Tencent Games, the developer of Player Unknown Battleground has been working diligently since early January 2019, to expend the accessibility of the game, with its lite version PUBG Lite for mobile and PC. PUBG Lite as of October 26, 2019 has been officially released in well over 60 countries in all the regions of the world.
Below is the complete list of countries, in alphabetical order, with official PUBG Lite releases. The lite version provides everything players have come to love about PUBG, in a compressed optimized package for less resource heavy devices.
PUBG Lite is launched and is available in the following countries:
- Aland Islands
- Antigua and Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Cayman Islands
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- El Salvador
- French Guiana
- Georgia (Different to the U.S state Georgia)
- Hong Kong
- Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
- Puerto Rico
- Saint Kitts and Nevis
- Saint Lucia
- San Marino
- Saudi Arabia
- Sri Lanka
- Syrian Arab Republic
- Trinidad and Tobago
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
- Virgin Islands
What if your country is not this list
New versions of the game is being release regularly. Over the past few months, the availability of PUBG Lite has expended from just a few, to a host of new countries.
The last expansion took place on October 2019, bringing PUBG Lite servers to a vast portion of Europe. The developer is focused on markets that the lite version is essential to users and continuing outward.
If you’re in a country where the lite version is unavailable, there are few workarounds that can get you online and playing:
- Use the regular version – Your device may be able to run the full version without a problem. Try closing unnecessary running programs to reduce overall RAM usage. Clearing your device of excess file that may be bloating and consuming disc space will give more storage space. SD cards can also extend built in storage for more space to install the large file.
- The popular workaround for PUBG Lite unavailability is using a virtual private network (VPN). A VPN is a networking program that can shield your network IDs, like IP address and location by using VPN server as some type of middle man so to speak. There are VPN services available for both mobile and desktop.
How to play PUBG Lite PC from anywhere
The following video will show you how to setup a VPN connection to play PUBG Lite if you’re not in one of those countries above.
How to play PUBG Mobile Lite for Android if you’re not in country with lite version
If you are not located in one of the above mentioned contries, the following video demonstrates how to setup a VPN connection for PUBG Mobile lite for android to enjoy the game from virtually anywhere.
A note on VPN Usage
The above-mentioned configurations are just workaround and are not perfect solutions. As the game is updated, the connections that worked today may not work later down the road. That is especially true when using a free service. If one does not work, try another, the process is the same.
Player Unknown Battleground (PUBG) is an online multiplayer shooter originally released on Steam in 2017 for Windows. Its userbase quickly grew and PUBG became one the most played game of all times.
60 -100 players descent upon an island via parachute, all whom have the same goal of being the last man standing. Player can also play in teams. Players start off with no gear or weapon. Player must scour the world around them for weapons, vehicles and other gear.