Since late 2017 battle royale games are trending all over the world. Well, in case if you don’t know, in battle royale games you generally drop off to a location with many other players. From there, you have to use your weapons and skills to survive till the end. The games can be played either with other players in a team or in solo. Games like Player Unknown’s Battleground (PUBG), Apex legends and Fortnite are generating huge revenue from this. Moreover, looking at the current scenario other games developers are also implementing battle royale mode in their games. For example, there is a battle royale mode in Call of Duty: WW2.
Not only on PC or console but battle royale games are trending on smartphones as well. Last Year PUBG corporation launched PUBG Mobile, the mobile version of the game and it has got immense success. Late last year, Fortnite for smartphones and tablets also made its debut. As per reports, battle royale games will generate around $20 billion of revenue this year. So, I guess by now you understand how important battle royale game market is for the game studios.
What is PUBG Lite?
Most people don’t own a console or can’t afford a high-end gaming PC to play the original PUBG. The original PUBG requires decent hardware to run at a good frame rate. Majority of the people don’t have machines with that high specifications to run the game smoothly. Thus more people tend to play the mobile variant of the game rather than the original one. Now to solve this problem and to generate even more revenue PUBG Corporation has developed a new game, PUBG Lite. PUBG Lite will have very low system requirements so that the people who have PC with minimum specifications can even run the game.
The game is mostly the same as their original game PUBG. Everything, including the maps, guns, and the gameplay is totally the same. The only difference between the original PUBG and PUBG Lite is that the PUBG Lite is a very lightweight version. Meaning, the PUBG Lite uses a lot less resource than that of the PUBG. Obviously, that means the PUBG Lite will not look as gorgeous as the original PUBG. But the game will be playable at a good frame rate in most computers.
PUBG Lite: System Requirements
For a game developed in 2019, PUBG Lite has really low system requirements and thanks to that most will be able to run the game. What is most amazing is the fact that you don’t even need a dedicated GPU to run the game. At low settings, Intel’s integrated GPU can run the game. However, for a better gaming experience, a dedicated GPU will obviously give a lot of advantage. Furthermore, the game only needs 4 GB of RAM to run a low presets. Below are the full system requirements of PUBG Lite.
PUBG Lite minimum system requirements
- Operating system: Windows 7 64 bit or higher
- Processor: Core i3 2.4 GHz
- Memory: 4GB
- GPU: Intel HD 4000 or equivalent
- Disk space: 4GB
PUBG Lite recommended system requirements
- Operating system: Windows 7, 8, 10 64bit
- Processor: Core i5 2.8GHz
- Memory: 8GB
- GPU: DirectX11 NVIDIA Geforce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870
- Disk space: 4GB
Availability of PUBG Lite in India
Well, the game has not released for public yet. PUBG Lite is currently only available as a beta in 15 regions. The game first launched as a beta in Thailand. Gradually, the game became available in more regions like Hongkong, Bangladesh and more countries. Recently, registrations for PUBG Lite in India has started. The game will soon become available in India and some other South Asian countries.
How to Register for PUBG Lite in India?
Fans of PUBG Lite in India will be available soon as a Beta. Interested people will be able to test the game once the server goes live. Also, people who will be testing the beta will get assured in-game gifts. The registrations will be live from June 20th till July 4th. As mentioned, if you sign up within this period you will get Tiger M416 skin and a Cheetah parachute.
Also, if more than 100K people sign up for the beta then PUBG will be giving away black scarf and punk glasses. If the registration reaches more than 200K then they will give out bloody combat pants, PUBG scarf, yellow and black striped long sleeve shirt and red sports top within the game.
Here’s how you can register for the beta testing of PUBG Lite in India.
- Go to lite.pubg.com.
- Click on the ‘Participate Event’ button.
- Sign in with your PUBG account. You can do so with your email address or your Facebook account.
- If you don’t already have an account, you can sign up for one and get started. You have the option to use your email address or Facebook account.
- Once you’ve logged in, you will have to click on ‘Participate Event’ once again.
- Once you’ve registered successfully, you will see a confirmation on the screen.
When can we PUBG Lite in India?
Well, the beta testing will start soon as mentioned earlier. Till now there are no official statements. As per our sources, the game will be available to play from the first week of July itself. However, things can change as there’s no confirmation from PUBG corporation yet. Well, we hope our sources are right and till then what we can do is to only wait. If any news breaks regarding PUBG Lite we will bring it to you as soon as possible. So, till then keep checking Tech Hundred for further updates.