SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PUBG Corporation (PUBG Corp.), publishers of the trailblazing battle royale title PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), announced today that over four-hundred million total players worldwide have played PUBG across all platforms (Steam, kakao, DMM, Xbox One, Mail.Ru, iOS and Android) to date, engaging more than 227 million players monthly, making it one of the most played games in the world. To celebrate the milestone, PUBG will be discounted for the first time on Steam starting today for a limited time, priced at $19.99, welcoming new fans to join the worldwide gaming phenomenon.
“We are genuinely humbled by the ongoing success and growth of PUBG,” said CH Kim, CEO, PUBG Corp. “We are not resting on our laurels though, as we continue to focus on performance and content updates for current players to enjoy, and look to our future as we aspire to deliver the signature PUBG experience to a broader gaming audience, worldwide.”
Since its early access release in March 2017 and official worldwide release in December 2017, PUBG has garnered critical accolades and grown a thriving player community, while delivering a multitude of new modes, maps, and features. In addition to the over 50 million total units of PUBG sold across PC and Xbox One, PUBG draws over 87 million players each day into action-packed battle royale survival and combat monthly.
In commemoration of this landmark moment, starting today for a limited time, the full version of PUBG for PC on Steam is on sale for $19.99, a 33.33% reduction from the game’s regular price. This limited-time offer gives players the opportunity to immerse themselves into the full PUBG experience, including classic maps Erangel and Miramar and all-new Sanhok, launching on June 22. PUBG on Steam is available at https://store.steampowered.com/app/578080/PLAYERUNKNOWNS_BATTLEGROUNDS/.
About PUBG Corporation (PUBG Corp.)
PUBG Corp., an affiliate company of Bluehole Inc., began as Bluehole Ginno Games, Inc. in 2009 and later renamed to PUBG Corp. in 2017. PUBG Corp. is the publisher and developer of the 2017 blockbuster battle royale video game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), on multiple platforms. Since its release, PUBG has received worldwide acclaim, achieving seven Guinness World Records and winning multiple game awards worldwide.
Headquartered in Korea, PUBG Corp. has six operational offices globally across North America, Europe, Japan, China. With the goal of developing PUBG as a global franchise, the company is currently undertaking a number of projects including esports, product licensing, and more. For more information about PUBG Corp., please visit www.playbattlegrounds.com.