Battlegrounds hits 1.5 million concurrent users

PUBG has tripled its concurrent players in the last 3 months?!

Published Tue, Sep 26 2017 3:38 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:54 AM CST

I think even my grandparents have heard of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, the epic battle-royale shooter from Brendan 'PlayerUnknown' Greene. PUBG has continued its rise to the top with recently surpassing 1.5 million concurrent users.

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As you can see from the graph above, PUBG's playerbase is rising at a rapid rate. It took 4 months for Battlegrounds to reach 500K conconcurrent players and build an established playerbase. In the previous 3 months we've seen the playerbase not only double, but triple to 1.5K concurrent players. Twitch viewers has maintained a steady viewing audience of 150-200K throughout PUBG's reign, peaking at 450K during the Gamescom Invitational 2017.

During a recent Reddit AMA, Mr. PlayerUnknown stated that he would "love" to add a single-player campaign to PUBG. Greene said: "I would love to add a single-player campaign to the game," he said. "I think the island we have could be a great location for an interesting story, but unfortunately we just don't have the time or the resources for this at the moment!"


Shaun is a long time PC, tech, and gaming enthusiast. With an electrical trade background, Shaun has had experience with some of the latest automation technology and is looking forward to a new challenge. Shaun is excited to bring TweakTown's audience the most extensive and latest news.

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