"It all depends on the community."
It's not quite full building destruction yet, but PUBG is taking a step in that direction.
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In the wake of recent departures in Mixer's leadership team, Shroud is following Ninja to Microsoft's streaming platform.
Season 5 will focus on improving PUBG's second map and adds a number of new features, including the ability to toss items and melee weapons.
The consoles are going to crossover, but PC doesn't get an invite.
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Coping with trauma by starting a death-game island.
Glen Schofield is leading PUBG Corp's new Striking Distance development studio.
This is our PUBG beginner's guide, detailing all the essential tips you need to know for the PC, PS4, and Xbox One versions.
Earn levels on your favorite weapon and get in-game cosmetics.
This is going to end well.
Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene is doing something new within PUBG Corp.
Even apocalyptic battlezones need a makeover sometimes.
Assassin's Creed Odyssey, and Skyrim VR, and Grand Theft Auto 5 also took home awards.
PUBG Corp doesn't want to end up in a gambling situation like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
No waiting around if everyone's dead already.
PUBG's new smaller map makes for a more chaotic, faster experience.
From Far Cry to something like Far Cry.
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Looking good on the battlefield takes dedication. Tons of it.
The team makes a change to aiming, calls the pistol a melee weapon, and optimizes some server issues.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Xbox One is rushing after its big brother.
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Intellectual property battlegrounds.
Today, it's all about squad goals on PUBG, but on PC this time!
Japan owns a huge chunk of Kat's favorite games of 2017.
The team behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is still trying to solve several server problems.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has reached its 1.0 version.
There's a reason that some PC games like Path of Exile are exclusive to the Xbox One right now.
Digital Foundry finds a rough port on Xbox One.
Let's kick the tires and see how PUBG does on Xbox One.
Microsoft confirms that the PUBG Xbox One Game Preview will receive a trial once player concurrency and server stability are optimized.
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Streamers are playing PUBG Xbox right now.
It was a packed night of reveals at The Game Awards. Here are all the announcements!
PUBG Corp is giving players a special treat launch of the 1.0 launch.
This seems like an idea fraught with peril.
The Gears of War 4 devs helped bring PUBG to the Xbox One.
Players will have to resort to different tactics on this map.
Cosmetic items are all on the table though.
Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene confirmed a higher FPS on the Xbox One X.
PUBG Corp. is partnering with Tencent to bring PUBG to China.
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We have an idea of what the minimap will look like.
There is in fact a line to be drawn between Early Access and full release.
Vaulting and climbing sure, but damage changes and ballistic changes will also shake things up.
Here's how to vote for your favorite games.
The Xbox One version is coming in December, but PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is still making money.
4K and the desert map will arrive at a later date.
Fortnite Battle Royale split the community in two, and it's like night and day.
What happens when man is without coffee and chicken?
Another milestone for PUBG is within reach.
If the deal is extended, Xbox could be the exclusive console home to PUBG through mid-2018.
Chinese players are reporting an in-game ad for a VPN in their lobbies.
Bluehole creates a new subsidiary for its hit title.
The hunger for battle royale games is real.
Yet it does have a strength: it's free and on consoles now.
Fortnite: Battle Royale is here and it does have one great idea.
Turns out the Netflix for video games is just video games.
Bluehole feels Fortnite is a bridge too far.
Square Enix will focus on games as services.
A little test to see if cross-platform is viable for PUBG on the Xbox One
The mode will be both a standalone release and free-to-play.
Here's all the best community highlights from Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, including killstreaks, vehicle explosions, and epic finishers.
Over 150,000 hackers have been served a kick in the pants.
Campo Santo is urging other developers to join them.
Luckily for Greene they were mistaken.
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds continues to take the top spot on Steam.
While it shares some similarities, the play is the thing.
This wasn't in the cards, so we draw a new card completely.
The Battle Royale craze spreads to GTA with Motor Wars
The battle royale has expanded outside of the game itself.
Caty and Mike hunt for the elusive chicken dinner.
As the first Battlegrounds Invitational kicks off at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, we assess the familiar layout of the competition.
Creator Brendan Greene gives players another sneak peek at the upcoming map.
The weekly and monthly patches won't be coming as quickly as they have up until now.
Soon, waist-high walls won't be your worse enemy in Battlegrounds
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Some complete outfits are as steep as $1,800.
Caty takes Mike to class, showing him the finer art of PUBG.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Creative Director wants the map to have the identity of a Russian or Crimean island.
Talking to the known player himself Brendan Greene about the influences of Battle Royale, and the future of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.
Let's imagine that everyone is getting in on the action.
The Crate and Key system isn't going anywhere, but will hopefully be improved.
Bluehole's Battle Royal game is bringing an entire genre to life.
Gamescom is hosting the first PUBG esports tournament.
Battlegrounds also surpassed Grand Theft Auto 5 in terms of concurrent players.
FOV Sliders will be implemented in the next monthly update.
Just a couple months past the promised release date.
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But controls remain an issue.
Plus, you can now watch the calming, peaceful sunset.
Developers are adjusting spawn rates for the first time.
Thanks to fan-made "zombie" matches, an actual zombie mode is on its way.
Fog will discourage snipers.
And they got to the top ten multiple times!
Can't wait to get sniped while popping a sick flip.
Introducing a new weekly, as-of-yet untitled column from Caty, featuring games and whatever else.
Bluehole's survival shooter is seeing a good deal of success.
The all-new frying pan meta is incoming.
Bluepoint is getting fairly aggressive with improvements to its battle royale game.
Let's be honest, I'd die within the first week.