We break down map sizes, weapons, mobility, and more, to determine which is the better game: PUBG vs Fortnite.
Fortnite. PUBG is an unfinished unoptimized pile of 💩.
Not really. It might be unoptimised but it's popular for a reason; it's fun to play. (Talking about the PC version btw. The Xbox version is laughable). Both are great games; but their actual combat is different and will cater for different people. Actual gunplay is far more satisfying for me on PubG. A lot more tense too. I like the building aspect in Fortnite. Not a bad way to try and distinguish the game from PubG even though it is quite blatantly a ripoff of it conceptually and also by design
PUBG goes pretty much like this... your walking then your dead, shot by someone with a sniper rifle you never even see. And even when your on the other end it's basically camping a window a bush or a tree until someone walks by. At least in Fortnite you almost always have some sort of gun battle with the people you encounter. Plus in Fortnite the guns are more interesting, in PUBG you can simply rank all the guns and pretty much shotgun beats everything in close fights and whatever gun has the longest range is the best in every other situation. In Fortnite the guns are ranked like an MMO with green blue purple ect. so it makes different types of guns viable. A purple SMG is going to be better than a green shotgun for example. So encounters become much more varied and the choice of what guns to use becomes a lot more complicated instead of just trying to get the same guns over and over.
> your walking then your dead That's the point. That's why people like it. It's about being very careful at how you move to the next point.
@Septic You were going in about Gran Turismo for having maintenance on the servers, but then you find a silver lining in PUBG? LMAO man if you don't get yah issa xbox yes man up out here smh.
Xbox is fine. If anyone actually understood what Early Access actually meant, they'd know what they were getting into. It's all about managing expectations. It'll get better.
Yesterday you were praising the Xbox version
Can't be a blatant ripoff if it puts it's own spin on the game mode lie you said it Using your logic Titanfall is a blatant ripoff of CoD. Neither Pubg or Player Unknown invented the concept. The Battle Royale concept predates Pubg and likely all video games. The design also existed before Pubg, plenty of games did Battle Royale before them. Can't ripoff off a game that lifted all of it's ideas from other places.
@yumi Sounds like you are not good at PUBG at all. "a purple smg" You do know that PUBG has attachments and that makes every gun unique. For example we have a fight at range, We both have M4s, I have 4x you have red dot. I have an advantage. Or 4x vs 4x and I have a grip. I personally hate the building aspect because it destorys the realism. Show me a wall you can put up in 1 second. And no one in their right state of mind can say Fortnite shooting mechanics are anywhere close to PUBG.
Fortnite maybe easier to "play" but when you get really good it is also more advanced imo. All you have to do is learn how to shoot in pubg while fortnite, no where is safe because everything can be built on or broken down. It's definitely harder to get into pubg though. Higher entry level
My son wants to play both but mainly fortnite because he is a big fan of Team Fortress 2 and this has that art style he likes. plus he can play it for free on the xbo unlike PUBG which would be $30 for the preview game.
@nowitzki2004 you are promoting "realism" in PUBG? C'mon...it may be more realistic than Fortnite but it's hardly realistic in general. You currently can't jump over anything higher than about 3 feet and the vault mechanics they are working on look horrible and may never work right. You can spin 360 degrees multiple times in a fraction of a second. You can drink a red bull to get health back. You can be "revived" by teammates after being shot in the head. Cmon, it has every unrealistic FPS trope ever. Only the gunplay is more realistic, aside from Fortnite's building mechanics, which are actually fun.
PUBG's new map on PC runs really smooth now. Old map I was lucky to get 75 fps on low at any part of the map. New map Im getting 120+ when in rural area when its quiet, 85 in city during firefights. Servers are still an issue at the start. Still getting desync, lag and occasional server crash. 25 million copies sold at $30 a pop they can afford to buy more reliable servers and staff. Fortnite gameplay is a lot more arcade than PUBG. Im looking for a bit of realism in my shooters so I stick with PUBG and put up with poorly optimized original map and crap servers.
Just played old map on test server, it runs a lot smoother. Was getting 90 fps at the start up island with 95 people running around. Used to be below 60. Looks like PC will be smooth for the most part before its 1.0 release next week. But the servers still need work.
Kind of tired of the PUBG hype beast. When Call of Duty encourages camping it's seen as a negative thing. But when PUBG does it then it's "innovative" "realism" no.. it's just boring, when you're walking around and know most houses just have someone sitting inside waiting for you to come in.. that isn't fun. The best way to win is basically to stay hidden as long as possible.. otheriwse you just get sniped out of nowhere. In fortnite this simply doesn't happen with the building mechanic. It changes up the game completely for the better. Not to mention all structures are destructable which also eliminates camping as a whole, it's simply a much better well thought out game in all honesty, optimization aside. Then you add the fact that it is much better optimized on all platforms and it's no contest. The fact that PUBG got nominations for GOTY is the biggest joke of 2017 and the gaming industry should be ashamed.
@Sono421 That's why I hate online multiplayer. Camping is a horrible flaw in these types of games and it requires no skill at all to do it.
the pc version of PUBG is reasonable as long as you dont expect to set it to max settings.
Fortnite for the simple reason of building. The fact it's also optimized is a major bonus. But when you are out in the open you can at least build something if you get shot at to make it a fair chance. In PUBG if you get shot you will likely die.
Yeah its a simple case of somewhat 'realistic' vs arcady.
Fortnite. If players are camping in a house, you don't have to walk in the front door to be met with instant "camper" death (like in PUBG); simply go through a wall, floor or the roof. Also, you can set traps, build forts, and everything is destructible. Fortnite FTW.
Yeah I'm guilty of probably giving people near heart attacks surprising them in bathrooms hiding in the tub 😂 Once they open that door it's game over, only time it ever happened to me I managed to kill the guy, but it was an Asian server so that's not saying much 😂 OT: PUBG is the better game, it's just hack ridden right now. Which is a huge problem that is hurting the game big time. About it being unoptimized, well that's natural. It's a MP only PC game, you're gonna have people having a bad time regardless. Full release is Dec 20 so we will see how that goes.
Not only is Fortnite more fun, but it's not a poorly optimized mess, and it's free. Furthermore, it seems like the developers have a lot more planned for it compared to PUBG.
I prefer PUGB's more realistic approach, but I agree that Fortnite is more accessible (massively, more) perhaps more fun and with a faster development roadmap.
in console gaming, there is no comparison, because Fortnite is light years ahead!!!!!
I would say Fortnite needs a 15-20sec delay before anyone can kill eachother.
That actually makes no sense! Everyone drops at different times. Plus in fortnight it's much easier to drop miles off the distance
Ofcourse Fortnite for now as its really, really polished, or we can wait for PUBG on PS4, where either Sony themselves will polish it into truly workable form or just plain deny its porting... not like MS who tried to buy out unfinished product out of desperation hehehe XD... Btw, wanna get your hands dirty with this sh!te? ;) ... You'll die laughing ... (Thanks Der_Kommandant for the heads up!) https://www.youtube.com/wat... :O :O :O
simple answer If you own a: PlayStation: Fortnite Xbox: Fortnite PC: PUBG
Haven't played pubg but battle royale is certainly a lot of fun. It looks better and performs better but I can't compare play enjoyment because I don't want to spend 30 euro on pubg.
I prefer Fortnite personally. I think Fortnite is just a more fun maybe less serious/hardcore version of PUBG, and building forts and stuff is really cool.
As a game, PUBG, as an Xbox experience, Fortnite.
I've been playing Fortnite BR since its release, I haven't had a chance to play PUBG due to owning a PS4 and not a PC powerful enough to run it. I have to say that PUBG's aesthetic appeals to me much more than Fortnite's. I have a preference for FPS too, and the FPS-only servers would probably be where I'd spend my time. Hopefully the exclusive deal with Microsoft won't last too long, and when/if it arrives on PS4 PUBG doesn't run like a legless donkey.
given the theme, genre and setting they both sound incredibly lame and mee-too.
Having played both, I'd stick with PUBG on my PC but Fortnite on my console. Of course, PUBG runs terribly on Xbox yet Fortnite is a load of fun with unique elements like building that PUBG doesn't have. However, I do like the more 'realistic' feel of PUBG compared to the arcady style of Fortnite. Both are great games IMO and it's hard to choose between them. I would willingly play both!
For me pubg. I like forrnite but pubg offers more that I want in weapons and attachments. The frames suck but they get better after a min. it's still fun with friends idk why everyone's complaing that much, I've made it in 5th place no problem. Controls are something to get use to but if you don't like it don't buy it 👌
PUBG on PC Fortnite on PS4..
well the console version of PUBG is atrocious, but on pc its the better game.
Lol and N4Gs hate train against PUBG simply because its exclusive to Xbox continues, its Titanfall all over again, a bunch of immature people trying their hardest to downplay a game played by millions for hours simply because THEY CANT PLAY IT!
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I'm gonna say Fortnite. The fact is that the game keeps getting optimized and updated with added content in comparison to PUBG. There are still people out there with decent PCs who should be running PUBG as a smooth experience, but isnt because the game is in fact, a poorly optimized game. Sure, its a more serious tone that if anything reminds me of socom with the last of us item scavenging, but the devs are really taking their 'sweet time' to even make this a great experience. The guys in charge of fortnite know what their doing, and its a much more fun game than it was released.
The one that is in PS4.
lol @ all the PlayStation guys pretending they've played both
I dunno people on here are probably going to say Fortnite which has been in development for something like 6 years. The funny the game didn't game any measure of popularity until it bit the Battle Royale theme from PUBG and others like it. They even plastered Battle Royal on the artwork. Yes you can say Battle Royal existed somewhere else before but don't be stupid. The success of PUBG is the reason it's in that game. Anyone who tries to deny that is just talking to talk.
Greene definitely made the genre popular. I don't think anyone can really deny that. DayZ Battlegrounds, Arma 3 Battle Royale, H1Z1, PUBG were all made with him on board. Fortnite copying the formula was obviously a business decision based off the popularity of Greene's works. Arma and DayZ were both also an important part of this genre's story seeing as the first Greene battle royale was a mod of DayZ (which was a mod of Arma 2) and shared a lot of what made DayZ popular. I actually prefer Greene's earlier mods to the full game because I prefer the level of realism and time to kill of the ARMA series. PUBG feels like an approach to bring the idea to a wider audience and Fortnite even more so. But when I play a game like this I want the time to kill to be low. It keeps the level of tension really really high which is what I like about these types of games. For the same reason I am pretty sure I won't like Fortnite as much as PUBG.
Man auto correct is a bitch
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