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PUBG rips off Fortnite’s Battle Pass, adds first-person mode

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PUBG Mobile first person
Play PUBG Mobile in first person!
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PUBG Mobile just got a huge update on mobile as it steps up its fight back against Fortnite.

Its new Royale Pass, just like Fortnite’s Battle Pass, gives PUBG Mobile players the ability to unlock rewards as they level up. Daily and weekly challenges will be available to help you progress faster. The update also brings a new first-person mode and lots more.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and other awesome apps of the week

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Awesome Apps
'Appy weekend, everyone!
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A great battle royale game that’s sure to become one of the year’s most popular titles (and isn’t Fortnite!) is just one of our picks for this week’s “Awesome Apps of the Week.”

In addition, we’ve got a great update for a tremendous iPad drawing app, a minimalist puzzle game, and more. Check out our selections below.

You’re winning PUBG Mobile because you’re playing against bots

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PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile is easy at first.
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So, you’re racking up wins in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds on iOS and you’re thinking about quitting your day job, ditching the wife and kids, and going pro. But wait!

You’re probably finding the game relatively easy if you’re a new player because you’re going up against bots. PUBG Mobile uses bots to ease new players into the game, then gradually reduces the number of them as you improve and level up.