A year after its Microsoft launch – and probably a year too late – PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be making its way to the PlayStation 4.
The game will become available to PS4 users as of December 7th and will be priced at $30, with a "survivors edition" at $50 and a "champions edition" at $60. The extra editions will include bonus G-Coin, as well various other in-game rewards.
Sony made the announcement via their official YouTube channel this week in a trailer you can watch below.
This development was not unexpected as there had been leaks indicating the game would become available for the Sony console in the future.
PS4 users will have access to the three maps, Erangel, Miramar, and Sanhok, plus all of the features from the PC and Xbox versions. There will also be support for HDR on PS4 Pro.
“We’re excited to expand our PUBG service and introduce new communities to our Battle Royale game” Changhan Kim, CEO of PUBG Corp said. “PlayStation has developed an amazing community of passionate gamers and we can’t wait to join them this holiday season.”
The game, which was recently added to the Xbox Game Pass, was exclusive to Microsoft for a year. And having struggled on the base Xbox One, despite selling more than a million units in just 48 hours after launching, it will be interesting to see how the novel optimizations for the Sony console hold up.
Pre-orders for the upcoming PS4 release are already live. And players who purchase the game before its official launch will receive two platform-exclusive items in the form of Nathan Drake's outfit from Uncharted and Ellie's backpack from The Last Of Us.
PUBG came to PC in March of last year and later dropped for Xbox One as an Xbox Game Preview title. The game fully launched on PC in December 2017 and then on Xbox One on September 2018. And, this week, it was announced that Game Pass would include it as one of 15 new games.
It is PUBG Corp's goal to have the game available on every platform, but it will be making its next stop on Sony's PS4 console.