PUBG or PlayerUnknown’s Battleground is a blood sport, high fidelity battle royale game developed and published by PUBG Corporation. It is a player vs player action game where up to a hundred players fight in a last man standing death match. The game starts with a hundred players sky dive into an island, scavenge for gears and equipments and race to kill as many until there’s just one left. With its semi realistic style of gameplay, the craze resulted to having the game released not just for PC, but for Android, iOS, and Xbox One too.
The game has received generally favorable response. Making US$11m in the first three days of release, and exceeding $34m in April 2017, it was one of the highest grossing revenue games for the month, exceeding that of Overwatch and CS: GO. Even when the game is faily new, it has been nominated several times and awarded “Best PC Game”, “Best Multiplayer”, and “Best Spectator Game” at the IGN Best of 2017 Awards to name a few.
Games Like PUBG
While PlayerUnknown’s Battleground is still growing its popularity, it doesn’t hurt to check other games of the same genre out there. Here’s a list of some of the games similar to PUBG.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
First Games Like PUBG was Call of Duty A new and upcoming multiplayer first-person shooter game developed by Treyarch scheduled to be released worldwide on the 12th of October 2018. It features well known locations from Black Ops multiplayer that everyone loves. Unlike previous titles of this series, this is the only one that does not feature single player mode. Zombies have also returned as the coop multiplayer mode for Black Ops 4. It has more options for customization that allows more personalized play styles. A trailer just came out for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and it finally shed light on the different modes available.
H1Z1: King of the Kill
Second Games Like PUBG was H1Z1: King of the kill After more than a couple of years of being an early access for Microsoft Windows, H1Z1: King of the Kill finally was released as a free-to-play game in February 2018, in PlayStation 4 by August of the same year, and Xbox One still yet to be announced. Up to a hundred fifty players can match up against each other in this battle royale game. They can choose to play in solo, duo or in groups of five with the sole objective of being the final person or team in the end. Fight for power-ups to equip your squad and upgrade your ride.
Rules of Survival
Third Games Like PUBG was Rules of Survival. This game just like much of battle royale games out there follows the PUBG format. You skydive from a plane, run around to hit anyone you aren’t in a team with, pick up loots and survive. There are about 119 enemies in the map, all of whom has the same goals as you have. They are also following the one rule in this game which is to kill or be killed. This free-to-play multiplayer online battle royale game now claims to have more than 150 million players registered worldwide. However, just like any games with budding popularity, the game has experienced legal battles after PUBG Corporation alleged that it has infringed PUBG’s copyright.
Fortnite Battle Royale
Fourth Games Like PUBG Fortnite Battle Royal. This free-to-play battle royale game comes in different software packages having separate game modes that otherwise share the same gameplay and engine. The game modes have; Fortnite: Save the World, a cooperative shooter survival game of up to four players fighting off zombies and defend objects with fortifications they can build. Here, 100 gamers bout in gradually smaller spaces and be the last person standing. Although both modes were released 2017, Save The World was only available for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Battle Royale on the other hand was available for those platforms plus Nintendo Switch, iOS and Android devices.
Fifth Games Like PUBG was The Culling Released in 2017, The Culling was initially popular however, in the wake of PUBG and Fortnite, its fame waned a little. Amid the popularity of Fortnite though, Xaviant, the publisher and developer of The Culling announced a sequel, The Culling 2. Sadly, with not much players for full matches, the sequel had to be pulled out resulting to The Culling being adapted as a free-to-lay title.
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