PUBG: Battlegrounds will swap to a free-to-play mannequin in January, in accordance with Krafton. The writer made the announcement at The Sport Awards 2021 on December 9, revealing that the sport would additionally supply entry to further match modes and particular in-game rewards for customers who pay for a one-time, non-recurring improve. Krafton has additionally introduced a pre-registration supply for players, together with an “invite a pal” occasion and “my PUBG play model” quiz which can all supply rewards as soon as the upcoming free-to-play recreation is launched.
Based on Krafton, PUBG, which is presently a paid recreation, shall be free-to-play for all customers beginning January 12. The sport is presently priced at Rs. 999 on Steam in India. The sport shall be free to obtain and play, however Krafton will limit some gadgets and recreation modes to paying players. Gamers who select to buy Battlegrounds Plus, a $12.99 (roughly Rs. 980) “improve” to the free model, will achieve entry to particular in-game rewards, plus ranked and customized match modes.
In the meantime, the writer will give customers who’ve already bought the sport entry to a PUBG Particular Commemorative Pack, which incorporates in-game rewards along with Battlegrounds Plus. The free-to-play model of the sport shall be accessible on PC (Steam), PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Collection S/ X, and Xbox One. Because the January 12 date approaches, Krafton has introduced three promotional occasions which players can take part in, to win in-game rewards.
The primary occasion requires customers to hyperlink their Krafton ID to their gaming platform earlier than January 12 to obtain a Highside Slick Backpack, Highside Slick High, and two Preset Slot Coupons legitimate for seven days. In the meantime, players can invite three associates earlier than January 12 to win a Highside Slick Helmet, Iron G-Coin Field, and a Bonus Reward. The final occasion, referred to as “My PUBG Play Fashion” is a quiz that grants players a PUBG: Battlegrounds spray, and 10 Contraband Coupons.
Battle royale video games have develop into in style ever since PUBG was launched in 2017, and the sport has been profitable on PC, and a cellular model of the sport arrived a 12 months later, with a free-to-play mannequin. 5 years later, Krafton says that the sport has been performed for over 14 billion hours. In the meantime, rivals like Epic Video games’ Fortnite, Name of Obligation: Warzone (together with Name of Obligation: Cellular), and Garena Free Fireplace have additionally grown in reputation over the previous few years.