PUBG PC will be Free-to-Play: Here’s Everything to Know

PUBG: Battlegrounds AKA PUBG PC is going free to play
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PUBG PC, PUBG: Battlegrounds, will be Free-to-Play for all. Krafton recently announced the news so that everyone can join for a Chicken Dinner. Let’s find out more-

The Announcement

On Dec. 9, 2021, Krafton announced that PUBG: Battlegrounds also known as PUBG PC will be free-to-play for all from Jan. 12, 2022. However, the costs are around $29.99 on Steam and other platforms. So those who paid once will get rewards and gifts along with some advantages to balance things up. Keep reading to know more. Not to mention, Krafton has opened a pre-registration for the free-to-play scheme as well with 3 events to cover in order to get welcome goodies.

The Paid Gamers

As you know, PUBG PC costs around $29.99 on different platforms and it’s gonna go free-to-play from Jan 12, 2022. There will be some in-game items and modes restricted. Only paid users will be able to access them. Thus those who bought the game before will get the worth of their investment. Krafton will balance everything as a result neither older gamers nor the new users will be disappointed.

The Pre-registration

PUBG: Battlegrounds has opened a pre-registration window. The pre-registration will be open from Dec. 11 till Jan. 11. As mentioned 3 events pre-registration above, here are the steps to follow

Event- 1 Pre-Registration

  • Go to the pre-registration page (Link below)
  • Create a Krafton ID or Log in if you have one
  • Click the Pre-Registration Button
  • Fill up the details
  • Confirm the Pre-registration
Pre-registration gift PUBG PC
PUBG PC Pre-registration Gifts

Click Here for Pre-registration – Xplnrs

Event- 2 Invite a Friend

  • Click the invite friend button
  • Get the referral link
  • Share the link with your buddies
PUBG PC Free version Inviting a friend gifts
PUBG PC Invite a Friend Rewards

You need to invite at least three friends and all of them have to join the pre-registration in order for you to get the gifts. Not to mention, the Bonus reward has the Alienware x15 (10 Winners), Xbox Series X (3 Winners), PlayStation 5 (2 Winners), Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense (15 winners), and 10,000 G-Coin (100 Winners). If you get lucky, you can have any one of those.

Event- 3 My PUBG My Style

  • Click the My PUBG My Style
  • Scroll down to see the “Start” button
  • Answer the questions
  • Know Thy Self and get rewards
PUBG PC free My PUBG My Style Quiz Rewards
My PUBG My Style Quiz Gifts

and you’re done with your pre-registration. Now you need to wait till you get the game. Once the game is available, log in with the same Krafton ID and get the goody-goodies.

The Battlegrounds Plus

As PUBG is a paid game till Jan. 12, 2022, a lot of people had to purchase the game in order to play since 2017. When PUBG PC goes free-to-play, paid users will get exclusive game modes and items without paying any further. The free tier users can upgrade to avail those facilities as well with a Battlegrounds Plus purchase. The purchase will cost you $12.99. You will get in-game gifts, plus ranked matches and custom match modes as well.

Not to mention only the paid users will receive a Special Commemorative Pack along with free Battlegrounds Plus on Jan. 12, 2022. This pack will come with Costume skin, along with a Battle-hardened legacy corset, jacket, gloves, pants, and boots. There will be Shackle and Shanks Legacy Pan and Battle-hardened legacy Nameplate as well.

Battlegrounds Plus unlocks Survival Mastery XP with 100% boost, Career Medal tab, Ranked Mode, and Custom matches. On the other hand, Battlegrounds Plus includes items like Captain’s Camo Hat, Camo Mask, Camo, Gloves, and Bonus 1300 G-Coin.

Check out: Battlegrounds Plus Gifts and Rewards – Xplnrs

The Platforms

PUBG PC or PUBG: Battlegrounds will go free to play for all in a few platforms. The free version will be available on PC (via Steam), PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Seris X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One, and Stadia.

Wrapping Up

PUBG: Battlegrounds AKA PUBG PC is a popular game since 2017. However, a lot of gamers could not afford to purchase the game. Being a free-to-play title will allow everyone to enjoy it. Krafton says over 14 billion hours of PUBG PC has been played by gamers since 2017. This is a new beginning for PUBG.

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