In February, Krafton Inc announced PUBG New State as a new battle royale game from the PUBG Studio and opened pre-registration for the game on Google Play Store. Now, Krafton has announced that the game has received over 10 million pre-registrations on the Google Play Store ahead of its launch. PUBG New State is slated to release later this year and according to the developers, it will be available for alpha testing starting second quarter(Q2) of 2021.
PUBG: New State took to Twitter to announce that it has received over 10 million pre-registrations on Playstore. This happened in less than two months since the pre-registrations opened in February this year. The company said, “We’re happy to report that we’ve hit over 10 MILLION PUBGNEWSTATE pre-registrations on GooglePlay.” The Twitter post further says, “We’re humbled by the community’s overwhelming response and can’t wait to share our new battlegrounds experience with you later in 2021.”
PUBG New State: Launch, Testing, and More
Like said before, the game developers have also announced that PUBG New State will be available for alpha testing starting Q2 of 2021. However, the testing will be available in limited regions. The company hasn’t yet officially revealed when or if the game will be launched in India, as the ban on PUBG continues in the country. Ahead of the release, only a select number of players will get the opportunity to play the upcoming battle royale game from PUBG Studio.
PUBG New State is essentially a successor to the original popular PUBG Mobile game and is set in 2051. The game comes with high-definition graphics and features such as drones, combat rolls, and more. The gameplay is set in 2051 where “anarchy rules as numerous factions battle each other,” and it has an 8×8 map and multiple weapon options for combat. It is claimed to bring ultra-realistic graphics and dynamic gunplay.
PUBG New State game is compatible with Android smartphones running 6.0 OS and higher. The game is expected to be launched sometime later this year after the testing is complete.