Build your guns before you find them

Gathering weapons is important to defend yourself, but in each PlayerUnknown’s Battlefields game, you want know what you’re going after. Whether you want the tried-and-true assault rifle and sniper combo, or you’re more comfortable with shotguns and SMGs, you’re likely to find a lot of the gear you need for your guns before you find … Read more

Always look out for scopes and suppressors

Most players go with assault rifles like the AKM and the M16A as their primary weapons, with sniper rifles in tow for taking out players without exposing themselves to danger. In either case, and with most of the other guns in the game, you’re going to need scopes. The iron sights on most guns are … Read more

Use two-story buildings to outsmart other players

Falls can kill you, but most won’t. In fact, you can leap from the second story of a building and take zero damage, which is important information to have when making a getaway or trying to outsmart a player while fighting in an interior. (We’ve actually fallen off four-story buildings and survived, albeit with half … Read more

Learn to pick good jump destinations

Knowing where to jump is just as important as knowing how to jump — always make a plan for where you’re going to land and and have a backup plan to go with it, based on what you’ve learned about where good gear spawns. Check the map at the start of each match, find your … Read more

Turn down your foliage settings

Though PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds looks great at high settings. Better graphics don’t always mean you’re a better player. In fact, that lush greenery spread out around the island is actually a liability when your graphics are turned up. Fuller, more realistic trees, bushes and grass make it tougher to spot someone hiding inside them. So ratchet down … Read more

Play the border, but also the blue

As long as you get yourself some decent healing options, playing /in/ the blue zone can be beneficial as it will keep you out of harm’s way for longer, and may net you some easy kills. You’ll also be able to loot for longer. As you progress to the mid-to-late game, you’ll definitely be wanting … Read more

The Game Flow

The general flow of a game then is roughly as follows: You’ll spawn in the plane, and need to choose somewhere to land. We’ve put together a dedicated guide on the best PUBG loot locations on Erangel and Miramar, as well as specific pages on the Erangel map and Miramar map, too, but the short … Read more

Always Watch Your Replays

Ever since PUBG hit version 1.0 on PC, a great replay and the Killcam feature has been included. From seeing how you were taken out to learning how other players handle certain situations, you’ll gain a lot of insight from watching these replays. Heck, you could use it just to relive the glorious moment you … Read more

Team Up with Friends

Being a PUBG lone wolf is great, but you can also play as a duo or in a squad of up to four. Partnering up doesn’t water down your experience – far from it. In fact, it changes how PUBG feels significantly as you’ll be trying to jump from a plane together, share resources, and … Read more

Learn The Weird Control System

Regardless of whether you’re playing on Xbox One or PC, PUBG has some slightly odd controls that you need to get used to if you want to succeed. Here are a few of the important ones to remember: On PC, clicking the right mouse button aims down the sights. On Xbox One, you quickly pull … Read more