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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Racks Up Seven Guinness World Records

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During Golden Joystick Awards in London, PUBG Corp. announced that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has broken seven Guinness World Records and also was given the PC Game of the Year and Best Multiplayer Game honors at the convention.

The records consist of:

  • Most actively played video game on Steam – Recorded a peak of 1,984,278 concurrent players as of Oct. 10, 2017

  • Fastest time for a Steam Early Access video game to gross $100 million in revenue – 79 days, achieved on June 10, 2017

  • First non-Valve video game to be the most played game on Steam – First topped the Steam charts on Aug. 27, 2017

  • Fastest time for a Steam Early Access video game to sell one million units – 16 days

  • Most concurrent players for a Steam Early Access video game – 2.6 million

  • Most concurrent players on Steam for a non-Valve video game – 2.6 million
    The first video game to reach two million concurrent players on Steam

CP of PUBG Corp. CH Kim said:

Today at the Golden Joystick Awards, we are proud to announce that PUBG has shattered multiple Guinness World Records. We are thrilled to be acknowledged by Guinness World Records for our momentum, massive growth, and more importantly how engaged our fans have been with PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS. We strive to make the best game we possibly can, and deeply thank all the players and viewers that have taken this journey with us.

In other PUBG news, the developers are hard at work on a new desert map. 5 new exclusive screenshots of the upcoming location were shown at the GeForce site. You can find them below.

Desert Map 1Desert 2

Desert 3Desert 4Desert 5

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While growing up in the wilds of Russia, Catherine learned to talk, write and game at almost the same time. You can follow her attempts at latter two at MMORPG.com and GameSpace.

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