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Get a glimpse of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' desert map

Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene revealed a glimpse of Battlegrounds' upcoming desert map during his Gamescom keynote today, specifically a sand-covered city. Not the sort of place you’d want to take a holiday, but I hear that it’s rich in chicken.

It’s hard for me to not look at the rundown city and see countless places where I’ll probably die. With its plethora of high-rise buildings looking over large open spaces, it looks like a sniper’s heaven, and thus my hell.

The cliffs off in the distance make the city look like a deadly arena, and it also makes me wonder if we’ll be able to climb them. Going on a ramble up a mountain is one of my favourite PUBG activities, largely because I’m a terrible coward and it’s a good place to hide. 

Greene announced a milestone a couple of days ago, revealing that 8 million copies of the game had been sold, and it now boasts the concurrent player record for a non-Valve game on Steam.

Fraser is the sole inhabitant of PC Gamer's mythical Scottish office, conveniently located in his flat. He spends most of his time wrangling the news, but sometimes he sneaks off to write lots of words about strategy games.