PUBG Mobile Open Beta is finally available today February 9, 2018 and you’re probably looking how to download and play the game right on your mobile device. The game is now available world-wide and in English language.
You can download directly the game at Google Play for Android and App Store for iOS. You may also download the APK for Android and Emulators on this link.
For countries that currently blocked these games, you may still play the game and use a VPN, a reliable one are the ProtonVPN from Mozilla, it’s free and let’s you access the game anywhere you’re.
* UPDATE 03/20/2018 * – PUBG Mobile is now available in all countries. You can now play and download the game without VPN. Read More
* UPDATE 03/15/2018 * – A new English version of PUBG Mobile is now available in Google Playstore but region locked to Canada. Read more -> https://gamingph.com/2018/03/how-to-download-pubg-mobile-english-beta-canada-version/
Note: Content below are outdated.
Will show you how to download a clean copy of the game fresh from the game publisher Tencent. Be careful on some sites that give you direct download to the APK as this may contain malicious program.
Downloading the Prerequisite App and the game.
Before anything else, you have to register and download the WeChat app. This app is essential to give you an instant account in the game. You can download WeChat at:
- Google Play: play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tencent.mm&hl=en
- App Store: itunes.apple.com/us/app/wechat/id414478124?mt=8
To download the PUBG Mobile Open Beta, download the TapTap app (popular App store in china) at (www.taptap.com/app/70056) then click the download button for your device Android or iOS. Once the download is complete, install the app. Don’t forget to allow installation to unknown sources to complete the installation. After the installation, open the TapTap app and click the search icon. Then type “pubg” in the search field. Click the first result 绝地求生：刺激战场 or the app with 8.7 rating. If you still cannot find the app, usually you can find this app on the homepage or by directly going to this link www.taptap.com/app/70056. Now, download the PUBG mobile game and wait until it completes. The file is 500mb in size and it needs an additional 1GB storage for installation. If you encounter an error saying App is not installed, you need to free up some space to complete the installation.
Creating Account and Starting your first Match
On this step, we assume you already have WeChat installed in your device and already created an account for it. Now, let’s open the PUBG Mobile app and on the menu screen choose the WeChat login the one with green button. Once you click it grant access to your WeChat account and your PUBG Mobile account will be created. Now, you’re ready to create your character. If you’re familiar with PUBG interface, you should have no problem identifying the menu and understanding the language doesn’t really matter. There are some banner before entering the lobby and you might have problem closing this one, to close this banner just double tap the X button. You’re now ready to start your first match, just click the Yellow button on the Upper Left corner of the screen to start. Now, get your first chicken dinner and enjoy the game.
iOS user unable to download, asking to change to China store For iOS user, you have to change your App Store country to China. To do this, go to Settings > Your Account Name > iTunes & App Store. Then Tap your Apple ID, then tap Country/Region. Now change your country to China (Example: China, Shanghai, 201800) and then tap next. Then you just have to Agree to Terms and Conditions and ready to go. Crash problem in iOS, White background The PUBG mobile lightspeed version (www.taptap.com/app/70056) is commonly have problem with the iOS device, showing White background. We suggest you to use the Timi version of the game. You can download it at www.taptap.com/app/69515.
Frequently Asked Question
Is there anyway to Change Language in PUBG Mobile? Currently, there are no patch or settings to change the language to English. How to Start Solo, Duo or Squad Match On the first yellow button on the left corner of the screen. Press the dropdown button. The first selection should be Solo, second is Duo and the last option is squad. Side by Side Translation Chinese to English To help you understand the initial text in the game, here are the side by side translation to english. Main Lobby: Basic Settings: Picture Settings: Firing Settings: Vehicle Movement Settings: Sensitivity Settings: Loot Settings: Record Settings:
I still cant dl it for my ios in uae. Its saying that i need to change to chinese store. When i change it and go to taptap app and try to dl pubg its saying that i cant dl it and i need to go back to emiarti store. Please help
Hi, have you tried going to the apple store link of the game?
Pls help me when I press the green one to sign with we chat I wait a little bit then it sends me a message and I have to press OK then I press it and the game closes for me pls help me
Me too…. there should be a yellow button to press, and play the game.
Hi guys i can’t creat a account WeChat in Réunion Island :/ . anyone can help me ? . thanks
Hi matthias, have you tried using a VPN to create an account for it?
is there anyway you can make a screen by screen translation slide show to show what means what and how to add friends and invite them
Hi Joshua, we updated the post with english transalation..
Please help fails to install and I have 8gb of storage free…. android galaxy Note 3
Hi guys i have a problem . I cant install the game why??? (Note:i have j7 2016)
I have 7 gb free space
I cannot download it. it says app not downloaded
Hi, kindly free up some storage space to install the game..
Ay i downloaded the game and when the loading screen finished it shows a chinese message with a bunch of numbers and it gives me 2 options 1 to close the app and 1 to restart the loading screen. Pls help wtf do i do
Are you using IOS? Please try the TIMI version.
Hi Erwin I have the same problem as Jan, I’m using Android
how to fix the mic
Hey? Uhmmm im an ios user and i cant change the grapihics setting frame rate to max and the picture seting to high… please hell me up… can u send it to me via gmail? My gmail is email@example.com please i really need your help thanks
Can you not use android Bluetooth controller? I tried and the analog sticks worked for movement but that was it.
Will it be available in the west tho?!i mean the playstore…
Hi – Is there any way that i can change my in game name – when i created the character – i used the random selector and my name is now in Chinese. would like to change that , but do not see the option.
How can we communicate in a squad.. Mic is not working
How can we communicate In a party? I think the mic is not working.. When we turned it on.. We cant hear each others voices :3
I cant install the app i tried to install it several times but the problem is same i have 16gb of free storge but still it wont install please help i use samsung galaxy j7 (SM-J007F)
i stuck in loading screen tencent in emulator nox how i can fix it sir thanks
Hey i got same problems with you, does anyone knows how to fix this?
Yes I have the same problem…don’t know how to fix it either
Stil not working from creare caractor eror msg came and nothin happen
why i cant max the graphics?
I Have downloaded the game no problem. However, every time I open the game there is white screen and then it crashes. Is there a fix?
I am using IPad Air1
My brother is using a IPad Air2 and it works for him
I downloaded it with no problem….superb just like the pc one….the gameplay the graphics damn its good…i played other battle royales on android bt all r BS compared to this official pubg
Hello i have a problem on Android. The Loading Screen is white the In Game Menu is white even the Gameplay is white everything is white and the buttons black. is there problem here? can someone pls help me i really wanna play this.
thanks mate, to be honest it is better than ROS and other copy. original FTW
Damn, I am having a hard time registering to wechat… with the security check. grrrrr