PUBG Has Xbox Servers In Oceania Now

Twitch shooters get a lot better when there's local servers to play on.

In a short post on the official PUBG forums, the developers have announced that Xbox One players can now access Oceania third-person servers for solo, duo, and squad games.

The announcement comes only a week after a Microsoft spokesperson told Kotaku Australia that "the PUBG Corp. team has selected the server structure that best meets the needs of each region and provides the most optimal wait times and gameplay experiences available in each market".

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First-person servers "will be added at a later date", with the post warning that there is no ETA as it's dependent on "player numbers". Same situation as what happened with PC, then.

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Comments

    "optimal wait times".... uh-huh?

    I assume, given that it's one of MS's big "exclusives" that someones going to put some money into fixing this games so it's remotely acceptable as a AAA game prior to the full-release?

    I'll wait for that.

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