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PUBG Mobile global version vs PUBG Mobile Korean (KR) version: How different are the games in 2021?

Comparing two PUBG Mobile iterations (Image via Sportskeeda)
Comparing two PUBG Mobile iterations (Image via Sportskeeda)
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Modified 06 Jan 2021, 12:21 IST
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PUBG Mobile is possibly the most played battle royale game on mobile platforms. It has a few localized adaptations, including Taiwan, Vietnam, and Korea.

The global and Korean versions are the most renowned ones from the list. While PUBG Corporation distributes the latter, Tencent Games publishes the worldwide edition. 

The two games are indistinguishable regarding game mechanics, but there are a few differences. This article looks at the latter aspect in these two adaptations of PUBG Mobile.

Also read: PUBG Mobile unban unlikely to happen any time soon: Report

PUBG Mobile KR and PUBG Mobile global version: Differences between these games


#1 - Exclusive events and rewards

Different events present in PUBG Mobile KR
Different events present in PUBG Mobile KR

PUBG Mobile Korea includes a few region-specific and selective in-game occasions that offer players chances to get various exclusive rewards.

For instance, in the sign-in event, players will get two Donkatsu Medals. They can get up to 50 medals through the Gift Box Login Event Reward.

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Events in PUBG Mobile global version
Events in PUBG Mobile global version

The global version of PUBG Mobile does not have as many events for players.

#2 - In-game currency

Donkatsu Medal in PUBG Mobile KR
Donkatsu Medal in PUBG Mobile KR

In the Korean version, AG (Ace Gold) money is not present. It has Donkatsu Medals, which can be utilized to open a few classic and premium crates. Players stand a chance to win exciting rewards from these crates.

Players can likewise get this currency by finishing in-game tasks and events. They can also procure them as part of the every day login reward. Consequently, players can open more crates, spending no actual money.

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However, the global variant abstains from offering any such medal, and all the premium and classic crates can only be opened with coupon scraps or by spending UCs.

#3 - Exclusive rewards

PUBG Mobile Korea has better rewards regarding login/sign-in events, just like other exclusive crates and events, most of which can be opened with four Donkatsu medals. 

It also includes more skins and outfits than the global variant which can be easily gained from the crates for free.

Also read: PUBG Mobile Season 15 Royale Pass 1-100 RP rewards

Published 06 Jan 2021, 12:21 IST
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