Bengaluru, Jan 12: South Korean video game developer Krafton on Tuesday announced that its battle royale game PUBG: Battlegrounds is now free-to-play (F2P) on PC and consoles.
With the game's transition to F2P, it introduces Battlegrounds Plus, an optional premium account upgrade that allows players to access a variety of new and exclusive in-game features.
"This F2P transition, which was initially announced last month at The Game Awards (TGA), marks the start of a new era for the globally popular battle royale game," the company said in a statement. OnePlus 10 Pro With Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, 120Hz AMOLED Display, 80W Fast Charging Launched; Prices, Features & Specifications.
While all new players will start with a basic account that offers access to most game features, they can upgrade to Battlegrounds Plus for a one-time fee of $12.99 and gain access to several features.
In addition to the F2P transition, update 15.2 is now live in PUBG: Battlegrounds.
The new update introduces Tactical Gear, a new category of in-game items that provide new and existing players with various options for improving their in-game performances that do not involve pure gunplay.
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