Thirteen weeks. That’s the time needed for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to not only sell 4 million copies worldwide, but generate a staggering $100 million in revenue. This has to break some sort of record for most popular Early Access Steam game.
The breakdown of play via territories is, 24% in the United States, 19% in China, 9% in Germany, 6% in Russia and 4% in the United Kingdom. In addition, South Korea has makes up for 5.5% of players, and Japan 4.3%.
“I genuinely appreciate all the love and support the fans have shown to PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS,” stated Chang Han Kim, Vice President and Executive Producer for Bluehole. “Our team is working passionately to deliver a stable gameplay experience as we prepare for our full launch later this year.”
Over the last couple of months, Battlegrounds has become an internet phenomenon for its entertaining survival elements and cooperative experience. Battlegrounds has peaked at 230,000 concurrent users on Steam, generating over 100,000 gameplay sessions each day.
This comes just after it was announced at E3 last week that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds would also be coming to Xbox One later this year. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is available right now for PC via early access on Steam. Go get your chicken dinner.