PUBG: New State, the latest from the publisher of popular battle royale games including Battlegrounds Mobile India, has hit the one crore download mark on the Google Play Store in less than a week since its launch. The free-to-play battle royale game that launched for Android and iOS phones on November 11 features updated graphics, a new Troi map, as well as new vehicles. It is also set in the future, unlike the original PUBG game.
We previously reported that PUBG: New State, which launched last Thursday, encountered technical issues right after launch, preventing players from joining the game for a few hours. However, that hasn’t deterred gamers from downloading the game, which has now crossed the 10 million (one crore) download mark on the Google Play Store. Its publisher Krafton has yet to announce how many downloads the game has racked up on the App Store for iPhone and iPad users. The game currently allows users to login and get rewards from the Cosplay Party Crate through the Pre-Season Login Event between November 11 and December 1.
The new Battle Royale title has been experiencing serial issues after it launched globally in 200 countries including India. Users reported that their devices were bricked after downloading the game. Tipster Mukul Sharma had said that his device running Android 12 won’t boot after installing PUBG: New State. Krafton, in a statement to Gadgets 360, had responded by saying that he had performed enough tests for devices with similar specs to the Samsung Galaxy S7 (or devices with 2GB of RAM) and confirmed the game worked properly.
Over the weekend, Krafton also announced an optional update for players on Android devices containing bug fixes for PUBG: New State. These include disabling the Vulkan graphics API for Poco series devices, which caused the game to crash and freeze when playing on some phones. The search function in the Invite to Team section has also been disabled for the time being, according to the company. Krafton fixed a bug that prevented the game from displaying a server when choosing the Nearest Server function on Android phones, as well as another zoom bug in spectator mode. Users who have encountered general crashes or bugs on Realme devices should also update their game through the Google Play Store, according to the publisher.