PUBG goes free to play for one week on PC: special rewards, drops events and more

PUBG Free Play Week has been announced from August 10th to August 16th. During this period, PC gamers will be able to enjoy access to all game modes. In addition to this, PUBG will let players retain their missions and stats earned during the Free Play Week after the event as well. Players can keep their XP, BP, pass, and mission rewards.

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Notably, the event will be available only on Steam on PC and after the players have purchased the game. Players can purchase the game from the Steam store on PC to access the Free Play Week event. PUBG also has several rewards lined up for those who participate in the Free Play Week. Let’s take a look at all details of the event.

PUBG Free Play Week: drops events, rewards and more

PUBG Free Play Week

PUBG Free Play Week will be available from August 10th to August 16th

As mentioned before, players will be required to purchase the PUBG game on the Steam store to be able to participate in the Free Play Week. They will then have to create a global Account on and link the account with their Steam account. Those who do this step will be eligible to claim traditional glass (round) as a reward.

The PUBG Free Play Week will commence on August 10th 2.30am IST and will continue for exactly one week. During the week, there will be reward distribution every day at 11.30pm IST. The PUBG Free Play Week Schedule as listed on the official website is as follows:

  • PDT: August 9th, 2pm – August 16th, 2pm
  • CEST: August 9th, 11pm – August 16th, 11pm
  • KST: August 10th, 6am – August 17th, 6am

There will be drops events with special rewards, where players will need to clear the mission to claim those rewards. Below is the list of all special drops events and rewards.

Drops EventsMissionRewards
ParachuteTravel 600m in total by parachute
Sleeveless Cheetah Top
Ledge grabLedge grab over obstacles 2 times.
Utility Belt (Brown)
Use 2 emotesUse emotes 2 times to express an emotion in a single match.
Rugged (Beige) – M16A4
SurviveSurvive for 200 min in total. This includes the time for spectating your teammate in duo/squad mode.Wrangler Shirt
Loot itemsLoot 300 items in total.
Wide Pants (Red)
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