PUBG Studios and Krafton have announced that Battle Royale PUBG: Battlegrounds is now free-to-play on PC and consoles.
New players will start out with a free Basic account which will have access to most in-game content.
Returning and current players who already purchased the game before the free-to-play transition will not only have their accounts automatically upgraded to Battlegrounds Plus, but they will also receive a bundle of rewards.
What is the difference between Basic account and Battlegrounds Plus?
Players will start off with a Basic account, which allows access to most of the game’s features. However, some features such as the Ranked Mode will be limited to Battlegrounds Plus accounts.
Battlegrounds Plus is a one-time purchase and includes all of the following:
- BATTLEGROUNDS Plus unlocks access to the following:
- Survival Mastery XP +100% boost
- Career – Medal tab
- Ranked Mode
- Creating Custom Matches
- BATTLEGROUNDS Plus includes the following items:
- Captain’s Camo Hat
- Captain’s Camo Mask
- Captain’s Camo Gloves
- Bonus 1300 G-COIN