PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds guide: complete tips and guides to help you win the Battle Royale


PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has made the leap from PC to Xbox One, opening up a world of Battle Royales, blue circles of death, and tasty chicken dinners. It's also a cruel and unforgiving world, where you have no chance of besting your 99 opponents without some knowledge to back you up - and that's where our guides come in.

We've spent many hours running the gauntlet on the island of Erangel, and worked with top players to bring you a whole host of tips and tricks to improve the odds in your favour. Take a look at our guides below and start climbing your way up the leaderboard.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds guides

If you're looking for help with PUBG then you've come to the right place! As well as pointers for getting your head around the unorthodox console controls and tips on how to get started in the game, we've got specific advice on where to go and what gear to grab to give you the best possible chance of becoming that #1 surviving player.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Controls Guide

If you want to last for longer in PUBG then you need to know how all the controls work, which may sound obvious but some of the inputs are quite different to other games. Learn how to switch from third person aiming to first person scoping, change your grenade throwing motion and more in our guide on How to aim in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on Xbox One (and the rest of the controls explained).

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Beginner's Guide

How does the blue circle work? What the heck can I do with a frying pan? Why is everyone obsessed with chicken? If these are the sorts of questions you're asking yourself, you could definitely benefit from reading our PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Xbox One beginner's guide: frying pans, blue circles and chicken dinners explained.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Survival Tips

If you want to keep going until the final circle, you're going to need some pointers for outliving the other 99 players. To get closer to earning a victorious meal, check out our PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Xbox One survival tips - 10 ways to stay alive and win that chicken dinner.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Map Guide

Erangel is a huge place, with a variety of areas and terrains that affect how you move around them and the sort of loot you can expect to find there. We've broken down the whole region to show you how risky each of the main locations are in our PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds map guide: find the best landing zones in Erangel.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Best Guns

Forget the frying pan - if you're going to survive then you need a proper weapon, and PUBG has an array of assault rifles, SMGs, shotguns, sniper rifles and more to scavenge. If you want to know which shooters you should look out for then read our PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gun guide - what are the best weapons on Xbox One?

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Best Armor

Every helmet and bulletproof vest in PUBG has an armor level between one and three, and understanding the differences in their durability and damage reduction could save your life in a firefight. We've got all the information you need in our PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds armor guide - get the best helmets and vests.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Best Starting Gear

As soon as you parachute into a round of PUBG, your first instinct is to grab as much loot as you can - however, there's only so much you can carry at once, meaning you'll need to prioritise what you take. To help you with these decisions, we've split items into tiers depending on their usefulness in our Best PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds starting gear guide - what to prioritise, keep and ditch when you land.

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