Neowin News Feed for: Bluehole https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/bluehole/ Neowin News Feed for: Bluehole en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net PUBG may be headed to PlayStation 4 as it gets rated for the platform in Korea https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-may-be-headed-to-playstation-4-as-it-gets-rated-for-the-platform-in-korea/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1516202974_ss_108e2981889423b057b778cd07ae25ac18406cf1.1920x1080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds could finally be available on the PlayStation 4, as a rating for the platform has gone up in Korea for the battle royale title. There isn&#039;t any official confirmation yet. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-may-be-headed-to-playstation-4-as-it-gets-rated-for-the-platform-in-korea">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-may-be-headed-to-playstation-4-as-it-gets-rated-for-the-platform-in-korea PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) officially lands on Xbox One today https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-pubg-officially-lands-on-xbox-one-today/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/08/1533637278_pubg-960x640_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>PUBG Corp. announced the official launch of PUBG on Xbox One today as the online multiplayer battle royale game finally exits the Xbox Game Preview stage. It comes with a new map and more content. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-pubg-officially-lands-on-xbox-one-today">Read more...</a> jay.bonggolto@neowin.net (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 04 Sep 2018 07:20:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-pubg-officially-lands-on-xbox-one-today PUBG Corp. announces new campaign to improve PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-corp-announces-new-campaign-to-improve-playerunknowns-battlegrounds/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/08/1533714862_fix_pubg_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The &quot;Fix PUBG&quot; campaign is meant to help address issues concerning PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds over the next three months. The fixes and improvements will be shared via the campaign&#039;s portal. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-corp-announces-new-campaign-to-improve-playerunknowns-battlegrounds">Read more...</a> jay.bonggolto@neowin.net (Jay Bonggolto) Wed, 08 Aug 2018 09:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-corp-announces-new-campaign-to-improve-playerunknowns-battlegrounds Shots fired: PUBG planning huge wave of permanent bans for cheaters https://www.neowin.net/news/shots-fired-pubg-planning-huge-wave-of-permanent-bans-for-cheaters/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1516202964_ss_2aa1de6f978ae9eb6dbe8fcf061395677c0460ab.1920x1080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The popular Battle Royale game is cracking down on players that hurt the experience for everyone else. If that means kicking up to 100,000 players off the game, then developer Bluehole will do it. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/shots-fired-pubg-planning-huge-wave-of-permanent-bans-for-cheaters">Read more...</a> john.keefer@neowin.net (John Keefer) Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/shots-fired-pubg-planning-huge-wave-of-permanent-bans-for-cheaters Tencent helps arrest 120 PUBG cheat creators in China https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-helps-arrest-120-pubg-cheat-creators-in-china/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/01/1516202984_ss_a3f3f8894f4a4eb4d17d7e41c8e1f195f37ba896.1920x1080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds publisher in China, Tencent, has helped Chinese authorities arrest 120 individuals that are suspected of manufactoring cheating software for the battle-royale title. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-helps-arrest-120-pubg-cheat-creators-in-china">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-helps-arrest-120-pubg-cheat-creators-in-china PUBG PC 1.0 will launch after today's seven hours of server downtime https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-pc-10-will-launch-after-todays-seven-hours-of-server-downtime/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/12/1512963106_screen_shot_2017-12-10_at_7.31.05_pm_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you were looking forward to a fun battle royale match with your buddies to PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds today on PC, you&#039;ll need to wait until the backend is ready to support the 1.0 launch today. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-pc-10-will-launch-after-todays-seven-hours-of-server-downtime">Read more...</a> john.keefer@neowin.net (John Keefer) Wed, 20 Dec 2017 22:10:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-pc-10-will-launch-after-todays-seven-hours-of-server-downtime PUBG players on Xbox One uncover a graphics menu with settings on Very Low https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-players-on-xbox-one-uncover-a-graphics-menu-with-settings-on-very-low/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/12/1513173655_image_(1)_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds arrived on the Xbox One yesterday, and already, players have found a hidden graphics settings menu that has the Xbox One version&#039;s graphics quality set to Very Low. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-players-on-xbox-one-uncover-a-graphics-menu-with-settings-on-very-low">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:20:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-players-on-xbox-one-uncover-a-graphics-menu-with-settings-on-very-low PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Miramar map shown off in new video https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-miramar-map-shown-off-in-new-video/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/12/1512713434_screen_shot_2017-12-07_at_10.09.56_pm_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>After having released a number of images showing off the Miramar map yesterday, PUBG Corp has now released new footage showcasing the new battleground in a trailer released during The Game Awards. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-miramar-map-shown-off-in-new-video">Read more...</a> timi.cantisano@neowin.net (Timi Cantisano) Fri, 08 Dec 2017 08:20:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-miramar-map-shown-off-in-new-video Bluehole offers a look at PUBG's new desert map: Miramar https://www.neowin.net/news/bluehole-offers-a-look-at-pubgs-new-desert-map-miramar/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/12/1512584025_ea76e10233d7e72c5857999404c2cec5e87b4b5d_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds is slated to get a brand new desert map when it reaches version 1.0. Today, the developer announced the new map&#039;s name to be Miramar, and shared some new screenshots. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/bluehole-offers-a-look-at-pubgs-new-desert-map-miramar">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Wed, 06 Dec 2017 19:02:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/bluehole-offers-a-look-at-pubgs-new-desert-map-miramar Tencent promises to crush Chinese cheaters in PUBG https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-promises-to-crush-chinese-cheaters-in-pubg/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/08/1501936804_ynl2kvejo2w5lqmgzihh_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Tencent has managed to gain exclusive publishing rights for PUBG in China. The company will provide local hosting, enforce local regulations, and also crack down on widespread cheating. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-promises-to-crush-chinese-cheaters-in-pubg">Read more...</a> rtbrsa@gmail.com (Richard Tyr Blewitt) Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/tencent-promises-to-crush-chinese-cheaters-in-pubg PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will use the power of the Azure cloud https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-will-use-the-power-of-the-azure-cloud/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/09/1506107898_character_shot_2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft dropped a bombshell during the latest earnings call for the company, noting that PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds will use the power of the Azure cloud. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-will-use-the-power-of-the-azure-cloud">Read more...</a> dreyer.smit@neowin.net (Dreyer Smit) Fri, 27 Oct 2017 16:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-will-use-the-power-of-the-azure-cloud A bandana on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds sold for over $1000 https://www.neowin.net/news/a-bandana-on-playerunknowns-battlegrounds-sold-for-over-1000/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/09/1506656054_jnwpsvkhsjj6xlupyhec_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In-game cosmetics can sometimes sell for ludicrous prices and, in this case, a bandana that served as a bonus for pre-ordering the popular PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds sold for over $1000. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/a-bandana-on-playerunknowns-battlegrounds-sold-for-over-1000">Read more...</a> jarir.kanji@neowin.net (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Fri, 29 Sep 2017 04:08:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/a-bandana-on-playerunknowns-battlegrounds-sold-for-over-1000 PUBG developer is unhappy about Fortnite's new Battle Royale mode https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-developer-is-unhappy-about-fortnites-new-battle-royale-mode/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/09/1506107898_character_shot_2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds developer, Bluehole, released a statement today where it expressed concerns about Fortnite&#039;s new free-to-play Battle Royale mode being too similar to its own game. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-developer-is-unhappy-about-fortnites-new-battle-royale-mode">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pubg-developer-is-unhappy-about-fortnites-new-battle-royale-mode PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has sold over 10 million copies https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-has-sold-over-10-million-copies/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/09/1504632755_ss_4f97f2957cc4808652fe8993a4fa85e89114427d.1920x1080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Bluehole developed battle royale title, PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds has now sold over 10 million copies on Steam. The game was launched into early access less than six months ago. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-has-sold-over-10-million-copies">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Tue, 05 Sep 2017 18:14:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-has-sold-over-10-million-copies PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds briefly surpasses Dota 2 as the most played Steam title https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-briefly-surpasses-dota-2-as-the-most-played-steam-title/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/06/1498737170_pubg_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>With Dota 2 holding the crown as the most popular game on Steam for many years now, it would seem that the battle royale game PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds could take away this coveted crown. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-briefly-surpasses-dota-2-as-the-most-played-steam-title">Read more...</a> dreyer.smit@neowin.net (Dreyer Smit) Mon, 28 Aug 2017 10:38:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-briefly-surpasses-dota-2-as-the-most-played-steam-title PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to get first-person restricted servers in next monthly update https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-to-get-first-person-restricted-servers-in-next-monthly-update/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1499969002_pubg_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>First-person only servers are finally heading to PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds for EU and NA regions in the game&#039;s next monthly update. The update is also set to include an FOV slider. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-to-get-first-person-restricted-servers-in-next-monthly-update">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Thu, 13 Jul 2017 18:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-to-get-first-person-restricted-servers-in-next-monthly-update PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds full release delayed, aims to launch by the end of this year https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-full-release-delayed-aims-to-launch-by-the-end-of-this-year/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/07/1499429265_ss_2f4b0627598f09090dcb17f32fbe2cf29b4e0222.1920x1080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The immensely popular battle royale game, PlayerUnknown&#039;s Battlegrounds has been hit with a delay, affecting its launch out of Steam&#039;s Early Access program. The game now aims for late 2017 launch. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-full-release-delayed-aims-to-launch-by-the-end-of-this-year">Read more...</a> pulasthi.ariyasinghe@neowin.net (Pulasthi Ariyasinghe) Fri, 07 Jul 2017 12:50:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/playerunknowns-battlegrounds-full-release-delayed-aims-to-launch-by-the-end-of-this-year