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Although PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS began the modern current of Battle Royale, it is undeniable that proposals such as Fortnite, Apex Legends Y Call of Duty: Warzone they are already more popular. To remedy that situation, it is possible that the title of Krafton and PUBG Corp will jump to the free-to-play market at some point.
PlayerIGN, one of the most trusted sources within the community of PUBG, assured on his Twitter account that the popular Battle Royale will be Free-to-play in the future.
However, and according to the prestigious dataminer, this decision will depend on the response of the players to a free trial period that will take place next month. So, developers will study the performance of the title during those days to find out if it is feasible to make the change.
PUBG wants to go free-to-play.
They’re going to track player responses in a F2P week that’s happening next month.
Keep in mind, PUBG originally wanted to go F2P in 2019; but didn’t get the player response they wanted att from 2019’s F2P test.
— PlayerIGN (@PlayerIGN) July 24, 2021
It should be mentioned that it is not the first time that PUBG try to jump to the free-to-play format. As PlayerIGN pointed out, there were intentions to change the monetization of the title in 2019, but poor reception from players caused the decision to be reversed.
If we consider the success it possesses PUBG Mobile, free title that in June 2021 generated $ 210 million, make PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS being a free-to-play would not be a crazy move. However, there is always the possibility that the community will not welcome change with open arms.
But tell us, would you like that PUBG be free-to-play? Let us read you in the comments.
PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is available for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, and PC. You can find more news related to this Battle Royale by clicking here.
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