Haven’t heard of PUBG yet? Where are you living? Under the rocks? PUBG has undoubtedly become one of the sensations among the teens. To stigmatize the game as per one age group or gender would be wrong, for you can see everyone busy playing PUBG these days. And for every one of you believing that PUBG is just for mobile. No, PUBG isn’t only limited to mobile, and there are professional gamers too for the PUBG game. It has taken the entire nation by storm, and you just cannot help yourself from adoring the game.
What is PUBG?
PUBG is an efficient online game and is known as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. It is the online multiplayer battle game, and at once about 100 gamers can take part in the game. Although Battle Royale is the inspiration, the game also follows the ways of the gaming technology. The active players are required to land on an island and look for the weapons and kill the people with those. The players are required to kill others so that they can survive. More than anything, this battleground game is about survival. The game has a safe zone which keeps on decreasing over time. In order to survive, you need to stick to the safe area. The last surviving player gets to win the game.
Apart from individual players, duo and teams can also play the game. The game has a Red zone from time to time. The airplane drops the bombs during this time, and one needs to escape it in order to survive and stand the winning chance. The game being launched in March 2017, gained extreme popularity over the time by December 2017. The game is available for Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Android and iOS platforms.
The game was launched in Microsoft Windows completely during December 20, 2017, and it launched in Android iOS during 9 February 2019. However, it gained full access for the Android platform during 19 March 2018 and got completely access in the Xbox One platform during 4 September 2018. The game has however experienced a recent release for the PlayStation 4 platform during 7 December 2018. Immediately after the release of the game over the major platforms, it became one of the best selling games of all time by June 2018. Moreover, three million players are active on the Steam platform for the game. Due to its extreme popularity, the game has also received the Game of the Year awards for various reasons.
Maps and Gameplay of PUBG
PUBG is a multiplayer shooter game that holds a hundred players playing at a time from different parts of the world. The game being about survival, the fighters battle till the end time to win the game. You can either go as the solo, duo or in a team of four players. Either the individual or the whole team gets the chance to win the game.
The initial stage of the game has some time and then eventually when the game begins, the players jump from the plane in any one of the four maps. All the maps have their own sizes each divided into the different sections. The players get to determine the best time when they get to jump. One of the best things about the game is that it has customizing options where the players get to wear different customized clothes. However, if you do not have the gear, it does not affect your overall gameplay. On landing, the players can choose from the different spaces such as buildings, ghost towns to collect the weapons, equipment, medical kits, the bags of different level and even more.
The different perspectives of the game have their own advantage, and the players can choose to play from anything they want. Once any player is killed, another player can choose to loot the equipment and bag of the killed player.
With each month, the map keeps shrinking to any random area, and once the player is caught out the safe-zone, their power keeps decreasing. However, if the player did not make it to the safe zone in time, they will eventually die after losing all their powers and blood. Medicare kits are also available so that the players can apply it to fix their injury. The confiding map increases the chances of encounters and eventually increases the interest areas of the game. At a certain time of the game, the plane comes dropping bombs into certain areas known as the “Red Zone.” Anyone caught in the Red Zone needs to survive it to win the game. The flying plane also drops random boxes referred to as “Drop.”
Currently, there are four major maps for PUBG supporting all the gameplays:
- The Russian Map or Erangel
- Central American sand map or Miramar
- The Adriatic island snow or Vikendi
- The Southeast Asian forest map or Sahnok
Weapons of PUBG
The PUBG weapons or guns are undoubtedly one of the most loved by everyone in the game. Some are the best, while some are below average. The sniper with a different range in PUBG is considered to be some of the best weapons. Some of the prominent weapons in PUBG include AKM, AWM, M249, Vector, Tommy Gun, SKS, Kar98, Groza, UMP-9, DP-28, SCAR-L, M-49, Flare Gun, Mini 14, M24 and more. Sawed off, P92, P1911, R1895, and Crossbow are some of the worst weapons of PUBG.
Vehicles of PUBG
Out of all, one just cannot miss out on the vehicles of PUBG because after all, it is the one that will help you to survive, in case you are stuck in an emergency, such as escaping from an enemy or escaping the Blue zone. UAZ is one of the best available PUBG vehicle, available in two modes, the open top, and the closed top. Dacia 1300 is yet another very famous vehicle of PUBG. Mirado, Pickup Truck, Van, Aquarail, Buggy and PG-117 are some of the famous vehicles for the game. The game even has a motorcycle, one with sidecar and one without it for the players.
In the current PUBG updates for the month of January, the players saw an introduction of a lot of new things which surely did take everyone by surprise. The new update for the month of January saw the introduction of snow map which really was a thrilling experience. In fact, the teaser in which the map update was shown proved to be a great experience and the people could not just hold their excitement about it. However, this is not the end, and there are a lot of things that the new update gives us the hope for.
The news of the new updates shows that there will new weapons, vehicles such as auto rickshaws and more. But above all, what really is surprising is the introduction of dragons and zombies. This will only contribute to increasing the interest of the game.
PUBG Mobile Awards
The game has won a number of awards over the time. Apart from that, it has also received a nomination in different areas. Recently, the game won the “Best Multiplayer Game” and “PC Game of the Year” during the 35th Golden Joystick Awards. Back in 2017, the game won the “Game of the Year award too. After its release in 2017, the game had won “Best PC Game,” “Best Spectator Game” and “Best Multiplayer” for the IGN Best of 2017 Awards.
Designed by Brendan Greene, it seems that PUBG may have surpassed the popularity of Fortnite Game. It is one of the best online multiplayer of the generation. Haven’t tried it, yet? You definitely should, now.