Sunday, September 25

PUBG doubles its players on Steam after becoming a free game

PUBG It was released 5 years ago on Steam’s early access platform, becoming in a few days a true mass phenomenon, being the first game to massively popularize the genre. battle royale creating a trend from which other great works such as Fortnite, Apex Legends The Call of Duty: Warzone.

A few days ago we told you that PUBG had decided to turn its business model around and become a free to play game, which has caused it to double its daily active players on Steam and, we suppose, that something similar is also happening on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X / S and Stadia, platforms on which you can also play completely free of charge.

If we look at the data offered by SteamDB, the number of daily PUBG players on Steam was around 300,000 with peaks sometimes of 400,000, quite good figures that allow it to be among the most played on Steam, and that since it is free they have doubled to exceed 600,000 players, having a maximum peak yesterday January 12 with 667,000 concurrent players.

These are already very serious figures that bring the game closer to the two greats of the Valve platform, CS: GO and DOTA 2Although they are still far from PUBG’s highest moment in 2018 when it reached a whopping 3.2 million simultaneous players.

PUBG buyers will have freebies

If you are a player of PUBG and you bought the game at the time, with the transition to free to play you will take the upgrading your account to Battleground Plus with a ranked mode, custom matches and other benefits, as well as having the PUBG Special Commemoration Pack available. You have all the details of these bonuses in this other news.

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