PUBG has climbed the ladder of top games on Android like no other game. After its release on the mobile platforms, iOS, and Android, for free in the U.S. and 122 other regions in February this year, PUBG soon became a buzz among the gamers across the globe. Now, to cater to the demands of budget Android devices, Tencent Soft has come up with the PUBG Mobile Lite version for the Philippine users.’
After realizing the market chunk of the Android platform, the company rightly released the Lite version of PUBG Mobile, aimed at budget smartphones. Currently, the online multiplayer battle royale is available on iOS and Android and requires Android 5.1.1 and above or iOS 9.0 or later and requires not less than 2GB of RAM. The PUBG Mobile Lite version is built with Unreal Engine 4.
The move is also seen as an alternative for many of the users who were earlier facing issues of game lag due to the large file size. The current size of the PUBG Mobile file on the Android is 1.5 GB, which can surely be an issue for the budget or older devices.
The PUBG Mobile Lite promises to deliver the same game experience as the regular PUBG Mobile. But the significant change that the user will see in the PUBG Mobile Lite version will be the pool of 40 players instead of 100.
Also, the map is designed considerably smaller than the original one to handle the graphics of the budget devices. Compared to the original 8 X 8 KM combat are PUBG Lite owns a 2 X 2 KM battleground. Besides, the time of the game is reduced to 10 minutes, and you won't find the option for graphics settings in the lite version. With 40 players and smaller map, the game won’t last as long as the regular game. The rest of the PUBG Mobile game outlook like look and sounds remain the same.
The announcement about the PUBG Mobile Lite version is followed by the launch of Fortnite Android at the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 keynote. Fortnite is seen as the biggest rival of PUBG due to the almost same action. To the PUBG’s rescue, the Fortnite is not yet available for most of the Android device and looks to tap the high-end device market.
Tencent Soft has released the new version in the Philippines, and after taking the due feedback about the Lite version, the company will be rolling out the PUBG Mobile update in rest of the world. For the Android users currently in the Philippines can download the PUBG Mobile Lite from the Google Play Store without any issue. And if you can’t wait for the release of the game in your region, you can simply use a VPN and set your location as the Philippines. It will let you download the game from the Android app store.
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