PUBG: Battlegrounds Has Grown By 80,000 Players Each Day Since Going Free-to-Play


Following PUBG: Battlegrounds formally going free-to-play on January 12, 2022, dad or mum corporate Krafton has published that it has constantly noticed a “stable influx of greater than 80,000 new customers according to day.”

The figures had been detailed in Krafton's initial profits announcement for the primary part of 2022, the place it additionally shared that “reasonable income according to person (ARPU) throughout all platforms higher greater than 20% QoQ.” It additionally famous that global markets out of doors of South Korea accounted for 94% of PUBG's income all the way through Q2 2022.

PUBG Cell has additionally been appearing smartly for Krafton, because it recently ranks “2d in gross sales amongst world cell video games” and helped power the corporate's cell industry income to $550.7 million.

The profits announcement additionally mentioned a few of Krafton's upcoming video games, together with Unknown Global's new IP this is set in a “sci-fi international that includes imaginative turn-based gameplay,” Putting Distance Studios’ The Callisto Protocol, and a recently untitled sport venture in line with the Korean fable novel, The Chook That Beverages Tears.

In our evaluate of the free-to-play model of PUBG: Battlegrounds, we stated that its “distinctive focal point on huge zones and practical simulation stay a large number of a laugh, even though its novelty wore off years in the past.”

For extra on PUBG: Battlegrounds, take a look at the most recent additions that arrived in Patch 19.1, incluing the MP9, Pillar Safety Automotive, Blue Chip Detector, Folded Defend, Ranked Season 19, and extra. You'll be able to additionally take a look at the crossover with Murderer's Creed.

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