'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Mobile Worldwide Release: When Is It Coming To UK and Europe?

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PUBG Mobile is finally here. Tencent Games

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile just released on iOS and Android. After a slow release in China and Canada, the free version of the game is finally available for download in the U.S., but when will the U.K. and European users get it? We've rounded up everything you need to know about PUBG Mobile 's worldwide release below.

PUBG Mobile Worldwide Release: When Is it Coming To UK And Europe?

PUBG Mobile is rolling out slowly across the globe and while the U.S. and Canada have already seen the game drop in the iOS and Android app stores, users in Europe and the U.K. have to wait a bit longer to play. We'll update this post once it releases in other countries. Tencent, the game's publisher, said "more regions will be added at a later date." In the app, a notice mentions that PUBG Mobile is being "released gradually" and is based on the "time zone of each region."

PUBG Mobile Gameplay

The game uses the same map and weapons as its PC counterpart, though the controls have been mapped for mobile play. Like Fortnite mobile released this week, PUBG mobile attempts to make the barrier for entry into battle royale games even lower. Be warned, the game will take a huge toll on your memory, on Android the file is 674 MB downloading from the Play Store.

How To Download PUBG Mobile: What Devices Support Tencent's Battle Royale?

You can't play PUBG Mobile on everything, the game requires Android 4.3 and up or iOS 9.0. Here's the full list for iOS:

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, 9.7-inch iPad Pro, 9.7-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (5th generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro (2nd generation), 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular (2nd generation), 10.5-inch iPad Pro, 10.5-inch iPad Pro Wi‑Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch (6th generation).

You can download the game on Android or iOS through the following links:

Does PUBG Mobile Have Controller Support?

Though PUBG Mobile has no actual controller support in client, it's still possible to play the game without handheld buttons. Kimmy's Portal on YouTube does a great job of explaining how it's done, though the process is arduous and complicated.