PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is one of the most widely popular and 5th best selling multi-platform video games designed by Brendan Greene and developed by PUBG Corporation & Bluehole, with over 50,000,000 PC units sold across the world. After its initial release on December 20, 2017, the battle royal concept of PUBG PC has become widely popular and people started loving this whole new gaming sensation. The game has currently over 200 million registered players.
For this tremendous popularity among the global audience, PUBG Corporation brought the game to mobile devices in collaboration with Tencent Games. PUBG Mobile also has way over 300 million monthly active users combined from iOS and Android platforms. However, after its rapid and ongoing success in the mobile gaming market, now developers are keen to target the mid-range budget gaming industry. Just a couple of months back, PUBG PC Lite has been released in beta for a few selected regions. While PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds requires a really highly tuned system to run, PUBG Lite can be enjoyed with low-end computer devices having less juice.
As of now, PUBG PC Lite is available to download in Thailand, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau, Bangladesh and selected Southeast Asia Region. Though it can be enjoyed from any region with just a use of VPN client. As the game is currently under beta test, full features compared to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds PC version are not available yet. Recently Sanhok map & bunch of new features have been added to the game, with another two maps available – Erangle & Miramar that can be played in TPP/FPP mode.
PUBG PC lite minimum requires 64 bit Windows 7,8,10 OS, coupled with Intel Core i3 2.4GHz CPU, Intel HD Graphics 4000 and 4 GB RAM. A basic hard disk space of 4 GB is needed to install the game. The recommended specification to download PUBG pc lite is Intel Core i5 2.8GHz processor, 8GB RAM, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 78870 and 64 Bit windows 7/8/10 OS. With minimal hardware requirements, this game has great visuals and optimizations that won’t let you feel any kind of lag. Here in this article, I’ll guide you on how to download PUBG PC Lite in India or in any other country with the help of VPN.
How to Download PUBG PC Lite in India [VPN Method]
In this guide, I’ll show you two methods that can be used to play PUBG Lite in India.
Step 1 – Download Softether VPN client with VPN gate plugin from here. Upon downloading it, you’ll get a zip file. Extract it using WinRAR or 7zip, and install the step up files. Or you may use Touch VPN which is available in windows store.
Step 2 – Now go to https://accounts.pubg.com/login and create a new account.
Step 3 – After setting up with your account, download PUBG PC lite installer from the official site https://lite.pubg.com/
Step 4 – This is the most important step, now you’ll need to connect with VPN. Make sure to choose a country where PUBG Lite PC is available. I will suggest you go for “Thailand” as you’ll get multiple servers of that region in Softether VPN Client application. Find an IP with Thailand region and connect with it over TCP / UDP protocol.
I will suggest you go for “Thailand” as you’ll get multiple servers of that region in Softether VPN Client application. Find an IP with Thailand region and connect with it over TCP / UDP protocol.
Step 5 – Go to Date and time settings, disable automatic date time and also disable automatic time zone option. Manually set the time zone to (UTC + 7:00 Bankok, Hanoi, Jakarta) if you’re using Thailand server.
Step 6 – Open up the PUBG Lite PC installer and run it, you’ll be required to log in with your credentials. After logging in, it’ll download the game data that is approximately 2GB to 2.5GB. Once download it completely, you would be able to play PUBG Lite on your PC.
This is just a tip, in case you’re getting a very high ping with playing PUBG PC lite using SoftEther or any other VPN, you may disconnect the game after entering in a match. The game will run smoothly without even connecting to a VPN server. But as soon as the match ends, you’ll get a notice “unavailable in your region” in the lobby. Just connect the VPN again in such case and click on reconnect. If you’re facing problem like slow speed to download PUBG PC Lite in India using this above method, then follow the alternate method below.
Alternate Method to Download & Play PUBG PC Lite without VPN [Using Garena]
Don’t get mislead by the above title, actually, in this method, you’ll be to download PUBG Lite PC without using VPN in any region. But to play it, you’ll be bound to use a VPN server.
Step 1 – Download and install official Garena Application on your windows pc from here.
Step 2 – Open up Garena Emulator and sign up for an account. After setting up, make sure to log in with your details. You would see PUBG PC lite icon on the home screen, click over it and hit the download button.
Step 3 – But in case the game isn’t appearing, close Garena and exit it from the taskbar. Now download Touch VPN from windows store or use this link to install the same on your desktop.
Step 4 – Using touch VPN connect to Singapore server and also change the system time zone to Singapore. Disable automatic date, time and timezone options.
Step 5 – Here we go. Now open up the Garena application, and click on PUBG Lite PC icon. You’ll see a download button at the bottom screen, click on it to get the game. As soon as the download is over, you’ll be able to play it.
That’s all, hope these two methods will help you to download PUBG PC Lite in India or in any other country where the game is not available yet officially. You may face some glitch or graphical bugs over the game as still, it’s in early stages in beta, that should improve over time.
When PUBG PC Lite Launch Date In India?
This is totally irrelevant to this article, but you might be a bit curious about when PUBG Lite for PC will be launched in India. Well, there are rumors all over the internet, just don’t listen to them. Actually, there’s no official timeline right now about its initial release in India. However, the game has already been released in our neighborhood country Bangladesh. So it would not take long for it to become available in our region, maybe in the next few months. Till then you’ve to use these VPN tricks to play PUBG PC Lite in India.