It is inevitable to talk about the great success that the game has had PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. The essence Battle royale has come back in style with the title of BlueHole, introducing a game mode so far little exploited in the video game market. In fact, this factor is one of the keys to its success.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was in an early stage when it was released, and can now be fully enjoyed on PC. Also on Xbox One, thanks to Microsoft’s Game Preview program.
There are many games that have attracted attention in this past year 2017. If we forget about Nintendo heavyweights like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild and Super Mario Odyseey, and some great games like Horizon Zero Dawn or Person 5, one of the most successful has been PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
As we have learned through the study of Super Data Research, the game developed by BlueHole has managed to sell more than 30 million copies all over the world since the day of its launch … But without a doubt, the most relevant data is its economic collection. The game has generated a total of $ 712 million, an incredible amount for a game that has for the most part been found in «early access phase«.
In this sense, and just eight months after its launch in March, PUBG outperformed market heavyweights like Overwatch and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to thus reach the number one position. The unexpected popularity of the title made the genre Battle royale be the third largest in revenue behind action and adventure games.
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