locations where you can find items.
  • Survive: The goal of PUBG is to be the last person or team standing. You will need to survive by avoiding other players and killing them if necessary.
  • Move to the safe zone: As the game progresses, a safe zone will be designated on the map. You will need to move to this safe zone to avoid being killed by the shrinking blue zone.
  • Be the Winner: The ultimate goal is to be the last player or team standing, so keep playing until the end.

Don’t worry if you die at the beginning of your PUBG, as you play more the game, your game skill also develops along with strategies and tactics increasing the winning chance.

PUBG esports tournaments

PUBG is one of the esports categories that happens to be in every international tournament. Here are some big PUBG tournaments and its prize pool with the date for 2023:

  • Peacekeeper Elite League Spring 2023: from 09 Feb- 22 April with prize pool of ¥17,120,000 CNY (≃ $2,486,129 USD).
  • PUBG Mobile World Invitational 2023: in July 2023 in Saudi Arabia.
  • PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2023: from Nov – Dec 2023, in Turkey.
  • SEA Esports Championship 2023
  • PUBG Global Series 2023
  • PUBG WEEKLY SERIES: from 24 Mar- 26 Mar in North America, South America with the prize pool of $95,000
  • PUBG EMEA Championship: in Europe and Middle East for the Spring prize pool is $100,000 from 24 to 26 March 2023
  • PUBG Asia Super Cup 2023: in Asia with prize pool of $100,000
  • PUBG Champions League 2023: in China with prize pool of $434,295.