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How big is PUBG? System Requirement [2021]

PUBG Mobile is re-launched in India as Battleground Mobile. If you haven’t been living under a rock you heard about the online game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)”. In this article we will specifically talk about PUBG Size for PC and Mobile devices along with the company itself.

PUBG has exploded in terms of players & spectators (More on that later in the article) all over the world. Came here to know how big is PUBG? PUBG size for PC & Mobile or the company itself? We will talk about both in this article.

Let’s get started.

About PUBG

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” is a game developed by “PUBG Corporation”, which is a subsidiary of “Bluehole“, a South Korean game company, it was released back in December 2017, initially it was only available for Windows platform via Steam and other video gaming platform then it was also made available for Stedia; Google’s cloud gaming platform.

PUBG Mobile’s publication, however, is done by Tencent; the Chinese conglomerate and the gaming giant after it acquired 10% of PUBG Corporation for an undisclosed amount, Tencent is the company making the most revenue from game, the game was an instant hit on Android & iOS, it was instantly the most downloaded game of all time.

PUBG New State: Android Requirements

PUBG New State is the successor of PUBG Mobile, and requires devices running Android 6.0 or higher and at least 2.5GB of RAM. There is no mention of SoC requirements just yet, but those should be revealed soon.

How big is PUBG? – The Size & System Requirement.

Recommended specs for getting the most out of Battleground/PUBG Mobile on Android requires you to have Android 5.1.1 or above and at least 2GB RAM.
Keep in mind that you will need a stable, persistent Internet connection to play PUBG

PUBG Size for Mobile – Android

PUBG can be played on a budget smartphone, if you are on that kind of device, but for optimum performance and gameplay mobile phones having more than 4GB of ram is good. The minimum requirement for PUBG for android can be found below.

Approximately 2GB Free space
Device running Android 5.1.1 or after
Minimum 2GB Ram
Android System Requirement for PUBG Mobile

PUBG Size for Mobile – iOS

iPhone user can play PUBG on their old pretty old devices, since the number of iPhone model is very limited developers are able to better optimize the game for iOS. PUBG mobile for iOS is compatible with the following iOS Devices.

  • iPhone 5s or newer
  • iPad Air or newer
  • iPad mini 2 or newer
  • iPad Pro or newer
  • iPad (5th generation) or newer
  • iPad touch (6th generation).
Approximately 2GB Free space
Device running iOS 9 or above
Minimum 2GB Ram
iOS System Requirement for PUBG Mobile

Requirement & Size of PUBG PCWindows

If you play PUBG on a Windows device, good. You can a ton more flexibility during your gameplay. Check out the minimum and recommended system requirement on Windows for PUBG below.

Also read: Windows 11 System Requirement

MinimumRecommended
OS: 64-bit – Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10OS: 64-bit – Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Processor: Intel Core i5-4430 / AMD FX-6300Processor: Intel Core i5-6600K / AMD Ryzen 5 1600
Ram: 8 GB RAM Ram: 16 GB RAM
Storage: 30 GB available spaceStorage: 30 GB available space
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 2GB / AMD Radeon R7 370 2GBGPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3GB / AMD Radeon RX 580 4GB
DirectX: V 11.0DirectX: 11.0
Requirement & Size of PUBG PCWindows

PUBG New State: Android Requirements

PUBG New State is the successor of PUBG Mobile, and requires devices running Android 6.0 or higher and at least 2.5GB of RAM. There is no mention of SoC requirements just yet, but those should be revealed soon.

The Growth of PUBG

PUBG mobile was released in 2018, since then it had exponential growth, it has been downloaded more than 600M on Android and iOS and it sold 65 Million copies, PUBG mobile passed the $100Mrevenue in just 200 days, it has 110M users in India which is 21% of the total users.

Relation between Tencent & PUBG Corp.

Tencent; the Chinese conglomerate invests in gaming companies mostly, it has invested in companies like Epic, Ubisoft, Activision, Supercell etc. Tencent saw an opportunity with PUBG being so popular in the PC world and it realized the impact it would have on the mobile market, and they were right with the decision to develop and publish the mobile version called “PUBG Mobile” it was an instant hit and soon became the most download game across app store.

The name “Tencent” was not as popular until PUBG happened, you probably would have played a game where Tencent had a prominent stake without even realizing.

Players spending in PUBG Mobile

The above chart shows the growth in terms of player spending from Aug-2018 to Aug-2019.

Players spending in Battle Royale Titles

As you can see PUBG mobile has the highest user spends in comparison to other top Mobile Battle Royale Titles.

Also read: Why windows phone failed?

Live Streaming oF PUBG Mobile

It has been very popular in terms of live streaming, streamers go live and 1000s join in to see them play, just like regular sports like Cricket & Football, PUBG too along with other titles has a huge number of enthusiast spectators, while players earn huge money the spectators find pleasure watching them play.

Mortal live streaming

Here is an article where a top Indian streamer “Dynamo” sharing his experience being a streamer: Click here

Conclusion

PUBG has seen excellent number of users around the world both in PC & Mobile, however, as of 2020 it has seen a decline in the numbers of players due to sanctions put on it, but it is back as Battleground Mobile.

So, what are your thoughts about the game? Are you a player? What are the things that keep you addicted to it? I would love to get some opinions!

Also Check out: Why are Smartphones getting bigger?

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