You can now take your obsession with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) anywhere thanks to a surprise launch on iOS and Android. The release comes just a few days after Fortnite: Battle Royale became available for iPhones everywhere.
According to the app's listing, PUBG Mobile is an authentic port of the PC version, dropping 100 players onto a map filled with guns, vehicles, and body armor. PUBG fans will be happy to learn the map is Erangel, which is what the game launched with in Early access last year.
Players can play in squad, duo, or solo, just like the PC version. During our short time with the game, PUBG Mobile really does feel like an authentic port of the PC title; the controls can take some getting used to but the experience is surprisingly solid.
What's said is PUBG Mobile is more enjoyable than the version currently available for the Xbox One, which is often so laggy it's unplayable.
PUBG Mobile requires iOS 9.0 and an iPhones 5s or later, which covers a very large user base. Android users need Android 4.3 and up, the Google Play listing says. With Fortnite and PUBG fighting for battle royale supremacy, launching on mobile is a big deal.
Now, when is Fortnite and PUBG coming to the Nintendo Switch?