PUBG Corporation has announced PUBG Battlegrounds is going free-to-play in January 2022, with some content becoming available as in-game purchases.
While PUBG Battlegrounds is going free-to-play on January 12th, 2022, the game will become entirely free-to-play on Windows PC (via Steam, Stadia), Xbox One, and PlayStation 4.
Users will be able to purchase a one-time $12.99 for an “account upgrade,” and users that purchased the game will get a “PUBG Special Commemorative Pack”, which includes Battlegrounds Plus and more in-game items.
Here’s a rundown on what to expect with PUBG: Battlegrounds going free-to-play:
After the free-to-play service transition is made, PUBG: Battlegrounds will be free for anyone to play! Players will start off with a Basic account and this allows access to most of the game features. However, please note that certain features are limited to Battlegrounds Plus accounts such as Ranked Mode, Creating and playing Custom Match, etc. You can also get new items when upgrading to Battlegrounds Plus.
Battlegrounds Plus rewards includes Captain’s Camo Hat, Mask, Gloves and Bonus 1300 G-COIN.
Rewards & Benefits: Existing Players
It wouldn’t have been possible for us to come all this way without all our players who have supported and played our game since the initial release. To show how much we appreciate the support, all players who have owned and played PUBG: Battlegrounds before the free-to-play service transition will automatically receive a PUBG – Special Commemorative Pack, which consists of Battlegrounds Plus upgrade and various rewards. All these will automatically apply to your account after the free-to-play service conversion.
PUBG – Special Commemorative Pack includes Battlegrounds Plus, Costume skin set, Shackle and Shanks Legacy – Pan and new Nameplate.
Pre-Registration and more Events
Can’t wait to play PUBG for free? Don’t forget to visit our free-to-play pre-registration website where you can take home tons of rewards just by participating!
We have prepared many events that you can enjoy while you wait. You can earn limited items throughout Pre-registration Event, Invite a Friend Event, and My PUBG Play Style event. Visit our website and find more details!
Pre-Registration Website: http://pre-reg.pubg.com/
Free-to-play event rewards
Includes Highside Slick skin and weapon set.
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