Game Studio Bluehole recently announced that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has sold over 10 million of copies. The game has been one of the biggest hits of 2017, It was launched into Early Access on March 23, 2017.
That’s a pretty big achievement for a game that is still in early access. Previously PUBG defeated CS:GO and Dota 2 in concurrent player count. It has also set a new record for peak concurrent users with more than 970,000 which was highlighted by officials at Gamescom 2017.
10 MILLION SOLD! Never did I think we would reach such a number! Thank you all for your continuing support of the @PUBATTLEGROUNDS team <3
— PLAYERUNKNOWN (@PLAYERUNKNOWN) September 5, 2017
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS drops players on a huge island with a play area of 8 x 8 km with beautiful visuals that showcase Unreal Engine 4’s capabilities. A player drops in the zone with nothing, They have to fight for their lives, locate weapons, vehicles and supplies as they strive to get the chicken dinner.
Chang Han Kim Vice President and Executive Producer for Bluehole stated that :
“It is amazing and gratifying to see the love and support the passionate fans have shown to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds”