PUBG Full Form: What is PUBG?

PUBG Full Form: What is PUBG?

PUBG is a highly popular game and has been downloaded over 100 million times
on Android devices from the Google Play Store. However, the game is available
for other platforms as well. The question about the full form of PUBG gained
popularity when it was asked in a famous Indian TV show KBC (Kaun Banega

PUBG Full Form

This article discusses about the PUBG full form, and some other related
topics, such as what PUBG is, why it is so popular, its features, and many
other popular abbreviations used in it.

What is the full form of PUBG?

PUBG is a short form of ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’. It is one of the most popular online multiplayer Battle Royal games. The
game is developed and released by PUBG Corporation, which is particularly a
subsidiary of Bluehole, a South Korean video game company. 

PUBG’s main genre, Battle Royale, was inspired by a Japanese film called
‘Battle Royal’. According to this film, many students are taken to an island,
and in order to survive, they have to battle each other and try to become the
only last person alive. The PUBG game is based on almost the same story.

In PUBG, there are several modes where the number of players is dropped via
airplane in a limited area map. Players are required to decide whether they
want to play singles, doubles, or as a team of four. Once players land, they
can find a variety of weapons that they can use to defeat others. There are
many in-game elements, such as medicine, health kits, pain-killers, vehicles,
various costumes, armor, etc. All these elements help to make the game
experience more realistic. One or a team of several players (duo or team of
four) who survive to the last is declared the winner.

Brief History of PUBG

The PUBG game was initially released for Microsoft Windows as the beta program
in March 2017. Later, it was publicly released via Steam (the online gaming
platform) in December 2017. Soon it was made available for Xbox One by
Microsoft Studios. The game received a good response and so it was developed
for other platforms as well. In 2018, it became available for iOS and Android

Features of PUBG

Some of the popular features of the PUBG game are listed below:

Many maps and climate

A wide variety of weapons, and vehicles

Multiple characters including men and women

Customization of characters and weapons using different colors and

Availability of in-game military assets such as helmets, backpacks,
vests, etc.

Availability of voice and text-based communication between teammates
as well as opponents.

Ability to re-join accidentally disconnected matches due to server

Ability to jump from an aircraft and control parachutes

Ability to help teammates in difficulties using the revive option

Game replays option to see how the in-game character died

Why is PUBG so popular?

No game has ever been as popular as PUBG. The following are some of the most
effective reasons that have made this game so popular:

Extensive multiplayer support

A realistic game-play experience

Voice chat availability during gameplay

Regular updates and new features

Availability for various platforms and devices, even for the lower
ends devices with the PUBG Lite version

National and International PUBG tournaments

Is PUBG a harmful game?

PUBG is an online game like other games. However, this game is very addictive.
It is not technically harmful if played for a limited time as part of the
entertainment. But when no time limit is set for playing the game, any online
game can be harmful to health. 

Besides, there were some issues where parents did not allow their children to
play PUBG and in return, they made some wrong decisions, some of which even
committed suicide. Therefore, some restrictions were added to a game such that
if someone plays a game for a longer duration (usually 4 to 6 hours depending
on the player’s age), the game will automatically lock. After that, the player
has to wait for some time to play it again. PUBG game has also been banned in
some countries for some security reasons and public demand.

Other Popular Abbreviations in PUBG

PUBG is a popular game, in which many new abbreviations are developed every
day. Using these abbreviations, gamers make their communication short and
fast, allowing them to somehow beat opponents with strategic gameplay. Some
common acronyms used in PUBG are tabulated below:

Abbreviation Full Form
OP Overpowered
FTW For the Win
BP Battle Points
RP Royale Pass
HP Health Points
WP Well Played
UC Unknown Cash
FPP First-Person Perspective
TPP Third Person Perspective
FPS Frames Per Second
AG Ace Gold
GG Good Game
IGN In-Game Name
BRB Be Right Back
LOL Laughing Out Loud

Some of these abbreviations are used in other games as well.


PUBG (stands for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) has made online and mobile
gaming very popular. With online gaming, players also get connect with others
and enjoy multiplayer gaming simultaneously from different locations. 

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