Right this moment, Bluehole Inc., has introduced that their title PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) has hit the ten million unit sold mark as of September 1st since their Steam Early Entry launch on March 23, 2017. 5 months and 9 days. For much more math, that’s roughly 61,728 per day, or 1,851,851 monthly.

Throughout this time, PUBG has hit a peak concurrent customers mark 937,000 through the PUBG Invitational at Gamescom 2017. Throughout this 4 day occasion:

  • 92 gamers from 19 totally different international locations globally competed in 4 totally different PUBG sport modes (solo, duo, duo-fpp, squad)
  • PUBG Invitational was formally broadcast throughout 9 streaming platforms together with Mixer, Twitch, Youtube, Fb, PandaTV, AfreecaTV, Kakao TV, Naver and Openrec
  • Peak on-line viewership on Twitch official channels was 536,000 on first day (solo mode)
  • Peak on-line viewership on PandaTV official channels was 5.6 million on first day (solo mode)

Bluehole Inc. notes that the charity donation pledge is being finalized, with “an announcement coming soon.”

It’s superb and gratifying to see the love and help the passionate followers have proven to PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS,” acknowledged Chang Han Kim, Vice President and Government Producer for Bluehole. “Watching the thrilling moments through the PUBG Invitational with the good suggestions from viewers is a realization of the persevering with recognition of PUBG and our staff is working diligently to deliver a strong gameplay expertise for full launch on the PC and Xbox One Recreation Preview variations later this yr.

Fast Take:

PUBG is a superb instance of a “perfect storm,” whereupon all the precise situations have been met for PUBG to turn into an in a single day success. I can not say Bluehole hasn’t earned these gross sales, however I do hope that they proceed updating the sport and never slacken with the updates, as there may be a lot potential with this title it might be tragic to see it go to waste.

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