PUBG: Battlegrounds Servers Down Right Now (January 10, 2022)

PUBG PC servers are currently down, as scheduled and confirmed by the developers. The maintenance downtime was announced on all of the game’s social channels. So if you have plans to play the game right now, you will have to sit tight for a while until the maintenance is done.

Do not expect a new patch or update going up this soon. The developers are migrating all accounts to the new account system. This maintenance should last for 38 hours, so stay tuned for more information. You can also check our PUBG PC patch notes for all the details.

Are PUBG PC Servers Down Right Now?

The following statement was released by developers regarding the maintenance work going on right now:

[PC/CONSOLE] Live & Test Servers will undergo maintenance for approximately 38 hours as we transition to F2P starting Jan 10 10AM PST/Jan 10 7PM CET/Jan 11 3AM KST. Once complete, Update 15.2 will be available on the Live Servers.

We will update back here once the servers get back online and you all can get back to the action again.

How to Pre Register for F2P?

In order to take part in the F2P event and earn tons of free rewards, you will have to register. However, there is a small requirement that you must fulfill. You must link your KRAFTON ID to your platform account(s) before participating in the events.

Once you have linked your ID, sign in to the pre-registration website and you will be registered. These are the rewards you can get:

  • 1 Highside Slick Lv. 1 Backpack Item
  • 1 Highside Slick T-Shirt Item
  • 1 Preset Slot Coupon (7 Days)

However, you have to be quick because the event will end soon.

  • PST: ~ January 11, 2022 3:59 PM
  • CET:  ~ January 12, 2022 12:59 AM
  • KST:  ~ January 12, 2022 8:59 AM

When Will PUBG PC be F2P?

PUBG: Battlegrounds Maintenance - Server Down Right Now on January 10, 2022

PUBG has appeared on various platforms to allow all players to experience the hit battle royale experience. After being released almost six years, PUBG: Battlegrounds is Free to Play. The game will be utterly F2P after the live server maintenance aforementioned on January 12, 2022.

Players who already owned the game will have a unique BATTLEGROUNDS Plus account to receive a commemorative pack.

BATTLEGROUNDS Plus unlocks access to the following:

  • Survival Mastery XP +100% boost
  • Career – Medal tab
  • Ranked Mode
  • Creating Custom Matches

BATTLEGROUNDS Plus includes the following items:

  • Captain’s Camo Hat
  • Captain’s Camo Mask
  • Captain’s Camo Gloves
  • Bonus 1300 G-COIN

If you want to receive these bonuses and have not purchased the game, you can get it for $12.99 USD after the F2P transition.


That is everything you need to know about the server maintenance of PUBG PC and its F2P transition. Let us know in the comments below if you are excited about this massive change or not. If you’d like to read more game updates and news, check out our Patch Notes section

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