Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Battle Royale mode is gradually becoming the most popular game on Twitch. Currently the game sits at third place, coming before Mass Effect: Andromeda, Counter-Srike: Global Offensive, and even Overwatch.
What puts Battlegrounds above the rest, is the most entertaining variant genre that it belongs to called Battle Royale. Playerunknown describes the game as:
“A last-man-standing shooter being developed with community feedback. Starting with nothing, players must fight to locate weapons and supplies in a battle to be the lone survivor. This realistic, high tension game is set on a massive 8×8 km island with a level of detail that showcases Unreal Engine 4’s capabilities.”
In addition, the one-man team is the one and only Brendan Greene. His experience speaks for itself:
“A pioneer of the Battle Royale genre. As the creator of the Battle Royale game-mode found in the ARMA series and H1Z1 : King of the Kill, Greene is co-developing the game with veteran team at Bluehole to create the most diverse and robust Battle Royale experience to date.”
As a new survival and Battle Royale game, it has a lot to live up to. According to it’s popularity on Twitch, Battlegrounds makes a statement where none other do. It’s the game that truly gets to the heart of Battle Royale that makes it one of the most entertaining games to both play and watch.
Have you been playing or watching Battlegrounds? Let us know in the comments what you think.