PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has sold 1 million copies

Since entering Early Access on March 23, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has remained atop the Steam global top seller's list, drawing a peak crowd of 89,000 concurrent players. It has also crossed the million sales mark this week, according to this morning's press release.

"We couldn’t have reached this milestone without the dedication of our players and we are truly humbled by their passionate response," writes Brendan Greene in the release. "As we move to make improvements and deliver new content we will actively engage this growing fan base."

We've covered Battlegrounds extensively, including our list of what we'd like to see from the battle royale shooter as it makes its way through Early Access—a few of which have already come true. Evan has been enjoying the game, calling it an entry-level Arma, and we also put together a list of tips on staying alive in Battlegrounds.

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Chris started playing PC games in the 1980s, started writing about them in the early 2000s, and (finally) started getting paid to write about them in the late 2000s. Following a few years as a regular freelancer, PC Gamer hired him in 2014, probably so he'd stop emailing them asking for more work. Chris has a love-hate relationship with survival games and an unhealthy fascination with the inner lives of NPCs. He's also a fan of offbeat simulation games, mods, and ignoring storylines in RPGs so he can make up his own.