My Love/Hate Relationship With PUBG

My Love/Hate Relationship With PUBG

Ah, PUBG.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Battle Royale.

The video games which are taking on on-line gaming by storm. PUBG is a type of, and one of many first. A mod that changed into a stand alone sport. Nonetheless, there’s the query, is the sport good? Is it playable? Do the customers get pleasure from it? For my private opinion, now we have to return to the start.

The Starting

September 12, 2017. The day that I purchased PUBG, though it was nonetheless in early entry. I had seen some pals play, in addition to each streamer ever play it. I figured, why not? It was $30, which is not low cost, however not horrible. From what I had heard, the developer was very lively in improvement. So I purchased in.

For some time, it was enjoyable. I had a gaggle of pals I’d play squads with and, being my first FPS on PC, I discovered find out how to play with a keyboard and mouse. There have been bugs, in fact, and hackers, but it surely’s an early entry sport, you count on that. Proper? Nicely, proper.

Issues regarded good. Updates have been coming in. Cash was being made. Everybody on the planet was wanting ahead to what the sport would turn into.

Right this moment

Quick ahead to as we speak, over a yr later.

There are nonetheless issues. Lots of issues.

It isn’t like the sport does not get up to date. They push out updates on a regular basis, even now, and shut down the servers twice every week for upkeep. It is simply… a battle of curiosity, perhaps?

The builders are actually anxious about cash, or so it appears. Additionally, with the ocean of battle royale video games popping out, they’re anxious about staying related. The issue is, they are not actually serving to something.

The corporate appears to be extra about skins, maps, and weapons somewhat than fixing what they have already got. Each efficiency replace helps one thing, however breaks two or three extra issues. For instance, one replace left my buddies and I unable to even be part of a match. Not good.

And so, I am drained. It is enjoyable, however I am drained. You should have nights the place all the things is okay and you’ve got enjoyable. Then, you’ll have nights the place you get shot round corners or lose fights you clearly ought to’ve gained. The replay system continues to be so laggy that you would be able to’t even watch a replay and precisely see what occurred.

Actually, at first of the evening, it is like a toss up whether or not or not the server has your again. If it does not, you lose a whole lot of firefights. If it does, you win these. It is fairly loopy, however occurs time and time once more.

Even with all the problems, and me getting offended, I nonetheless have over 200 hours within the sport. Why? As a result of it is enjoyable. It is a enjoyable sport, when it really works. The issue is once you push for it to be in eSports tournaments, then the whole world sees two gamers survive a grenade that exploded proper at their ft (yeah, that occurred).

It is an argument. As a result of in the event you submit about it, folks say it is your PC. All I can say is, I’ve performed sufficient to understand it is the sport, and never my PC. If I can not play a sport with a GTX 1080, then I do not need to play that sport.

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