PUBG – The Virtual Battleground for All


Everyone loves playing games, card games, video or online games, board games, sports etc. Whether playing it or not, the existence of games in our lives has always been steady. While some played only during their childhood, others still continue to seek entertainment through games in their adulthood. Today some play games during their leisure time, whereas there are few who do it for a living.

During the earlier days, Super Mario Bros. created by Nintendo, a Japanese company was probably one of the famous video games. Before PUBG, other games such as Pac-man, Final Fantasy series, Pokemon were a global phenomenon. However, shooting games have proved to be one of the finest ways to improve the coordination of the hand and eyes. It requires quick reflexes and the ability to play strategically in order to win these games.


Story about PUBG

The online world has blow up into battle madness, with the recent launch of the colossal games – Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, popularly known as PUBG. PUBG is a multiplayer online battle game developed by a PUBG Corporation, which is a subsidiary of the Korean publisher Bluehole. The mobile version of the game has been created by Tencent. Brendan Greene, the designer of PUBG, says that he was inspired by the Japanese film “Battle Royale”.

So what makes PUBG different from the other battle royale games? Battle royale essentially means all against all, where the player starts with nothing. He/She has to hunt and gather everything to help win, from clothes to medical supplies to weapons. PUBG stands out among the other battle games with its highly accurate shooting mechanics that requires skills to master. The game has several maps – a mixture of urban and rural environments, forcing gamers to play across different geographical terrains. It has three play modes – solo, duo and squad. Players can team up with three other players for a team of four.

Why is PUBG Mobile so in-rage?

Since the game is free to download and can be play on both iOS and Android devices, it has gained enormous recognition. The game has been downloaded 200 million times and it has also crossed 30 million active users mark in 2018. As per Statista, India has the largestmobile gamer base with user penetration at 11.1% in 2019 and is expected to hit 16.5% by 2023. PUBG also lined in the ‘Most Competitive Title’ and ‘Fan Favorite’ award categories. The online game also won the award for Mobile Game of the Year at 36th Golden Joystick Awards.

Gaming is among the most popular cross-cultural activities that we can track around the globe. The forecast seems more positive as compared to the past and shows a continuous growth particularly on smart phones. As per theGlobeWebIndex Study, 66% of the gamers said that they play games on their smart phones, and this market is expected to grow as phones become more efficient at playing console-quality games.
The worldwide market for Online Smartphone & Tablet Games is expected to grow at a significant CAGR over the next five years, from 2019 to 2024. The addiction to this game has become more of a concern, as many youngsters are getting hooked to their mobile phones spending their unlimited time by playing the game and doing nothing.Although it is a pleasure to play online shooting games as they benefit your brain in an amazing way, but only if it is played in a moderate amount.

To get the in-depth analysis of the market, refer to the link Global Online Smart Phone Games market.