PUBG Lite System Requirements Revealed - F2P Version of PUBG Designed for Low-End Systems

Written by Jon Sutton on Tue, Jan 29, 2019 11:20 AM
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PUBG Corp has recently announced PUBG Lite, a new, easier to run version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds designed for markets where PUBG's standard system specs may be difficult to meet with the hardware available. PUBG Lite will be free-to-play and features much lower system requirements than traditional PUBG. The PUBG Lite Beta Test is currently only available to play in Thailand but the service will eventually be expanded to other global territories.

PUBG Lite Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-530 2.9 GHz or AMD Phenom II X3 720 2.8 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB System Memory
  • GPU RAM: N/A
  • GPU: GeForce GT 620 or Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • DX: DirectX 11
  • HDD: 4GB Available Hard Drive Space

PUBG Lite Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10 64-bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-650 3.2 GHz or AMD Phenom II X4 805 2.5 GHz
  • RAM: 8 GB System Memory
  • GPU RAM: 2 GB Video Memory
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870
  • DX: DirectX 11
  • HDD: 4GB Available Hard Drive Space

Well, it's definitely nice to see PUBG get some system requirements that match its visuals. But enough shade because these system specs for PUBG Lite will definitely open up the battle royale shooter to a far wider audience. It's just one area where Fortnite: Battle Royale has held a huge advantage - it performs great and it only needs a dirt-cheap PC to run.

We won't dwell on Fortnite too long but it's certainly interesting the minimum and recommended specs for PUBG Lite are almost note-for-note the same as for Fortnite. PUBG Corp may have got PUBG running like Fortnite after all this time, at the expense of visual quality.

In terms of specs, PUBG Lite's are rock-bottom. An almost decade-old PC could match up to these minimum specs, making PUBG Lite perfect laptop fodder than can also run on integrated graphics. The graphics card requirements are about as low as it gets in 2019, paired with a meagre 4GB RAM, a dual-core processor and a tiny 4GB installation. Pair this with its free-to-play nature and this is literally PUBG for all.

Should you want to crank the weaker visuals to the max then any old 2GB VRAM DX11 video card will do the job. The GTX 660 is recommended, but you could also throw something like the GTX 750 or the R7    260X at it and get top results.

As always, you can check out how well your PC can run PUBG Lite System Requirements here, where you can check benchmarking and performance from other users. Compare your graphics card to PUBG Lite GPU benchmark chart and we also have a PUBG Lite Frames Per Second system performance chart for you to check.

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03:29 Jan-31-2019

Or they could just optimize the game in the first place.

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14:39 Jan-29-2019

My 2009 laptop might run this version of the game!

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13:54 Jan-29-2019

"Well, it's definitely nice to see PUBG get some system requirements that match its visuals." - my favorite line

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20:43 Jan-29-2019

Well, that's because the mobile version is developed by Tencent Games, which made a nice optimization for Android devices. With the same level of optimization and with the better GPU drivers on PC, I think those recommended requirements are pretty high for 1080p 60 FPS. The emulated version for Android runs on my GTX 660 with half GPU usage at 1080p on max graphics.

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11:23 Jan-29-2019

after checking pubg lite, it is same as pubg mobile

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11:41 Jan-29-2019

Here's a YT video that's a very good apples to apples comparison.

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12:17 Jan-29-2019

mobile looks like @ss lol

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16:04 Jan-29-2019

I've played games that looked far worse.

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12:14 Jan-29-2019

I hope they put a larger view distance than mobile.

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15:26 Jan-29-2019

After looking at that comparison video for like only a minute I can already say that I would prefer the steam version over the F2P version.


...Not that I have any interest in PUBG or any other battle royale game for that matter.

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15:28 Jan-29-2019

The only reason I still have Fortnite installed is for when Save the World eventually becomes F2P.

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20:31 Jan-29-2019

Of course you'll prefer it, is a paid version for gaming PCs, the other is free version for low-end PCS based on the free version for mobile phones.

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