PUBG down- PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Server Down Even As 20,000 Player Accounts Banned in 24 Hours
PUBG as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is known is down for nearly 4 hours now. Players are reporting that the server is down after being hit by too many logins and unknown error messages in the hit game.
The PUBG servers having an issue for past week and today again the players are complaining that PUBG is down. For the uninitiated, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a multiplayer online battle royale video game developed and published by PUBG Corp., a subsidiary of Korean publisher Bluehole. The game is based on previous mods that were developed by Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene.
In the game, up to one hundred players parachute onto an island and scavenge for weapons and equipment to kill others while avoiding getting killed themselves. The available safe area of the game’s map decreases in size over time, directing surviving players into tighter areas to force encounters. The last player or team standing wins the round.
The multiplayer game is quite popular online and PUBG players immediately took to Twitter and Facebook to vent their fury at the PUBG outage. PUBG players have taken to Twitter after once again being left unable to play Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds online.
One fan tweeted: “@PUBATTLEGROUNDS servers down again……”
While another said: “@PUBATTLEGROUNDS server issues?”
And one added: “@PUBATTLEGROUNDS there is a problem with logging in. Took me a good 2 minutes”.
The official Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Twitter account said that the server issues that affected players today have all been resolved.
They tweeted: “We have now resolved the issue with the servers. Thank you for your patience!”
The outage tracking website Down Detector, however, had a different story to tell. The websites PUBG page shows a spike in PUBG down reports today. Out of those hit by issues, 50 percent were having server connection problems and 50 percent experiencing login issues.
According to Down Detector, there were PUBG down reports each day between September 27 and October 3.
In another report, PUBG has banned nearly 20000 players in the past 24 hours. It is not known whether the PUBG outage issue is connected to the players’ ban. It is possible that a player is DDoSing the servers to take revenge for the ban.
According to BattleEye up to 13,000 people are being banned from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds every single day. BattlEye, the anti-cheat program that works to keep PUBG’s community clean, says that over 320,000 players have been banned so far. Out of which 24,000 were banned in last 24 hours.
In a tweet posted this morning, the BattlEye said: “Over 322,000 cheaters have been banned from PUBG so far.”