PUBG is going to be free-to-play officially from 12 January onwards. The game is an emotion for most of the players as it is the sole one that took the battle royale community to new heights.
As the game is soon going to be free-to-play, the devs have also opened up a registration process to sign up for the free membership. The brand new 15.2 patch update will also be one of the major aspects to look up to.
Aside from its excellent execution, the pricing has been a big factor in PUBG’s popularity. It has a suggested retail price of $29.99/999. Since its introduction, the game has been regularly discounted by 50%, ensuring a continual influx of new players.
With a choice made by PUBG: Battlegrounds at the end of 2021, the game might grow to be greater than ever in the months ahead.
This article shares every important piece of information that a player should know before playing PUBG’s new free-to-play version on 12 January.
PUBG free-to-play version: Registration process, features, and more
How can players pre-register for PUBG free-to-play service?
To pre-register to the free-to-play service, players must first sign in or sign up with their Krafton ID. They must link their KRAFTON ID to platform account(s) before participating in the events. After linking, players can follow these simple steps to pre-register:
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
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.
PUBG Pre-registration rewards:
- 1 Highside Slick Lv. 1 Backpack Item
- 1 Highside Slick T-Shirt Item
- 1 Preset Slot Coupon (7 Days)
Here are the rules that players must follow while doing the pre-registrations:
- You must link your KRAFTON ID to your platform accounts (PC/Xbox/PlayStation®/etc) to receive the event rewards. The KRAFTON ID you used for pre-registration will automatically receive the rewards once you access the game after maintenance on January 12, 2022. Current players who already have their KRAFTON IDs linked will automatically receive their rewards after maintenance on January 12, 2022.
- Your rewards will be available in the CUSTOMIZE menu.
- If your account is linked to multiple platforms, the rewards will be sent to every platform account.
- You will not be able to receive rewards if you do not access the game and link your KRAFTON ID to your platform account(s) by March 31, 2022, 11:59 PM (UTC).
Features in PUBG free-to-play version
As far as it has been known, the free-to-play version will be implementing the 15.2 patch update of PUBG. Here are some of the major features that will appear in PUBG’s free-to-play version:
- Drone & Tablet | 300m radius | 35 HP
- EMT Gear | spawns with 10 bandages | heal allies
- ACTION QUEUING
- ON-SCREEN PINGS
- Slower DBNO bleed time
- Win94 flip-scope
- VSS canted-sight slot
- New Mode: Tutorials & Training Mode update
Users can read the full detailed patch note review here: PUBG 15.2 official Patch Notes revealed: Full list of upcoming features explained