Following PUBG: Battlegrounds formally going free-to-play on January 12, 2022, mum or dad firm Krafton has revealed that it has constantly seen a “regular influx of greater than 80,000 new customers per day.”

The figures had been detailed in Krafton’s preliminary earnings announcement for the primary half of 2022, the place it additionally shared that “common income per consumer (ARPU) throughout all platforms elevated greater than 20% QoQ.” It additionally famous that worldwide markets exterior of South Korea accounted for 94% of PUBG’s income throughout Q2 2022.

PUBG Cellular has additionally been performing nicely for Krafton, because it at the moment ranks “second in gross sales amongst international cellular video games” and helped drive the corporate’s cellular enterprise income to $550.7 million.

The earnings announcement additionally mentioned a few of Krafton’s upcoming video games, together with Unknown World’s new IP that’s set in a “sci-fi world that options imaginative flip-based mostly gameplay,” Hanging Distance Studios’ The Callisto Protocol, and a at the moment untitled recreation challenge based mostly on the Korean fantasy novel, The Hen That Drinks Tears.

In our overview of the free-to-play model of PUBG: Battlegrounds, we mentioned that its “distinctive concentrate on large zones and life like simulation stay a whole lot of enjoyable, even when its novelty wore off years in the past.”

For extra on PUBG: Battlegrounds, take a look at the newest additions that arrived in Patch 19.1, incluing the MP9, Pillar Safety Automobile, Blue Chip Detector, Folded Defend, Ranked Season 19, and extra. You may also take a look at the crossover with Murderer’s Creed.

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Adam Bankhurst is a information author for IGN. You’ll be able to observe him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Twitch.

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