PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been a sensation on PC, and its success is transferring to the console market.
Microsoft revealed on its Xbox Wire site today that PUBG has already sold 1 million copies since becoming available on Xbox One’s Game Preview service on December 12. It also revealed that all Xbox One X consoles will come with the game from December 17 to December 31. While that negates potential sales, it adds extra incentive for people to buy or gift Microsoft’s improved $500 hardware over lower-cost systems during the holiday season.
PUBG costs $30 on Xbox Game Preview. It’s an Early Access game, meaning the studio is working on finishing it while also selling it, as is its PC Early Access counterpart, but that isn’t stopping people from buying and playing.