PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile Gets Worldwide Launch on iOS and Android Starting Today

The shooter sensation PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is now bringing the fight on the go, as the game's mobile version is launching today worldwide.

on March 19, 2018 5:13 PM

The survival shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds became one of the standout hits of last year and while the game is continuing to draw in a massive audience across PC and Xbox One, the next wave of new players are set to enter the battlegrounds on mobile starting today.

Developer PUBG Corps has announced that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile, which was first unveiled late last year in collaboration with Tencent, is now beginning its worldwide launch starting today on iOS and Android, including the United States, Canada, and more.

A soft-launch for the mobile version debuted in Canada a few days ago as a beta test for the mobile edition’s worldwide launch, with PUBG Corps having confirmed that the title will begin its worldwide rollout today across various regions.

Corporate VP of Tencent Chen Jerry explained in a statement that “we are very excited to launch PUBG Mobile on iOS and Android internationally,” and added that “we are working hard to create an authentic PUBG mobile experience that players new and old will love. A lot of went into controls and optimization to give players a smooth and intuitive experience.”

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is available now on PC and on Xbox One through the Game Preview Program, with the game’s mobile release starting today on iOS and Android worldwide.

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