Mobile Battle Royale, PUBG: NEW STATE to begin limited Alpha Test in June

KRAFTON, Inc. has recently announced that it will conduct a closed Alpha Test for PUBG: NEW STATE, the Sequel to the original PUBG. The game will be available for Android users in the United States from June 11-13.


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Developed by PUBG Studio, pioneers of the battle royale genre and creators of PUBG, PUBG: NEW STATE will launch as a free-to-play experience on Android and iOS in 2021. PUBG: NEW STATE recreates PUBG’s original Battle Royale experience, making it the most realistic battle royale game on mobile.

Key PUBG: NEW STATE Alpha Test Dates:

  • Alpha Test Application Period:
    • Start: May 21 at 12:00 a.m. PDT
    • End: June 6 at 8:59 p.m. PDT
  • Alpha Test:
    • Start: June 11 at 6:00 p.m. PDT
    • End: June 13 at 8:59 p.m. PDT

The Alpha Test will be focused on measuring an early version of the game’s performance, server and network stability, and in-development gameplay systems. The feedback KRAFTON receives during the Alpha Test will help ensure the company meets the expectations of its community when PUBG: NEW STATE is released later this year. During the Alpha Test, players will be able to drop into TROI, a futuristic 8×8 map, where they will be able to experience distinct gameplay features in advance of the launch and explore a section of the PUBG universe in 2051.

“We are committed to using all the valuable community feedback and game data we receive during the Alpha Test to improve and deliver an experience that meets fan expectations when it launches. Our goal is to craft a truly enjoyable gameplay experience for players across the world, and we can’t wait to get the game into the community’s hands soon.”

Minkyu Park, Executive Producer for PUBG: NEW STATE

Those interested in the game can also pre-register on the Google Play Store page, where available. iOS details will be revealed during Q3 of this year. For game info and more on the upcoming Alpha Test, please visit their official website.