Player Unknown's Battlegrounds gets Android soft-launch in Canada


PC battle royale game Player Unknown's Battlegrounds has been available for Android in China for several months now and it seems to be one step close to a global release. As of today, the game is available to download and play in Canada, but keep in mind it's just a beta version so you might encounter bugs or glitches.

In case you don't know, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds is a third-person multiplayer shooter where you fight other players in a battle for survival. At the start of the game, a hundred players get dropped from a plane on a randomly generated island. The game ends when there is only one player alive. Beware – becoming the sole survivor is not an easy task, so you might (and probably will) need to use some of the weapons, armors, and vehicles scattered around the island.

The mobile version of PUBG claims to be as close to the original as it can. It will use the same Unreal 4 Engine and an identical in size 8 by 8 kilometer map, but there will be one significant difference – the game will be free-to-play on Android, whereas on PC you have to buy it for $29.99. Unfortunately, we don't know whether or not the game will have an iOS version, but as it stands right now, PUBG: Mobile is only available on Android. Also, we don't know if cross-platform play will be available, so keep an eye on that one, too.

Player Unknown's Battlegrounds' biggest rival on the market, Fortnite, has also launched a mobile version, but it's still in closed beta.

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3 Comments

1. PootisMan

Posts: 266; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

It's already available on iOS.

2. LikeMyself

Posts: 631; Member since: Sep 23, 2013

About time. I hope global release is soon

3. vliang86

Posts: 337; Member since: Oct 05, 2015

It runs perfectly on my Samsung S9 Plus!!! I got to 5th place in my first game!

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