Xbox and West Coast Customs made a PUBG bus and here's how you can win it

The PUBG bus made by West Coast Customs.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds probably isn't the first battle royale game you think of in terms of busses, but a collaboration between Xbox and West Coast Customs may change that. The custom car shop made famous by its eponymous television show went to work on a special design for the game, resulting in a vehicle that's half old-school microbus and half roving demo station for PUBG on Xbox One. It's going on tour this summer, with stops planned for San Diego Comic-Con 2018 this weekend, PAX West in August/September, and after that… your driveway. Potentially.

Summer of PUBG is both an event series and a contest - which you can enter here if you meet the terms - and the grand prize is the very same bus Microsoft is using in the tour. Microsoft is a professional outfit so I'm sure it will be thoroughly cleansed of convention stank before you receive the keys. What would you do with a microbus with a glowing green Xbox logo in the grill and four Xbox One demo stations permanently mounted in the back? I mean… what wouldn't you do?

The first prize winner (not the same as the grand prize, which always confuses me) will get a 55" TV, a PUBG Xbox One X bundle, an Elite Xbox One controller, and a three-month subscription to Xbox Game Pass. Lastly, ten second prize winners will get a copy of PUBG and an Elite controller. Depending on your current life situation, I can see how those other prize packages may be more appealing than a bus.

And finally, back to the llama in the room: why would PUBG and Xbox choose to hitch their battle royale brand wagon to a custom bus when Fortnite literally has you start every match in a bus? I thought the same thing, but to be fair PUBG's been a fan of doing battle in busses for pretty much as long as Fortnite: Battle Royale's been around. This tweet is from September 2017, the same month Fortnite: Battle Royale went free-to-play (and a little while before it exploded in popularity). 

Plus, customizing a C-130 military transport plane with PUBG demo kits and airdropping players directly into Comic-Con probably would have been A LOT more expensive.

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