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Newly Renamed PUBG Going Free-To-Play For A Week

Newly Renamed PUBG Going Free-To-Play For A Week

It's confirmed -- PUBG is going free-to-play!...

By Jason Winter - 1 month ago
Rumor: PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds Might Be Going Free-To-Play

Rumor: PlayerUnknown's BattleGrounds Might Be Going Free-To-Play

It's apparently "F2P Rumor Week" here at MMOBomb.

By Jason Winter - 1 month ago
Krafton Looking To Go Public Next Week, Could Be South Korea's Biggest IPO

Krafton Looking To Go Public Next Week, Could Be South Korea's Biggest IPO

When we last heard about Krafton's potential for going public, the estimate for its initial public offering was a staggering $18 billion.

By Jason Winter - 3 months ago
Krafton Preparing To Go Public, Could Be Worth About $18 Billion

Krafton Preparing To Go Public, Could Be Worth About $18 Billion

Krafton is just about ready to go public, in what would be the biggest initial public offering (IPO) ever for a Korean company.

By Jason Winter - 5 months ago
Low-spec F2P PUBG Lite Shutting Down In April

Low-spec F2P PUBG Lite Shutting Down In April

PUBG Lite, the free-to-play low-spec version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, is shutting down in just under a month.

By Jason Winter - 5 months ago
Spellbreak's Goal From Conception: To Be "Watchable, Streamable, And Shareable"

Spellbreak's Goal From Conception: To Be "Watchable, Streamable, And Shareable"

While any video game goes through some changes during its development cycle, Proletariat's initial vision for free-to-play battle royale Spellbreak has remained largely unaltered.

By Jason Winter - 11 months ago
Free-to-Play "PUBG Lite" Making Its Way To Europe Next Month

Free-to-Play "PUBG Lite" Making Its Way To Europe Next Month

Back in January, we learned about a free-to-play version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds that was being tested in Thailand.

By Jason Winter - 1 year ago
PUBG Corp Settles With NetEase Over Copycat Lawsuit

PUBG Corp Settles With NetEase Over Copycat Lawsuit

Last year, PUBG Corp, makers of ...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Apex Legends' Numbers Are Impressive, But So It Respawn's Smart Approach To Development And Marketing

💣 Feature | Apex Legends' Numbers Are Impressive, But So It Respawn's Smart Approach To Development And Marketing

Two days in, and everyone's still talking about Respawn Entertainment's Apex Legends.

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
F2P "PUBG Lite" Gets Test Run In Thailand, With Eye Toward Bringing It To Other Regions

F2P "PUBG Lite" Gets Test Run In Thailand, With Eye Toward Bringing It To Other Regions

I didn't include PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on my list of games that could go F2P, because ...

By Jason Winter - 2 years ago
Tencent Enjoys Big Q2, Bringing In Over $11 Billion

Tencent Enjoys Big Q2, Bringing In Over $11 Billion

Tencent, the Chinese company that owns a little bit of practically everything in the gaming world, released its Q2 financial statement yesterday.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Fortnite: Battle Royale Comes To Select Samsung Galaxy Phones

Fortnite: Battle Royale Comes To Select Samsung Galaxy Phones

As if people weren't playing enough Fortnite: Battle Royale already, now you can get your fix on select Android devices.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Fortnite Has Brought In Over $1 Billion And Is By Far The Most-Watched Game On Livestreams

Fortnite Has Brought In Over $1 Billion And Is By Far The Most-Watched Game On Livestreams

Everything's coming up Fortnite in SuperData's latest report on the battle royale genre.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
PUBG Drops Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Fortnite

PUBG Drops Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Fortnite

Maybe it was negative feedback from fans, or maybe it was the realization that they didn't stand a chance in court.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Bluehole Suing Epic Over Fortnite/PUBG Copyright Infringement

Bluehole Suing Epic Over Fortnite/PUBG Copyright Infringement

Back in September, Bluehole Studios issued a statement about Fortnite: Battle Royale, saying there was "community concern" about the title and its similarities to its own PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Interview: H1Z1 Quickens The Pace And Streamlines Gameplay For The PS4 Crowd

💣 Feature | Interview: H1Z1 Quickens The Pace And Streamlines Gameplay For The PS4 Crowd

Before there was Fortnite: Battle Royale, before there was PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, there was H1Z1.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
The Netherlands Classifies Loot Boxes In Dota 2 And Three Other Games As Gambling

The Netherlands Classifies Loot Boxes In Dota 2 And Three Other Games As Gambling

And so it begins. Eurogamer is reporting that the Dutch Gaming Authority has declared that loot boxes in Dota 2, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Rocket League, and FIFA 18 are gambling and their developers must acquire gambl...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
PUBG Corp. Files Legal Claim Against NetEase's F2P Mobile PUBG Clones

PUBG Corp. Files Legal Claim Against NetEase's F2P Mobile PUBG Clones

Remember Knives Out?...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Top 5 Times Fortnite Battle Royale Dominated Headlines In March

💣 Feature | Top 5 Times Fortnite Battle Royale Dominated Headlines In March

Fortnite Battle Royale is huge right now.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Fortnite Battle Royale Reportedly Leads PUBG In Dollars And Twitch Viewers

Fortnite Battle Royale Reportedly Leads PUBG In Dollars And Twitch Viewers

Fortnite Battle Royale is a big deal.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Is H1Z1 Headed (Back) To Free-To-Play? We Don't Think So

💣 Feature | Is H1Z1 Headed (Back) To Free-To-Play? We Don't Think So

UPDATE, 3/8: Welp. Original article: Several news sites are reporting that H1Z1, Daybreak Games' battle royale title, has lost a huge chunk of its player base over the past several months.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
MMOBomb's Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

💣 Feature | MMOBomb's Top 5 Predictions For F2P Gaming In 2018

It's prediction time again!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Fortnite: Battle Royale Tops PUBG In U.S., Pledges To Improve

Fortnite: Battle Royale Tops PUBG In U.S., Pledges To Improve

"Existing social features make it hard to make and/or find friends," "We dropped the ball," and "the system isn’t straightforward to use" are all common issues with early access games.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
BombPoll #5: Most Overdone Type Of Online Game

💣 Feature | BombPoll #5: Most Overdone Type Of Online Game

Last week, we asked you which game you felt wouldn't be around for much longer -- more on that later.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Fortnite Passes 20 Million Players, Will Let You Disguise Yourself As A Bush

Fortnite Passes 20 Million Players, Will Let You Disguise Yourself As A Bush

Fortnite and Fortnite: Battle Royale just keep growing.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Epic Boasts of 811,000 Simultaneous Players For Fortnite: Battle Royale

Epic Boasts of 811,000 Simultaneous Players For Fortnite: Battle Royale

Fortnite: Battle Royale met with some snags over the weekend, and the team is "steadily chipping away at improving things," according to the most recent performance update.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
BombPoll: PUBG Or Fortnite: Battle Royale?

💣 Feature | BombPoll: PUBG Or Fortnite: Battle Royale?

The battle (royale) is on!...

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago
Fortnite: Battle Royale Sees 1 Million Players On Day One

Fortnite: Battle Royale Sees 1 Million Players On Day One

Maybe Bluehole Studios should be worried after all.

By Jason Winter - 3 years ago

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