Bluehole Inc, the original developers of PUBG, launched the game with zero dollars allocated to budgeting. PUBG’s grand success came purely off of community-driven hype and word of mouth.
PUBG PC was developed by PUBG Corporation under BlueHole. Later on, after seeing its popularity Tencent Games reached out to them and developed a similar game for mobile.
PlayerUnknown is a real person. The mystery man behind the iconic Battle Royale goes by the name of Brendan Greene.
In the very beginning of PUBG, water was bulletproof. Players could easily escape from gunfire by swimming under the water.
Erangel is the very first and the primary map in PUBG. And The name Erangel was inspired by the creator Brendan Greene’s daughter Eryn. So combining ‘Eryn’ with ‘Angel’ gives us the name Erangel.
Cheating is never tolerated in PUBG. People who allegedly cheated in the game have been banned for as much as 100 years! Basically, cheating is defined as using inappropriate programs, bug abuse, etc.
Currently, PUBG holds the world record for the most simultaneously played game of all time. The game hit 3,106,358 people playing games simultaneously in December 2017. After that, the game broke its own record in the month of September.
PUBG was their first encounter with the phrase “Winner Winner Chicken Dinner”. The origin of Winner Winner Chicken Dinner is said to have been established back in the 1930s. At the time, the standard bet in a casino was $2, just enough to afford a chicken dinner.
Many people wonder why they find so many bots inside of the game. These AI-generated bots are there by design to prop up a new player’s confidence in the game. Till level 10 most players are made to play with mostly bots inside of the map. The game slowly removes them as the players gain experience.
PUBG consists of many fictitious places and buildings, however, it also consists of many real-life buildings including the School, which is from the infamous Chernobyl, Russia. The Shelter is the abandoned storage of nuclear weapons, at Feodosia – Ukraine. Ruins are based in the Mountains of Dagestan, Russia. Pochinki is inspired by Yasnaya Polyana in Russia.