1 December 2017 - 17:33

Report: PUBG sold 5 million copies in October for its biggest month yet

PUBG is still popular, but Fortnite: Battle Royale is making its mark, too.
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds had its best month of sales yet in October, with 5 million copies sold, according to research firm SuperData.

The game has now sold well over 20 million copies in total, but hasn't showed any signs of slowing down either, especially considering that it's coming out on Xbox One within the next few weeks.

PUBG has seen some staunch competition in the form of Fortnite: Battle Royale, however, as it has seen a higher out-of-the-gate active user base due to its free-to-play status and being available on consoles before PUBG.

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The revenue of Fortnite: BR pales in comparison to PUBG's, though, as PUBG's $30 price point has generated much more in sales than Fortnite's cosmetics shop.

SuperData notes that December will be a big month for both games in general, considering PUBG's release to console and the addition of the new desert map, and Fortnite's incoming limited-time holiday event.

Even with competition from Fortnite, PUBG still managed to be the second-highest grossing PC game in the world in October, behind only League of Legends.

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