PS4 - Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for PUBG on PlayStation 4

General

Q: When is the release date for PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS on PlayStation 4?
A: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS will be coming to PlayStation 4 on Dec. 7, 2018 at 12am local time.

Q: Is there a pre-order bonus?
A:  Yes, we’ve partnered with PlayStation and Naughty Dog to bring elements of Uncharted and The Last of Us to PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS. All PlayStation players that pre-ordered PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS will receive a Nathan Drake outfit as well as Ellie’s backpack.

Additional items are included in the different pre-order bundles (Looter’s Digital Edition, Survivor’s Digital Edition, Champion’s Digital Edition), including an exclusive PlayStation avatar and theme.

Q: When will the pre-order bonuses be available?
A: The exclusive Nathan Drake Desert Outfit and Ellie’s Backpack pre-order bonuses will be available when the game releases on Dec 7.

For NA & ASIA: The avatar and theme are available as an instant download.
For EMEA/OC/Korea: The avatar and theme will be made available on Dec 7.

Q: How much will the game cost?
A:  To give players both options and value, we have the following pre-order options available. Note that some of these bundles are available for pre-order only.

  • Disc Edition
    • $29.99 USD (MSRP) / €29.99 EUR (MSRP)
    • Includes: Base Game, Pre-Order Bonuses
  • Looter’s Digital Edition
    • $29.99 USD (MSRP) / €29.99 EUR (MSRP)
    • Includes: Base Game, Pre-Order Bonuses
  • Survivor’s Digital Edition
    • $59.99 USD (MSRP) / €49.99 EUR (MSRP)
    • Includes: Base Game, Pre-Order Bonuses, Survivor Pass: Vikendi, 2,300 G-Coin Pack, 20,000 BP
  • Champion’s Digital Edition
    • $89.99 USD (MSRP) / €59.99 EUR (MSRP)
    • Includes: Base Game, Pre-Order Bonuses, Survivor Pass: Vikendi, 6,000 G-Coin Pack, 20,000 BP

Q: Will I need PlayStation Plus to play PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS on PlayStation 4?
A: Since PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is an online game, both internet and a PlayStation Plus membership is required.

Q: Does the PlayStation 4 version have the same content as PC or as Xbox One?
Console parity is very important for us, however, custom matches, and event mode will be releasing for PlayStation 4 at a later date. Map and mode selection will be turned on after servers fill up to a suitable population that can support these features.

Q: Will you be able to pre-load?
A: Yes, you will be able to pre-load PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS 48h in advance.

Q: Will PlayStation 4 players have access to test servers?
A: Yes, everyone who owns the game will have access to the Public Test Servers when they are online.

Q: Will the physical version of the game be account-bound or can I lend it to a friend?
A: The physical copy of the game is the full entitlement and isn’t “locked” to a specific account. As long as you have a copy of the physical disc (and a PlayStation Plus account), you can play PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS.

Q: What age rating is PUBG?
A: PUBG has received an ESRB T rating. Ratings vary by market globally, as determined by regional ratings boards.

Q: How much disk space will PUBG require on PlayStation 4?
A: A minimum of 25GB free space is required.

Gameplay

Q: Will all the maps be available on PlayStation 4 immediately? 
A: PlayStation 4 will launch with three iconic maps – Erangel, Miramar, and Sanhok. Please see PUBG.com for all the latest information.

Q: How will servers be separated?
A: Without getting into the specifics, we can promise players that we will be constantly monitoring usage for the PS4 version of PUBG to ensure our servers deliver the best possible experience for our users.

Q: Can I play with a keyboard and mouse on PlayStation 4?
A: Mouse and keyboard support is not currently supported.

Q: Will cross-play be available between Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC?
A: It’s not a feature that will be available at launch, but we’re interested in working with our partners to explore cross-play functionality.

Graphical

Q: Is there a difference between PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro?
A: PUBG on the PlayStation 4 Pro has some performance improvements and increased graphical fidelity.

Q: Does PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS support HDR?
A: Yes, both PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro support HDR.

Q: Will there be 4k resolution?
A: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS on PlayStation 4 does not support native 4k resolution.

Q: What framerate will this be playable at?
A: The game will be playable at 30 fps.

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