Tuesday, 16 January, 2018

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Xbox One Surpasses 3 Million Players

Tonight's PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds patch adds loot crates and a new report function New PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds PC update fixes several bugs, introduces new lootbox content
Sandra Phillips | 12 January, 2018, 19:37

Whether you're streaming in the HypeZone on Mixer or battling for a chicken dinner with your squad, players on Xbox are helping build and improve the game on console.

With the new patch players will notice slightly higher frame rates when moving around in the lobby area before a match starts. Hats off to Brendan Greene and Bluehole for their masterpiece.

As the note from PUBG's team reads, players "won't receive any BP if you click Confirm on the BP reward screen after the BP reward period is over".

But the responses in the reply thread are focused nearly exclusively on something else entirely, and it is, to put it mildly, ugly: 358 pages (and counting) of demands to region lock China. Some players are having trouble finding Squad games with people that speak their language and are being paired with Chinese players, which doesn't sound like a very enjoyable experience at all.

Macron appeals to China for partnership on climate
Macron is hoping to seal deals, notably in the nuclear, aerospace and agrifood sectors. French products can not compete with those from Germany and the US.

Hyundai/Grab to enhance future mobility services in Southeast Asia
That will feature the IONIQ Electric, the model which Hyundai used as part of WaiveCar's car-sharing platform in Los Angeles. Reuters reported that it's considering building a auto plant in the region, possibly in Indonesia or Vietnam.

WA on defensive as DOJ announces marijuana crackdown
Keep reading for some of our coverage of this latest move by Jeff Sessions . "This is a victory". Federal laws criminalizing marijuana and other drugs have failed to reduce drug use.

"Yes, the majority of cheaters come out of China, but that doesn't mean all Chinese players are cheaters". It has made significant strides in improving gameplay and fans are now happy with the new results.

The juggernaut that is PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds seems to be unstoppable. According to ICO Partners consultant Thomas Bidaux (via Games Industry), over 7,000 articles about PUBG were published past year! While watching a replay, pressing right mouse button on the player list opens up a report button, as well as on the timeline while observing/following players. PUBG has seen around four updates since its launch, which amounts to about one update per week. While this should help in determining who is and who isn't cheating in PUBG, the complaints continue to mount.

According to official statistics, the game of Minecraft to date, sold nearly 27.6 million worldwide. Many feel like the two games aren't even in the same genre.

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