PUBG: Battlegrounds Free-to-Play From January 2021– PUBG launched in early access in 2017 and quickly gained so much popularity. Five years later, Krafton says that the game has been played for over 14 billion hours. PUBG: Battlegrounds has announced a free-to-play event on its official website on Friday, which will start on January 12, 2021.
What is a Free-to-Play event?
In this Free-to-Play event of PUBG, players will be given a lot of changes in the game along with rewards. All players who have owned and played PUBG: Battlegrounds before the free-to-play service transition will automatically receive the PUBG- Special Commemorative pack, which includes a free BattlegroundsPlus upgrade and additional in-game rewards.
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PUBG: Battlegrounds has also launched a new product with free-to-play events which is named “Battlegrounds Plus”. Upgrading to Battlegrounds Plus will allow players to access some of the game’s important modes along with different items.
According to Krafton, PUBG, which is currently a paid game, will be Free-to-Play for all users starting January 12. The game is currently priced at Rs. 999 on Steam in India. The game will be free to download and play, but Krafton will restrict some items and game modes to paying gamers.
Players who choose to purchase Battlegrounds Plus, “upgrade” to the free version, will gain access to special in-game rewards, plus ranked and custom match modes. They can purchase the Battlegrounds Plus pack for $12.99 after the free-to-play transition.
Battlegrounds Plus upgrade unlocks access to the following:
- Survival Mastery XP +100% boost
- Career – Medal tab
- Ranked Mode
- Creating and playing a Custom Match.
- Captain’s Camo Hat
- Captain’s Camo Mask
- Captain’s Camo Gloves
- Bonus 1300 G-COIN