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PUBG, as most of you may be aware, is one of the most popular online multiplayer games that has been developed by PUBG Corporation. In fact, it was recently revealed that PUBG Mobile has over 100 million monthly active users, which excludes players in China.

Well that’s a huge user base, isn’t it?

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PUBG Mobile

But as is usually the case with other popular games, quite often PUBG hits the headlines for bugs/issues plaguing the game and service going down or not working. One such case has now surfaced again.

If you are on an Xbox or PS4 console and are wondering why PUBG (Player Unknown’s Battle Ground) game is down for you, then we have the information you are looking for.

Relax, you are not the only one affected by this outage as the game servers have entered a planned downtime for a couple of hours. What’s appeasing is that PUBG support Twitter handle officially announced this downtime sometime ago, as well as the reason behind it.

Here’s what PUBG support said while informing users regarding this on micro-blogging site Twitter:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live servers will enter a 2-hour maintenance on May 21 12AM PDT / 9AM CEST. During this time, we will be distributing Survival Title System Beta Season 1 rewards.

And here are the tweets informing users about this intended outage:

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PUBG support’s recent tweet

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PUBG support’s recent tweet

So there you go.

You’ll have to wait for a couple of hours before you can play the popular game again on your console. If the problem still persists, do let us know in the comments section below.

Update 1

Bad news: the maintenance has been extended by 2 hours. Here’s what the company just said:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance has been extended by 2 hours.

Live servers are now scheduled to be back online at 4:00am PDT / 1:00pm CEST

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance has been extended by 2 hours.

Live servers are now scheduled to be back online at 4:00am PDT / 1:00pm CEST.https://t.co/0BWbYdhSDO

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) May 21, 2019

Update 2

Another bad news: the maintenance time has been extended for the second time – for another 2 hours.

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance has been extended by an additional 2 hours and will end 6:00am PDT/3:00pm CEST

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance has been extended by an additional 2 hours and will end 6:00am PDT/3:00pm CEST.

While you wait, the PTS is online with rendering improvements and other changes coming to live servers next week.
Read: https://t.co/fDMtHenRd7https://t.co/EbS68Yv4WL

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) May 21, 2019

Update 3

Maintenance time is over.

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance is now complete.https://t.co/RlxNWcRWRV

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) May 21, 2019

Update 4 (May 22)

PUBG live servers are currently undergoing another maintenance period, which is expected to last for 7 hours (around 4 hours left as of writing).

PC Players: Live server maintenance for Update #29 has begun and is expected to last 7 hours.

Update #29 brings Vikendi loot and circle changes, Tactical Map Markers, new custom match content, QOL improvements and more!

PC Players: Live server maintenance for Update #29 has begun and is expected to last 7 hours.

Update #29 brings Vikendi loot and circle changes, Tactical Map Markers, new custom match content, QOL improvements and more!

Patch notes: https://t.co/QMTDKQN63E

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) May 22, 2019

Update 5 (May 22)

Maintenance period over:

PC Players: Live server maintenance is complete and Update #29 is now available!

PC Players: Live server maintenance is complete and Update #29 is now available!

Check out the changes which include our second round of Vikendi balance changes, Tactical Map Markers to assist with team communication and many more improvements!

Notes: https://t.co/QMTDKQN63E pic.twitter.com/VPmRPNaX3k

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) May 22, 2019

Update 5 (May 28)

Another maintenance period:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live server maintenance has begun and is expected to last 4 hours. During this time, the Public Test Server (PTS) will remain active and available to play. https://t.co/YXBxLxOSbO

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) May 28, 2019

Update 6 (May 28)

The maintenance period has been extended:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live server maintenance has been extended by 2 hours and is expected to be complete May 28 4am PDT / May 28 1pm CEST.https://t.co/EAGjp8MSPs

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) May 28, 2019

Update 7 (June 11)

Another maintenance today, and as is usually the case, it has been extended by 4 hours.

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live server maintenance has been extended by 4 hours and is expected to be complete June 11 6am PDT / 3pm CEST / 10pm KST. https://t.co/LaOJ6Ho3cJ

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) June 11, 2019

Update 8 (June 11)

Maintenance is now over:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live server maintenance is complete and the two previously mentioned bug fixes have been applied.https://t.co/LaOJ6Ho3cJ

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) June 11, 2019

Update 9 (June 27)

Yet another maintenance, but this time for 6 straight hours.

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live server maintenance has begun and is expected to last 6 hours. https://t.co/CwFLS5qH6s

— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) June 27, 2019

Let’s hope it doesn’t stretch beyond that.

PS: To check out live PUBG server status, head here. And for more PUBG related news and stories, interested readers may head here

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