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PUBG Sells an Estimated 582,000 Units First Week at Retail on the Xbox One

PUBG Sells an Estimated 582,000 Units First Week at Retail on the Xbox One - Sales

by William D'Angelo , posted on 11 February 2018 / 9,093 Views

The multiplayer online battle royale game from publisher Microsoft and developer PUBG Corp. - PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds - sold 581,761 units first week at retail on the Xbox One, according to our estimates. First week sales can be viewed on the VGChartz Global Weekly Chart for the week ending December 16.

The figures come from sales of a code in a box, therefore, digital sales of the game will be much higher than a standard retail release.


Breaking down the sales by region, the game sold best in the US with 349,684 units sold (60%), compared to 146,895 units sold in Europe (25%). Looking more closely at Europe, the game sold an estimated 69,654 units in the UK, 19,986 units in Germany, and 11,667 units in France.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds released for the Xbox One worldwide on December 12, 2017 as an Xbox Game Preview title.

A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at or on Twitter @TrunksWD.

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malistix1985 (on 11 February 2018)

code in a box so its pretty much digital, PUPG impresses on xbox one in sales numbers

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PhatChips malistix1985 (on 11 February 2018)

Might have to do something with the game being on game preview. When it launches as a finished product, we can then probably expect a physical disc release

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nanarchy malistix1985 (on 11 February 2018)

@PhatChips, not so sure. a game like PUBG which is purely a MP online game they may decide a disk release is just an unnecessary additional cost.

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PhatChips malistix1985 (on 12 February 2018)

Only saying from what I have seen with Ark Survival Evolved. Conan Exiles is also coming to retail in May, when the game is going out of early access. So I assume we'll see PUBG launch on PS4 and Xbox on retail disc too

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ROCKY223 (on 11 February 2018)

For a game this broken, that’s impressive

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Azzanation (on 12 February 2018)

Not bad for a digital game. They need to heavily update it fast.

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