How to get PUBG Battlegrounds Plus?

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PUBG is a rather impressive game. Revolutionising the battle royale formula - it was so impactful that hundreds of thousands of players looked through all its bugs to the strong shooter at its core. Now that it's going free-to-play, there are still some lingering questions about what that means. Here's what you should know about Battlegrounds Plus and how you can grab it for yourself.

How to get PUBG Battlegrounds Plus

The game officially starts to transition to free-to-play on January 10th but the rewards won't be available until its launch. Steam players have to have purchased the game by:

  • PST: January 10, 2022 10 AM
  • CET: January 10, 2022 7 PM
  • KST: January 11, 2022 3 AM

If you play on Xbox/Stadia, you have to have created an in-game nickname before the following time:

  • PST: January 10, 2022 10 AM
  • CET: January 10, 2022 7 PM
  • KST: January 11, 2022 3 AM
PUBG Battlegrounds Plus
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PlayStation players can purchase the "PUBG – SPECIAL FREE TO PLAY TRANSITION PACK" for free on the store after:

  • PST: December 12, 2021 11 PM – January 10, 2022 11 AM
  • CET: December 13, 2021 8 AM – January 10, 2022 8 PM
  • KST: December 13, 2021 4 PM – January 11, 2022 4 AM

When is PUBG going free-to-play?

PUBG officially goes free-to-play on January 12th, mere days from now. This marks an important shift in PUBG's focus for the future. It seems likely that they are trying to consolidate a big player base to start regular updates and events.

This is likely only the start for the game. If any more information comes out before its release, we will let you know about it right here.

For more articles like this, take a look at our PUBG Mobile and More page.