[Maintenance over] PUBG down and not working on Xbox, PS4, or PC? Here’s PUBG server status and other info

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PUBG, as most of you may be aware, is one of the most popular online multiplayer games that has been developed by PUBG Corporation. In fact, it was recently revealed that PUBG Mobile has over 100 million monthly active users, which excludes players in China.

Well that’s a huge user base, isn’t it?

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PUBG Mobile

But as is usually the case with other popular games, quite often PUBG hits the headlines for bugs/issues plaguing the game and service going down or not working. One such case has now surfaced again.

If you are on an Xbox or PS4 console and are wondering why PUBG (Player Unknown’s Battle Ground) game is down for you, then we have the information you are looking for.

Relax, you are not the only one affected by this outage as the game servers have entered a planned downtime for a couple of hours. What’s appeasing is that PUBG support Twitter handle officially announced this downtime sometime ago, as well as the reason behind it.

Here’s what PUBG support said while informing users regarding this on micro-blogging site Twitter:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live servers will enter a 2-hour maintenance on May 21 12AM PDT / 9AM CEST. During this time, we will be distributing Survival Title System Beta Season 1 rewards.

And here are the tweets informing users about this intended outage:

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PUBG support’s recent tweet

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PUBG support’s recent tweet

So there you go.

You’ll have to wait for a couple of hours before you can play the popular game again on your console. If the problem still persists, do let us know in the comments section below.

Update 1

Bad news: the maintenance has been extended by 2 hours. Here’s what the company just said:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance has been extended by 2 hours.

Live servers are now scheduled to be back online at 4:00am PDT / 1:00pm CEST

Update 2

Another bad news: the maintenance time has been extended for the second time – for another 2 hours.

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance has been extended by an additional 2 hours and will end 6:00am PDT/3:00pm CEST

Update 3

Maintenance time is over.

Update 4 (May 22)

PUBG live servers are currently undergoing another maintenance period, which is expected to last for 7 hours (around 4 hours left as of writing).

PC Players: Live server maintenance for Update #29 has begun and is expected to last 7 hours.

Update #29 brings Vikendi loot and circle changes, Tactical Map Markers, new custom match content, QOL improvements and more!

Update 5 (May 22)

Maintenance period over:

PC Players: Live server maintenance is complete and Update #29 is now available!

Update 5 (May 28)

Another maintenance period:

Update 6 (May 28)

The maintenance period has been extended:

Update 7 (June 11)

Another maintenance today, and as is usually the case, it has been extended by 4 hours.

Update 8 (June 11)

Maintenance is now over:

Update 9 (June 27)

Yet another maintenance, but this time for 6 straight hours.

Let’s hope it doesn’t stretch beyond that.

Update 10 (July 09)

Yet another 2-hour maintenance today.

Here’s hoping the company sticks to the schedule and there’s no unwanted delay.

Update 11 (July 30)

PUBG servers are down today due to maintenance. Here’s what the company announced about this maintenance a few hours ago:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live servers will undergo maintenance for 6 hours on July 29 10pm PDT / July 30 7am CEST.

The Deagle, BRDM-2, Ledge Grab, Improved Loot Sorting, and more will be available once maintenance is complete.

Maintenance Schedule:

PDT: July 29 10pm – July 30 4am

CEST: July 30 7am – 1pm

For more info, head here.

Update 12 (July 30)

While the maintenance is now complete, team PUBG has acknowledged a new issue. Here are the details:

Xbox & PS4 Players: We are aware of an issue where directional input is registered twice while navigating the STORE and CUSTOMIZATION menu. We are working to resolve this issue and will post an update once resolved

Update 13 (July 31)

Another maintenance today, which has now started:

PC Players: Live server maintenance has begun and is expected to last 4 hours. A hotfix will be applied during maintenance to resolve a handful of bugs. Full details can be found at the bottom of our patch notes

Below are some notable bug fixes included in the hotfix:

– Fixed issue at Paradise Resort and Hacienda del Patron which allowed players to get to unintended locations
– Fixed graphics issue with certain settings after unscoping
– Fixed unintended howling wind noise on Erangel

For more info, head here.

Update 14 (August 01)

PUBG servers are reportedly down at the moment. We’re seeing a string of complaints from users on social media platforms (see here) that say they are getting ‘Servers are too busy at the moment’ notification.

We are keeping a close watch on this, and will update the story as and when we find something newsworthy to share.

Update 15 (August 08)

Live maintenance has begun.

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live server maintenance has begun and is expected to last 1 hour. A hotfix will be applied during maintenance to resolve the Radio Message activation bug, and instances of game crashing caused by weapon charms and rendering issues.

Update 16 (August 08)

The maintenance was completed on time. Here’s what team PUBG said:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance is complete! A hotfix has been applied to resolve the Radio Message activation bug, and instances of game crashing caused by weapon charms and rendering issues. Please submit a post on our forum if you continue to experience further game crashes

Update 16 (August 12)

Another maintenance today. Here’s what PUBG Support tweeted:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live servers will undergo maintenance for 12 hours on August 12 7pm PDT / August 13 3am CEST.

Survivor Title Season 2 will end with maintenance.

The maintenance period will be used to further investigate and collect data related to “Lost Connection to Host”

Please be aware that matches played once Survivor Title Season 2 concludes will not grant SP.

SP gains will resume with the new Survival Title Season. More information and a specific timeline will be shared at a later date

Update 17 (August 13)

Server maintenance schedule for PC players:

PC Players: Live servers will undergo routine maintenance for 4 hours starting Aug 13 5:30pm PDT / Aug 14 2:30am CEST / Aug 14 9:30am KST.

Update 18 (August 13)

Maintenance now complete for Xbox and PS4.

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live server maintenance is now complete. Log in now to claim your Survival Title Season 2 rewards!

Please note that there will be no SP gain until the next Survival Title Season begins. More details on the next season will be shared at a later date

Update 19 (August 14)

Server maintenance for PC players is now live. The following message was shared by PUBG Support on Twitter a couple of hours ago:

PC Players: Live server maintenance has begun and is expected to last 4 hours.

Update 20 (August 21)

Live server maintenance has begun, and is expected to last around 7 hours.

A handful of QoL improvements, Dynamic Weather on Erangel, in-game UI adjustments, bug fixes and more, will be available once maintenance is complete!

While we hope the maintenance period doesn’t extend beyond its stipulated time of 7 hours, you can meanwhile checkout the patch notes here.

Update 21 (August 21)

The maintenance has finished.

PC Players: Live server maintenance is complete and Update 4.2 is now available!

This update brings Dynamic Weather to Erangel, QoL improvements, UI adjustments, Vehicle Engine Toggle, new skins, 25+ bug fixes and more!

Update 22 (August 27)

Live server maintenance begins:

Xbox & PS4 Players: Live server maintenance has begun and is expected to last 6 hours

Update 23 (August 27)

Live server maintenance for PC players has also begun:

PC Players: Live servers will undergo maintenance for 4 hours on Aug 27 5:30pm PDT / Aug 28 2:30am CEST / Aug 28 9:30am KST

Update 24 (August 27)

Server maintenance has completed for Xbox & PS4.

Xbox & PS4 Players: Maintenance is complete. Season 4 has arrived with Update 4.2 now live on consoles!

This update brings the Erangel Visual Update, Survivor Pass 4: AFTERMATH, weapon & vehicle balancing, and more.

Update 25 (August 28)

Another maintenance going on currently for PC users. More details here.

Update 26 (August 28)

Server maintenance has been completed for PC players.

PC Players: Live server maintenance is now complete!

5 bug fixes are now live and have been added to the patch notes.

However, the team has acknowledged a new issue which is affecting PC players:

PC Players: We are actively working to resolve an issue causing distortion of the ADS view while prone. An announcement will be made once this issue is resolved

Update 27(August 31)

Both PUBG and Xbox are down and not working going by reports populating Twitter. Outage tracking service Down detector also conveys the same. PUBG support however hasn’t given a word on the matter yet.

Update 28 (August 31)

Xbox support says the team’s looking into the login issue that users are currently facing.

We’re aware that some users are unable to sign in currently & our teams are looking into it now. We’ll update when we have more info to share.

Update 29 (September 03)

Live server maintenance scheduled for PC players revealed.

PC Players: Live servers will undergo routine maintenance for 4 hours starting Sep 3 5:30pm PDT / Sep 4 2:30am CEST / Sep 4 9:30am KST.

Update 30 (September 04)

Maintenance has now started:

PC Players: Live server maintenance has begun and is expected to last 4 hours.

Performance improvements to mitigate FPS drops will be implemented during maintenance.

Update 31 (September 04)

Maintenance is now over:

PC Players: Live server maintenance is now complete!

Performance improvements have been implemented to mitigate FPS drops.

Update 32 (September 24)

Live server maintenance has been scheduled for PC players for tomorrow.

PC Players: Live servers will undergo maintenance for 7 hours on Sep 24 5:30pm PDT / Sep 25 2:30am CEST / 9:30am KST.

Update 4.3 including Survival Mastery, changes to Red Zone and footstep sounds, the DBS weapon and more will be available once complete!

Update 33 (Oct 01)

Live server maintenance has stated for console players:

Console Players: Live server maintenance has begun and is expected to last 6 hours.

Update 34 (Oct 01)

Today, a maintenance is also scheduled for PC players.

PC Players: Live servers will undergo maintenance for 4 hours on Oct 1 5:30pm PDT / Oct 2 2:30am CEST / Oct 2 9:30am KST.

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Update 35 (Oct 01)

The update (v4.3) is now live for console players.

Console Players: Update 4.3 is now available!

Cross Platform Play is here, which will allow our PlayStation and Xbox players to be matched into the same matchmaking pool. This update also brings Survival Mastery, the DBS, and more!

Update 36 (Oct 02)

Maintenance for PC players is now live.

PC Players: Maintenance has started and is expected to last 4 hours.

Update 37 (Oct 02)

Maintenance is over for PC players.

PC Players: Live server maintenance is now complete.

Due to player feedback, we’ve reverted footstep sound changes implemented in Update 4.3.

We plan to make additional changes in the future and will share further details at a later date.

In addition, a bugfix has also been been enforced for better sound effect.

A bug fix has been applied to ensure correct sounds are played based on the surface material type.

Additionally, we’ve made improvements to the ledge grab sound effect based on player feedback.

PS: To check out live PUBG server status, head here. And for more PUBG related news and stories, interested readers may head here

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