PUBG Mobile Lite is a stripped down version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds mobile a.k.a. PUBG mobile. The lite version of PUBG first arrived on the Philippines Google Play Store back in 2018, and was later made available in multiple key markets.
PUBG Mobile Lite for Android has garnered more than one hundred million downloads across the globe. The new PUBG Mobile Lite version is targeted towards Android devices which weren’t compatible with the original PUBG Mobile.
There are multiple key differences between PUBG mobile lite version and standard PUBG Mobile. First, the lite version can only have a maximum of 60 players at one point in time, instead of 100 players in the full-fledged version. Also, the size of the map has been reduced.
Tencent claims the Unreal Engine 4 can deliver “jaw-dropping visual experience,” coupled with high-quality audio and 3D sound effects. The game has an advanced anti-cheat system for fair matches between PUBG Lite players.
However, while reviewing, we noticed that the game offers downgraded colors and graphics compared to standard PUBG Mobile. In the settings menu of PUBG Mobile Lite, there is no Graphics tab and you can’t change the visuals of the game.
PUBG Mobile Lite Requirements
Since PUBG Mobile Lite for Android is made by keeping the budget Android devices in mind, the game doesn’t take too much of the device’s resources. According to developers, PUBG Mobile Lite version 600 MB of free space and 1 GB of RAM to run smoothly.
The lightweight battle-royale game is available on the Google Play Store. However, interested users can also download PUBG Mobile Lite APK and sideload it on their Android devices. They’ll have to download its OBB file and save it in Android’s OBB folder.
It is important to note that neither PUBG lite nor the standard version of the game is available in India. Both Chinese apps, along with 118 others, were banned by Indian authorities back in September.