It's been a meritorious day for the battle royale title as a number of PUBG award wins and Guinness World Records are officially confirmed.
It won PC game of the year. I wonder what other serious PC games were in the running?
3rd place was Total War: Warhammer II and 2nd place was Dream Daddy.
I can't tell if your joking or not, lol
Can't believe Dream Daddy didn't win.
Idk why Counter-Strike: GO can't just win every year. It would be a much better choice
How right you are
I don't have a PC that can play this but I'm glad it is acclaimed. I will have to play it on 12/12 on my X to see what the fuss is about.
I have a pretty good PC and it still runs like ass. Fun game but very poorly optimized.
Its because it uses a bunch of Unreal assets that are borrowed, it will be very hard to optimize this game in the future because the foundation that was laid is based off borrowed parts.
Seems like most battle royal games are like that.
Congrats, did Divinity II get nominated because I saw nothing but 10's for the game when it was released.
It’s absence is a joke
100% agree, easily the best PC game this year if going off of Reviews.
Pc had yet another fantastic year, the exclusives and overall releases on pc have been incredible. Stuff like those two games, cuphead, nioh, forza, nier, total war: warhammer 2 etc...
That's the game that I'll be playing in my X until RDR 2 arrives.
How can a game that's not even out yet win game of the year?
Are 20 million people not playing it
It’s out and as done as most multi platform games are at release, they just had the decency to let us know it’s unfinished. I don’t get the big confusion, you can buy and play the game right now.
You can buy and play the "Beta."
I mean "Beta" in the sense that it's still a work in progress, but it looks great on my PC, is super fun with fine tuned shooting, and some glitches that are sometimes hilarious. It's plenty polished though it does still needs some tweaking, hence "Beta", but it's not like you have to spend a ton of money or grind for hours to be competitive.
I mean, a beta IS a work in progress, meaning the game isn't fully released/finished yet, which means it should not get put next to complete and released games in the same category.
Right. It's unfinished, and has no place in this competition.
If anything that just shows how great it is.
Congrats Bluehole Love the Tag inclusion in this one ...ha ha ha ha
As Jaina Proudmore would say, “Amazing.”
A game that has been shredded on Steam by tons of PC gamers for all of it's fallacies wins the 'PC GotY award'?
It won game of the year judged by the entirety or Earth? That's amazing! Oh, it didn't? It just won from a handful of people who said it won? Ok, that's not very amazing, or credible. Just another throwaway award on a throwaway pile of crap that will be redundant by this time next year. Secondly, those are some of the most hilariously stupid "Guinness Records" ever.
True, but aren't all GOTY awards like that? There is no official general consensus that would give any award credence over another.
Too bad hackers ruined the game now.
Its really sad to see this win over Divinity Original Sin 2 which is actually, ya know an actual game and not early access fad.
Early access fad, then what does that say about Divinity cause it didn't even come within throwing distance of PUBG numbers.
That's irrelevant, PUBG has not officially been released as a game yet. It is still considered a beta and so should not be considered a GOTY contender. It doesn't matter whether its a great experience or not, it's not a full release game at this point. Just curious if I hurt your feelings in some way because your comment was really defensive?
You think highly of yourself to think words you speak affect the way I feel, I was simply pointing out the flaw in your logic. And it doesn't matter what you think a full release title is, as far as I know there are no formal standards in writing therefore it's all subjective at this point.
@Krysis Didn't mean to offend, and as far as I know the formal standard for when a game has fully released is when it has gone "gold." You can enjoy the Beta all you like but to call PUBG at this point a full released game is a lie.
number? we are playing numbers now? so I guess I'll see you...NEVER...as CoD or FIFA grab all GoTY awards due to their sheer numbers alone!
@Krysis the thing is in EARLY ACCESS. Doesn't matter what you label it or think of it as, it hasn't been fully released in a finished state. Otherwise, it would be on PS4 and Xbox One in a retail state. (Yes Fortnite is in stores but it specifically states it's an early access version.)
Divinity OS 2 is too hard and too tedious for the casuals that's why mostly never heard or even cared about it.
It’s actually sold well, player unknown is record breaking though.
ffs, it's not a full game! It shouldn't be winning awards!
Agreed, and that's not even going into how many things are place holder and broken about the "Beta" that cause rampant exploits and cheating.
the more reason they are gonna stay in early access
Yeah, that's my other objection. The possibility of winning awards without finishing the project sets a horrible precedent, both for the PUBG developers and others. They now have even less motivation to finish their work in a timely manner (if ever).
I am so f***ing sick of hearing aboot PBUG
Divinity: Original Sin 2 ..
Over half the players in PUBG are from Asia.
So were nominating games now that are based on number of sales, users and players?? and letting them win?? then call of duty league of legends should also be nominated even its an older game. Heck pokemon go has so many players awhile back. wtf
pugg is prime example of what is wrong wi th pc games
Hopefully an optimized version will be on the X. It appears to be getting some special treatment from MS... maybe it will translate to the cleanest version. Early access is actually what I have played most this gen so hopefully this is done right. PC builds translated to xbox are obviously a boon for the MS console, ecosystem, and for me personally. 4k path of exile with latest expansion will be cool once I get a new TV :)
I can see it, I mean what else are pc gamers playing, but it better not win game of the year at the awards
With almost 22 million Players and 2.85 Million playing it RIGHT now, its the biggest MP game out their. Just for people to understand, here is the all time concurrent peak list of the top 10 steam games: Top Records PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS 2,866,566 Nov. 2017 Dota 2 1,291,328 März 2016 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive 850,485 Apr. 2016 Fallout 4 471,955 Nov. 2015 Grand Theft Auto V 360,761 Apr. 2015 PAYDAY 2 247,628 Juni 2017 No Man's Sky 212,321 Aug. 2016 Sid Meier's Civilization VI 162,314 Okt. 2016 Left 4 Dead 2 161,590 Dez. 2013 Terraria 158,947 Juni 2015 It’s hard to find anything that’s matched PUBG in hours played, streamed and discussed this year. Popularity isn’t a replacement for quality, but games that last this long on the playlists of so many players is certainly an indication of it. It’s unfair to disqualify a game for awards due to the fact that it might change later, as if most popular games these days aren’t always in active development.
World of Tanks had 75 million subscribers, yet I don't recall it ever winning GOTY. I think it's concurrent peak was around 1.3 million players. When Legion released, it upped Blizzards subs up to 12 million from 5 million. Since that happened in the first month of the expansion releasing, I'd wager that it beat PUBG concurrent players. yet it hasn't won any GOTY awards since it first released. Also, I would say any number of MMO's have already beaten PUBG in terms of hours played. PUBG hasn't been out long enough to match what Blizzard gets in a single day. PUBG released this year...with the term release being used loosely. I think it's very premature to say "games that last this long on the playlists with so many players is certainly an indication of it". In fact, it's not uncommon for a popular game to see high numbers within the first year, only to taper off heavily when the next big thing comes out. PUBG may very well deserve the award because it does something really good, and that is something somewhat new, and it's having an influence on a lot of things in game design as well as respected by those who play it. But the actual numbers mean nothing on the quality of the game, and as such, I feel that if that's the primary reason it wins, then the award was given out with disingenuous intentions.
still unfinished game, still shouldn't be allowed to win any awards, except for most anticipated title. you cant give an award to something that isn't complete.
its GAAS, it wont ever be complete.
Man you are reaching now. It's NOT OFFICIALLY RELEASED. You don't see half finished movies winning awards or cars not out of rototype getting crash awards. Why are videogames different And let me guess if it is finally gold next year you expect it to be nominated again... The delusion some people have is out of this world
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