PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS IS INCREDIBLY POPULAR

The Player Base for PUB Continues to Grow

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is an incredibly popular game. The Battle Royal inspired indie multiplayer game has hit some impressive milestones in its short time on Steam. All figures and charts shown in this article are from the fine folks at Steam Charts.

Below is the list we spoke about in Episode 22: BLUEBERRY DANISH FT. BOX BLURB of our podcast. This list shows the top records for concurrent players of a game, with PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS beating out massive titles like GTA 5, Left 4 Dead 2 and every other game that isn’t Dota 2, CS: GO and Fallout 4.

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4th in such a short amount of time

Here is a list taken on the morning of the 23rd of July, 2017 (AEST), which shows PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS growing numbers from March 2017. You can see a phenomenally impressive gain, with huge peak player number growth from month to month too.

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The power of positive online buzz

We chatted about our different thoughts on the game on Episode 21 of the VERSUS PLAYER podcast; PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS DIVIDES US. On Episode 22: BLUEBERRY DANISH FT. BOX BLURB, we spoke about these very impressive numbers. You can check out our podcasts here on our website or all the usual places you listen to podcasts, including iTunes.

Let us know what you think about PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS by leaving a comment below or write in to [email protected] to have your question read out and discussed.

Happy gaming!

Joe

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When not playing with the kids or pottering in the garden, Joe is jumping between console and PC gaming, watching anime or sci-fi, reading comics or seeking out a new addition for his R2 collection.

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