If you are unfamiliar with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, it is essentially the latest hugely successful battle royale game with one huge exception: it is not total bobbins. With its 8x8km map and weighty gunplay reminiscent of a military sim, new players face an almighty learning curve en route to their first chicken dinner. Understandably then, useful PUBG tips and tricks are in high demand, which is where this guide comes in handy.
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PUBG puts you on a plane with 99 other players, flies you over an enormous map full of large towns, military bases and humble farmsteads, and lets you choose where along the flight path you want to land. Once on the ground you will have to scramble together as much loot as you can find, make it to the randomly designated, constantly shrinking safe zone and duke it out with everyone else until you’re the last survivor.