Fortnite has dominated the news headlines for a while thanks to massive profits made from in-app sales, a new season has also their partnership with Samsung to bring the game to Android so you will be forgiven if you have not heard about PUBG for a while.
Like FortNite, PUBG is a battle royale game by Tencent where players fight to the death in a last man standing or last team standing fashion.
FortNite decided to release its games for only high-end Android phones but PUBG has decided to show FortNite how it should be done by releasing a Mobile Lite version for devices running on 1gb of RAM without affecting gameplay.
The timing is right as it now aims to overshadow Fortnite for Android as more fans gear up to download the game on their mobile devices and compete with others across the world.
‘PUBG MOBILE LITE is here! Built with Unreal Engine 4, this version of PUBG MOBILE is compatible with even more devices and optimized for devices with less RAM without compromising the gameplay experience that has attracted millions of fans around the world. PUBG MOBILE LITE features a smaller map made for 40 players, which means a faster-paced game that still keeps the traditional PUBG style of play!’ says the Google Play Store description of the app. It is worth noting that if you are anywhere else other than the Philippines, you won’t be able to download the app.
What Is PUBG?
Player Unknown BattleGrounds is a player versus player or team versus team action game that consists of players which numbers up to a hundred fighting in a battle royale. The fight is usually large-scaled as the players battle to stay alive and the last man standing (or last team standing) at the end of the deathmatch wins.
When the game begins, players enter the game arena by parachuting from an aeroplane onto a map area. The players are usually without weapons so they must find weapons and other equipment from buildings.
Players can either play from a first-person perspective or a third person perspective or as the server forces them to play.
PUBG Mobile Lite
PUBG mobile lite uses the same arena as the main PUBG Mobile App and has the same style of gameplay but it uses a smaller map to avoid rendering problems and fewer fighters (forty players instead of hundred players compete in this mode)
This will be a huge step as those on budget devices will be able to play the game and Tencent will reap more benefits from in-app sales. The app is still in Beta mode and only available to players in the Philippines.
You can side load it here and use a VPN to change your location or install it from playstore.