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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds appears to be testing a new free-to-play game called PUBG Lite. The game aims to offer the PUBG experience on less powerful hardware for free. The paid and full version of PUBG has surprisingly humble PC system requirements, but you still cannot play it on low-end hardware.

The company says that PUBG Lite is a completely different game from the paid PUBG and there is a dedicated team of developers working on the new free-to-play game. PUBG Lite is built from the ground up for less powerful computers and it has its own exclusive content and maps that will differentiate it from the paid game.

What is PUBG Lite?

PUBG Lite is a new free version of the popular battle royale game for low-end hardware. PUBG Lite has its own exclusive content, maps and other features. At the moment, PUBG Lite’s beta comes with Erangel map and you can play the game in Solo, Duo and Squad options

PUBG Lite is a completely standalone game from the paid PUBG and it will allow people who own budget laptops to play the game.

Can your PC run PUBG Lite? The good news is that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds new free-to-play PUBG Lite should work fine on low-end PCs.

What kind of CPU and graphics card do you need? Or how many gigs of RAM should your PC have to run the game smoothly? In this article, you’ll find the minimum PUBG Lite system requirements and recommended system specs.

PUBG Lite minimum system requirements

The minimum requirements to run PUBG Lite:

  • Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 64-bit are supported.
  • Intel Core i3 processor with up to 2.4GHz clock speed.
  • 4GB of RAM
  • Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Consistent internet connection.
  • 4GB of available space.

PUBG Lite recommended system requirements

The recommended system requirements to run PUBG Lite:

  • Windows 10, 8.1 and 7 64-bit.
  • Intel Core i5 processor with up to 2.8GHz.
  • 8GB of RAM.
  • Nvidia Geforce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870.
  • 4GB of storage.

It’s important to understand that better CPU and graphics card will ensure the smooth performance, but this game is compatible with low-end PCs as well.

PUBG Lite release date

As noted above, PUBG Lite is being beta tested in Thailand. It’s not known when PUBG Lite will be released in other regions, but it’s likely that the company will decide whether to expand PUBG Lite to more regions a couple months after the beta testing in Thailand.

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