The real winner of the chicken dinner is PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds


Are you one of the 10 million people playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds? Despite still being in early access on Steam, the Battle Royale multiplayer game from independent developer Bluehole is a sales hit. It’s a darling of streamers and YouTube gaming. In fact, Battlegrounds recently surpassed Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2 as the most played games on Steam. It is a growth phenomenon. One can only wonder how much more it will sell when it launches on Xbox One by the end of the year.

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I hope their massive financial windfall leads them to develop either a Mac or a PS4 version of their game. I know they’ve got that exclusivity deal with Microsoft so I’m not counting on the latter anytime soon, but the former…


Back of the napkin math:

At a 30% standard cut of the $29.99 purchase price, Valve has made almost a 90 million dollars off PUBG.


Might want to check that math.


Ha! Good catch!