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Xbox One X consoles come with PUBG for limited time

Microsoft is bundling a free copy of PUBG with every Xbox One X sold...but only for a limited time.

@DeekeTweak
Published Dec 15, 2017 6:30 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:53 AM CST

If you buy an Xbox One X for $499 after December 17, you'll get a free copy of 2017's biggest online multiplayer game.

Xbox One X consoles come with PUBG for limited time | TweakTown.com

Microsoft snagging up timed exclusivity for PUBG on Xbox was a big move, but the game still has some issues here and there--of course it's not yet finished and was mostly made by Microsoft's own in-house team with the help of Bluehole. I recently predicted that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds could end up being the Xbox One X's biggest system-seller, especially during the system's post-November launch period.

While exact sales on the Xbox version haven't been extrapolated just yet, PUBG has sold over 20 million copies to date on PC and remains a continually strengthening force in the games industry. Sadly the game doesn't currently tap the Xbox One X's raw power: PUBG runs at 30FPS on all Xbox consoles, regardless if you own the higher-end $499 model.

"The promotion is available in select regions for a limited time, starting Dec. 17 through Dec. 31," Microsoft wrote on its Xbox news site.

NEWS SOURCE:news.xbox.com

Derek joined the TweakTown team in 2015 and has since reviewed and played 1000s of hours of new games. Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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