The amusement was discharged for Microsoft Windows by means of Steam's initial access beta program in Walk 2017, with a full discharge on December 20, 2017. That same month, the diversion was discharged by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox One through its Xbox Amusement Review program. A couple of months after the fact, it was confined and discharged by Tencent Games in China, while two versatile renditions in view of the amusement for Android and iOS were additionally discharged. By Walk 2018, the diversion sold more than forty million duplicates over all stages, with the Windows form having sold more than thirty million and holding a pinnacle simultaneous player tally of more than three million on Steam, an untouched high on the stage, while the Xbox adaptation sold more than five million itself.
Battlegrounds got a few positive audits from faultfinders amid the two its initial access period and on conclusive discharge; analysts found that while the diversion still was not completely completed and had some specialized defects, Battlegrounds introduced new kinds of gameplay that could be effectively drawn closer by players of any ability level and was exceptionally replayable. The diversion got a few selections for Round of the Year and different honors for 2017, and is considered by Greene to be the characterizing session of the fight royale type. A few other computer games, following in Battlegrounds' prosperity, included fight royale-style modes, while various clones, principally out of China, likewise showed up. PUBG Enterprise has run a few little competitions and acquainted in-diversion devices with help with broadcasting the amusement to observers, as they wish for it to wind up a prominent eSport.