The sales of PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS continue to go straight up. Even Fortnite's F2Play competition cannot prevent Microsoft and Bluehole from being able to announce 5 million players on Xbox alone today.
As the Xbox development team for PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS also announced, there have already been 9 updates in the almost 3 months since the release. This means that the console version is getting closer and closer to the PC version and the development is almost parallel. We have already reported on the aforementioned roadmap for 2018.
There was also a collage with interesting information:
You can find the official news to celebrate this milestone below.
PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS - 5 million Xbox players
This week we're celebrating yet another milestone for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) on Xbox One: we have now passed 5M players! We're very excited that the community continues to grow - reaching over 5 million players in less than 3 months is a major accomplishment and we're happy so many of you are enjoying the game.
We've also greatly appreciated all the feedback received from the community which is helping us create the best and most realistic Battle Royale experience. We just released the ninth optimization patch on March 2, which improved vehicle feedback, sound effects, matchmaking and more, and last week we shared our spring development roadmap with details on what you should expect to see in the weeks to come, including the release of the 2nd map, Miramar. You can read more details here.
In recognition of reaching the 5M player milestone, we have a few treats to share. Today we're debuting a new video asset for PUBG featuring - you! Well, not all 5 million of you, but some of you - our amazing community of players around the world. We've loved watching your gameplay stories and moments in PUBG.
We're also celebrating interesting gameplay achievements since launch in an infographic meant for sharing.