PUBG Player Count and Stats (2024)

PUBG Player Count and Stats

Here are a few of the most interesting Playerunkown’s Battlegrounds / PUBG stats I was able to dig up including player counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

PUBG player count:

Roughly 1.2 billion players (75 million original and 1.1 billion on mobile)


How many PUBG copies sold?

75 million games sold

Last updated 3/23/23


PUBG Mobile total worldwide player spend:

$10 billion

Last updated 6/7/23


Number of PUBG mobile players in China (before they changed it to Game for Peace):

70 million daily active users

PUBG player count Stats and Facts

PUBG has surpassed 55 million daily active users (DAU) on all platforms (excluding China).


Number of times PUBG mobile has been downloaded on iOS and Android:

1.1 billion downloads

Last updated 12/5/22


Total time spent viewing PUBG Mobile in 2020:

200 million hours

Last updated 4/23/21


Number of PUBG players on Xbox One:

5 million players

Last updated 9/5/18


Peak number of concurrent PUBG players on Steam:

3.2 million

Last updated 9/11/18


PUBG mobile revenue:

PUBG player count Stats and FactsPercentage of PUBG revenue in 2018 that came from Asia:

53%


Increase in PUBG earnings from 2017-2018:

19% increase


PUBG mobile total worldwide player spend from China:

$241 million

Last updated 8/8/19


Amount of time it took PUBG to surpass $100 million in mobile revenue:

under 200 days


Number of cheating players PUBG has banned to date:

13 million

Last updated 10/2/18


Number of PUBG mobile downloads that have come from China:

225 million

Last updated 10/24/18


Percentage of PUBG mobile players that are from China:

33%

Last updated 10/24/18


Percentage of PUBG mobile players that are from the US:

8%

Last updated 12/12/19


Number of PUBG mobile players in the US:

42 million

Last updated 12/12/19


Percentage of PUBG mobile players that are from India:

21%

Last updated 12/12/19


Number of PUBG mobile players in India:

116 million

Last updated 12/12/19


Average amount per day PUBG mobile users spend on the game:

$7.4 million

Last updated 3/27/21


Amount of mobile PUBG revenue that has come from the US:

$24.3 million

Last updated 10/24/18


Estimated amount PUBG has earned on iOS and Android:

$50 million

Last updated 8/13/18


Estimated amount PUBG earns daily from player spending:

$689,000 per day

Last updated 8/13/18


PUBG was the first game on Steam to exceed 1 million concurrent players for an entire calendar year.


Number of PUBG viewing minutes on Twitch in August 2018:

2.032 billion minutes


Number of PUBG viewing minutes on Twitch in July 2018:

1.571 billion minutes


Total time spent watching PUBG content across streaming platforms for Q1 2019:

68.2 million hours


Total time spent watching PUBG content across streaming platforms for Q2 2019:

65.3 million hours


Number of viewers of the PUBG Mobile Club Open Final 2019:

532 million total views


Time spent watching the PUBG Mobile Club Open tournament:

57 million hours


Number of PUBG players banned for cheating from August 20-27, 2020:

2 million players


PUBG Mobile 2021 Global Championship prize pool:

$14 million


That’s all for now. Be sure to check back soon as we update all video game stats as soon as more are provided.

Game Description

“PUBG,” short for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published by PUBG Corporation, a subsidiary of Bluehole Studio. It was released on December 20, 2017, for Microsoft Windows as an early access title, and later expanded to other platforms, including Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and mobile devices.

In “PUBG,” up to 100 players parachute onto a large island without any equipment, and they must scavenge for weapons, equipment, and resources while trying to eliminate other players. The last player or team standing wins the match, making it a fight for survival in a shrinking play zone.

The game is known for its intense and realistic gameplay, with players needing to strategize, communicate, and make split-second decisions to outmaneuver opponents and secure a victory. The play zone mechanic, where the playable area of the map gradually shrinks, forces players into closer proximity, leading to more intense encounters as the match progresses.

“PUBG” offers a wide array of weapons, attachments, and equipment, providing players with a variety of options for combat and tactics. Players can also find vehicles to traverse the map quickly and avoid the encroaching play zone.

The game has multiple maps, each with its own unique terrain and challenges, adding to the diversity and replayability of matches. In addition to the classic battle royale mode, “PUBG” also features limited-time event modes and custom game settings that allow players to experiment with different game styles and rules.

“PUBG” has been a major contributor to the popularization of the battle royale genre, inspiring many other games to adopt similar mechanics. Its success led to the rise of esports competitions and a dedicated competitive scene, with professional players and teams competing in tournaments worldwide.

The game has continued to receive updates and improvements over the years, addressing issues and adding new content to keep the experience fresh for players. “PUBG” remains one of the most popular and influential battle royale games, with a dedicated player base and a significant impact on the gaming industry.

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