PUBG Xbox One Sales Reach 1 Million in Just 48 Hours Since Release!
This is definitely the year of Brendan Greene and PUBG! PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ success has crossed over to the Xbox One! Microsoft has revealed that PUBG Xbox One sales have reached a whopping 1 million downloads in just 48 hours after it was released! It was released as part of the Xbox Game Preview program on 12 December 2017.
The Xbox Game Preview program lets players purchase and play games that are still a “work-in-progress,” just like Steam’s Early Access. Players can also take part in the development process by giving their feedback. And although the game hit some snag with some performance issues, Microsoft has promised that the game will continue to get content updates like the Miramar map, optimizations, and more.
This is definitely another one for the books, as players were not deterred by these issues as seen on how PUBG Xbox One sales soared to the millionth mark in just a couple of days.
Earlier this week, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) released as a console launch exclusive on Xbox One in the Xbox Game Preview program, bringing the hottest multiplayer game of the year to console for the first time. Xbox fan excitement for the launch has been incredible, with more than 1 million players on Xbox One in its first 48 hours alone.
Microsoft also added that players who decide to purchase their Xbox One X will receive a free copy of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. This promotion runs until 31 December 2017, and is available to select regions. You may refer to Microsoft’s press statement for more details about this promotion.
Today, in celebration of PUBG coming to the hottest console of the season, we’re excited to announce a special holiday promotion where every Xbox One X purchase will come with a copy of PUBG! That means you can join in on gaming’s biggest phenomenon and jump right into the ultimate battle royale experience on Xbox One. The promotion is available in select regions for a limited time, starting Dec. 17 through Dec. 31.
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