Which one is better- Pubg Vs Fortnite? It’s an interesting questing question. We’ll compare both the games and find out which is the best game.
Both Pubg Vs Fortnite are Battle Royale Games. A Battle Royale Game is generally an online multiplayer game where the player has to explore in different areas, find themselves resources like guns, clothes, ammo, attachments, and compete with other teams until a player or a team becomes the last man standing and they become the winner.
Pubg launched in March 2017, and Fortnite, launched in July 2017, is the example of the Battle Royale Game. Having the same concept of gameplay, the game is quite similar.
Both Pubg and Fortnite are online shooter games. So it’s obvious that players will get confused about which game to play. So here in this blog, we will check out the differences between the games in many aspects like their maps, weapons, graphics, and others.
Let’s Find Out:
Let’s start with weapons-
1. Comparison in Weapons:
Pubg has a high variety of weapons and items like costumes, dots, and scopes. Pubg oftentimes adds new guns so that it creates more possibilities for players. Some of the best guns in Pubg are-
- Pistol- Scorpion.
- Shotguns- S12K, etc.
- SMG- Micro UZI, UMP9, etc.
- Assault Rifle- Mini14, SKS, Groza, etc.
- Machine Guns- M249, etc.
- Sniper- AWM, Kar98, M24, etc.
- Other- Crossbow, Flare Gun, etc.
Coming to Fortnite, the weapons here are very different and much more accessible than that in Pubg. In Fortnite, there is a color indicated rarity system in their guns as grey, green, blue, purple, and orange suggesting for a common, uncommon, rare, epic, and legendary respectively.
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Some of the best guns in Fortnite are-
- Pistol- Suppressed Pistol, Dual Pistol, etc.
- Shotguns- Tactical Shotgun, Pump Shotgun, etc.
- SMG- Tactical Submachine Gun, Drum Gun, etc.
- Assault Rifle- Legendary Assault Rifle, M4, Thermal Scoped AR, Scoped AR, etc.
- Machine Guns- Minigun, Light Machine Gun, etc.
- Sniper- Legendary Bolt Action Sniper Rifle, Rare Bolt Action Sniper Rifle Semi-Automatic Sniper Rifle, etc.
- Other- Rocket Launcher, Grenade Launcher, etc.
So based on their weapons, it can be said that for a newbie or a new player who is not so aware of guns and their system of working, choosing Fortnite will be best. Pubg also has very good weapons but it will be difficult for new players to use it.
2. Pubg Vs Fortnite Graphics:
Though both have similar gameplay styles, the two games have different graphical styles.
Let’s cover Pubg first. Pubg has real life-like graphics which makes its gameplay more relatable and intense. Pubg’s realistic graphics give a good gaming experience.
Coming to Fortnite, its graphics look more animated than being realistic. It is generally regarded as a genuine cultural phenomenon. But the color in Fortnite is more vivid and clear than its counterpart.
Fortnite might look more animatic but who stands out in the war of graphics between Fortnite and Pubg graphics depends on personal opinion or personal judgment.
3. Pubg Vs Fortnite Maps:
Currently, Pubg has four maps v.i.z., Erangel, Vikendi, Miramar, and Sanhok. All the maps have different weather and environment.
Erangel is the most famous one. It is an 8*8 km map with different areas in it like hills, houses, bridges, rivers, etc. Some of the famous locations in Erangel are Severny, Multa, Georgopol, Pochinki, School, Prison, Sosnovka Military Base, etc.
Miramar gives a new Battle Royale experience with its unique terrain and dense cities. There is also an island to the south-east region, home to smaller villages. Some of the best locations in Miramar are Water Treatment, El Pozo, Valle Del Mar, Impala, etc.
Sanhok is a 4*4 km map. It is designed as a humid Asian country. The player can easily feel the breeze and hear the sounds of air. Some of the famous locations in Sanhok are Ban Tai, Cave, Bootcamp (Camp Alpha, Camp Bravo, Camp Charlie), Resort, Lakawi, Mongnai, Tambang, etc.
Vikendi is another map of Pubg. It is mostly covered with thick forest and in the central area of the map lies the snowy, mountains. Some of the famous in Vikendi are Castle, Goroka, Cosmodrome, Hot Springs, Dino Park, Docks in between Castle and Cement Factory, etc.
Players can choose any one of the four maps and then they play in it. Players can also use vehicles to move through the islands on a map.
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Coming to Fortnite, the map in it changes with every season by adding or removing new areas. Till now there is no notification about Fortnite’s new maps or new locations. But we can expect them to more maps to the game in the future.
Thus Pubg has more playable maps than Fortnite. It gives the player more options and chances to play this game. Further, the maps of Pubg are very well designed and decorated. Thus, we can arrive at the decision given maps, Pubg is far better than Fortnite.
4. Pubg Vs Fortnite Platforms:
The platform is one of the most important characteristics of a game. Some games are designed so that they can run on multiple platforms like PC, Xbox, etc. The more platforms a game can run, the higher the players it will get. Consequently, a video game company always tries to make its game work on many platforms. But some of the games are exclusive and can run in one platform only. For example, the God of War 5 will be a PS5 exclusive game.
As per 2020, Pubg can be played in Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Android, iOS, and PlayStation 4.
Whereas the platforms required for playing Fortnite are Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS, and Android.
5. Pubg Vs Fortnite Cost:
The cost of a game is another factor that is responsible for its popularity. If the cost is too low, the developers will not get enough money to continue the game or provide updates. If the cost is too high, a few players will likely purchase the game. So the cost can also determine whether the game will be a success or not.
As of 2020, both the games have their mobile versions. Pubg and Fortnite, both are available on Playstore and Appstore and are free to download.
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For PC versions, things are different. Fortnite PC is free to play. You can enjoy the game without paying any money. But some features will be restricted. You can purchase their Standard Edition for $39.99, Deluxe Edition for $59.99, or the Super Deluxe Edition for $89.99.
On the other hand, Pubg PC is not free to play. Although its competitor Fortnite is free to play on PC, but yet they are asking for $29.99 U.S Dollars to download and play and play the game. Pubg mobile is free to play but they are asking about 30 dollars to upgrade to PC.
Let’s check the differences of Pubg and Fortnite in a table:
|Weapons||High variety||Less Variety|
|Graphics||Realistic||Not so Realistic|
|Maps||Four playable maps||Only one map|
|Platforms||Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, Android, iOS and PlayStation 4||Windows, macOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS and Android|
|Cost of PC Version||$29.99||Free|
|Vehicles||Many kinds of vehicles available||Not available|
|Minimum Requirements for Mobile Version||Operating System– Android 5.1 or higher.|
CPU– Snapdragon 430 or Kirin 655 or higher.
RAM– 2 GB or higher.
GPU– Adreno 505 or Mali T830 or higher.
Storage– 2.5 GB or higher.
Source: Pubg Gaming
|Operating System– Android 8.0 Oreo or higher.|
CPU– Snapdragon 430RAM- 4 GB or higher.
GPU– Adreno 530 or Mali G71 MP20 or Mali G72 MP12 or higher.
Storage– 3 GB or higher.
Source: Epic Games
|Minimum Requirements for PC version||Operating System– Windows 7 64bit or higher.|
CPU– Intel i3 4340 or AMD Fx-6300 or higher.
RAM– 6GB or higher.
GPU– Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB or AMD Radeon HD7580 2GB or higher.
Direct– 11.1 version or higher.
Storage- 30 GB or higher.
Source: PC Gamer
|Operating System– Windows 7 64bit or mac OS version 10.14.6 or higher.|
CPU– Intel HD 4000 (PC) or Intel Iris Pro 5200 or higher.
RAM– 4GB or higher.
GPU– Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 2GB or AMD Radeon HD7870 2GB or higher.
Direct– 11.1 version or higher.
Storage- 30 GB or higher.
Source: Epic Games
Both Pubg and Fortnite are strong and powerful competitors and are trying their best to be the number one Battle Royale Game. It is very tough to decide which game is the best. Both the game have their player base, have millions of players all around the world. Both games give a different gaming experience.
But, we can say that Pubg gives a little more focus to improve its gameplay experience and its time to time updates help the game to be bug-free which enhances the game experience.
Fortnite, on the other hand, pays little more attention to the addition of seasonal weapons and items, for which fans are truly grateful.
All the facts and figures are already presented above. It depends upon the player’s perspective whom he/she considers the best. What about you? What do you think is the best? Let us know in the comments below.
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