PUBG will officially be free-to-play on all platforms: Confirmed release date, pre-registration, and more

There is finally some good news for PC game lovers as a few days ago, PUBG officially declares that it is going to be a free-to-play game on all platforms.

The game will be redesigned with some updates which also hints towards the fact that it might be the most awaited ‘PUBG-2’ title. The developers also shared the confirmed release date and pre-registration announcements.

Check out all the details regarding the game’s pre-registration and confirmed release date further below in this article.

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PUBG, to officially become a free-to-play game in 2022

PUBG has gained a household reputation in the gaming community since its introduction in early 2017. The notion of a battle royale existed in movies and fiction, but PUBG was the first prominent game adaption of the idea. When it first came out, it completely dominated the gaming industry.

Both the battle royale environment and the game have grown and extended to more platforms since then. The smartphone version is one of the most popular games on the market.  Overall, PUBG is more than simply a video game; it has become a brand, and it is frequently used as a synonym for the battle royale genre itself.

Confirmed release date of the free version of PUBG

PUBG is about to offer a fantastic new year’s present, especially for people who have always wanted to receive the full experience on a PC but couldn’t afford to buy the game. The game will be fully free to play on all platforms beginning January 12, 2022.

This implies that all modes and features in the game will be available to all players at no additional cost. The creators made the announcement at The Game Awards 2021, which sparked a social media frenzy.

PUBG currently has a quoted price of Rs. 999/$29.99 on Steam, however, it regularly goes on sale with a customary 50% discount off the advertised price.

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How to pre-register for the free-to-play PUBG version?

Players can simply pre-register by following these steps provided below:

Step 1: Head to the PUBG’s official webpage

Step 2: Click on “Event 01 Free-to-Play Pre-Registration”

Step 3: Click on “Sign In and Pre-Register”

Step 4: Log in to your Krafton account or create a new one

Step 5: Now you need to sync your Krafton account with the platform account (Steam/PSN/Xbox) that you’re going to play PUBG on.

The syncing process will be done when the game releases as free-to-play. So, you will need to log in to the game with the Krafton ID that you pre-registered on.

While fans may always argue about which battle royale game is the greatest, having a rival free offering can disrupt any business. Even if the premium product is of higher quality, a free product will attract more players, even if it will fail to maintain the majority of them.

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It is no different for PUBG since the battle royale industry has changed. With such fierce competition, PUBG’s decision to go free-to-play will almost certainly attract a large number of new players. Even gamers who have left the game may return if their acquaintances and friends decide to check it out.

Overall, the choice revealed at The Game Awards is thrilling, and it will be interesting to watch how the tale progresses from here on out.

Read the full patch notes here:  PUBG New State December patch notes details

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