'PUBG' Launches for Xbox One; Trailer and Start Times Revealed

'PUBG' Launches for Xbox One; Trailer and Start Times Revealed

When I learned that it would be coming to the Xbox, I was extremely excited as it means that my favorite game would be on my favorite console...a ideal pair.

Nobody expected the Xbox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to be ideal, it's an Xbox Game Preview title, after all. The buttons of the Xbox One controller perform different actions depending on the context of the situation.

In an Xbox Wire post, Microsoft detailed the control scheme for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on the Xbox One.

PC players, when they're trying their darnedest to win, will often lower settings to the absolutely minimum, primarily to get the highest frame-rates, but to also provide a clearer image.

Each of my gunfights also played out far differently on console, with players delicately strafing around one another over a matter of minutes rather than the usual seconds.

From what we could tell, Battlegrounds on console doesn't make use of any form of auto-aim, which has been a staple of the genre since GoldenEye.

It's just plain hard to hit your target using a controller, and the game can feel a little slushy as a result. Many Xbox fans may have heard of the game but not yet know what it's about.

Not when you consider the lacklustre menus, mind, which is why I was surprised to see some basic features unaccounted for.

This means that instead of having to wait for an extra week to get a better sense of the game's map, PUBG will continue to treat itself like the Early Access game it is and let players understand and learn the competitive meta of the new map.

I really hope the game manages to find its feet, because there's a lot of potential here.

With the release of PUBG for Xbox One on December 12, gamers soon began to realize a free trial for the game was yet to be available. For years, the thought of a Diablo game on consoles was laughable, but now Diablo 3 arguably controls better on console than on PC.

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