PUBG leaves Xbox Game Preview on September 4

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 21 August 2018 17:37 GMT

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will exit Xbox Game Preview next month.

It was announced during Microsoft’s gamescom 2018 presentation today PUBG version 1.0 will release in September.

The team will continue to enhance the game and provide new content.

A list of what to expect from PUBG on Xbox One, straight from Microsoft, follows:

  • The Sanhok map: Inspired by the islands across Southeast Asia, Sanhok is a 4×4 compact battleground. The map might be smaller, but the battles won’t be, with speedier games and circle dynamics that have been adjusted to bring battles to a dramatic finish more quickly. Sanhok will introduce all-new weapons and vehicles in addition to the debut of dynamic weather changes for the first time on Xbox One.
  • War Mode: A deathmatch-style battle royale gaming experience where players hunt each other in a static zone, respawning you back in with a parachute and weapons if you’re killed. Teams get points with kills and reviving teammates, and the team that reaches certain points in the game wins the battle. War Mode will make its hands-on debut on Xbox One at gamescom 2018 in a can’t-miss experience in the Xbox booth.
  • Achievements: These will carry over from Xbox Game Preview to Full Product Release.
    In-game currency to purchase cosmetics, Event Pass: Sanhok: Allows players to open up more missions, more levels, and tons of permanent rewards on the Sanhok map, and more.

More information will be shared closer to release. The game will be available digitally and on disc at retail, the latter of which will  ship with in-game DLC. It features a collection of clothing and accessories inspired by Xbox brand colors.

Current owners of the game, and new players who purchase the game digitally, can download the set beginning September 4  for a limited time from the in-game lobby. If you already own PUBG on Xbox One you will receive a content update with all new content and features detailed above in addition to the cosmetic set.

A PUBG Limited Edition Xbox One Controller will also be released and is available for pre-order today and it will be released on October 30 for $69.99  with “exclusive DLC themed on the controller design.” More on that in the weeks to come, apparently.

PUBG will see a full release on Xbox One September 4.



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