PUBG Mobile is one of the most popular mobile games across the world with more than 20 million daily active players on the platform. While playing PUBG Mobile with your friends has a charm of its own, you might be more accustomed to playing games with the keyboard-mouse combo. If that is the case, then here is how to play PUBG Mobile on PC or laptop to enjoy the game better.
How to play PUBG Mobile on PC or laptop: Step-by-step guide
1. Download the Tencent Gaming Buddy Emulator on your PC or laptop
Remember to stay clear of the fake emulators while you download the Tencent Gaming Buddy Emulator which is an official PUBG emulator. Even though it’s in a Beta phase, it will give you a smooth gaming experience.
You can also choose the BlueStacks app for emulating PUBG Mobile on PC or laptop. But the Tencent Gaming Buddy Emulator has an easier setup process.
The application downloadable from https://syzs.qq.com/en/ is around 9MB in size. It will serve as a middle app which will help download the other files to play PUBG on PC or laptop.
2. Install and run the Gaming Buddy Emulator
Once you double-click the downloaded file, the installer will start. Select where you want the app to be installed and click ‘Install’.
When the emulator completes installation, a new window will open where you will be shown the download progress of the additional files to finally play PUBG Mobile on PC or laptop.
3. Change the additional settings
Once the additional files finish downloading via the gaming emulator, the Tencent Gaming Buddy will boot up in Chinese.
To change the emulator language to English, find the menu on the upper right corner of the application and click it. Then click on the second-last option. This will open a new mini window.
In the new mini window that opens, click on the dropdown menu at the bottom of the screen which will give you a list of languages to choose from.
Select English or any other language with which you want to play PUBG on PC or laptop, and click on the left side button right at the bottom – it is the ‘Apply’ option.
A prompt will appear in Chinese. Click the blue button to close the window.
Restart the gaming emulator and the default language will be set in English.
4. Get ready to play PUBG Mobile on PC or laptop
After making all the changes, the gaming emulator will show a PUBG Mobile icon. Click on it and the game will start.
It will then download a few additional files in order to play PUBG on PC or laptop.
When booted up, the emulator will show PUBG Mobile icon and clicking on it will boot up the game. It will then download additional files required to run the game before you can finally play PUBG on PC.
You can team up with anyone playing PUBG Mobile on their PC or mobile using this method
Playing PUBG Mobile on PC via gaming emulator has no restrictions
The gaming emulator might show you a notice informing you that you can only pair with other PUBG players who are also playing the game on their PC.
However, there is no such restriction and you can team up with any of your friends playing PUBG Mobile on their smartphones or PC or laptop.