PUBG: Battlegrounds going free to play
The game that kickstarted a genre will be switching to new model
PUBG Corporation, a subsidiary of Bluehole, have announced that PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS will be switching to a free to play model.
All players who have owned and played PUBG before the free-to-play service transition will automatically receive the Commemorative Pack, which includes a free BATTLEGROUNDS Plus upgrade and additional in-game rewards.
BATTLEGROUNDS Plus is a new product that gives PUBG fans more content from the game. For $12.99 USD it unlocks Survival Mastery XP +100% boost, Career – Medal tab, Ranked Mode, and the ability to create and play a Custom Match. It also has cosmetic rewards.
The free to play model begins January 12, 2022 on all platforms.