PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” continues to take the gaming world by storm. This summer it appears players of the “#Battle Royale” shooter will be able to show just how popular the title has gotten if they manage to attend Dreamhack Summer 2017.

Dreamhack and Bluehole have teamed up to put together what they are calling the “world’s largest LAN activation.” The event is going to be featuring “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” when it takes place between June 17-20 this summer. The get together is being bills as a Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC) event which will take place in Jönköping, Sweden with the end goal being to host the most massive battle royale of the game yet.

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‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ in days long rotations

#Dreamhack Summer 2017 will feature dedicated LAN servers geared to launch hourly matches starting every day during the event at 12:00 pm (CEST) and ending at 6:00 pm. This will allow as many as 10 simultaneous, 100 player matches to be going on as players shoot, kill, maim and otherwise cause destruction of all comers, as long as there are enough participants.

At the end of each day’s melees, the top 100 players on the leader boards will get pulled aside to take part in a special Daily Final and the best teams of heartless killers will be awarded a slew of prizes. The days, according to a release by Dreamhack will be divided up so that the first will feature two-player squads while the second and third day will feature four-player squads.

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The game will be offered free of charge to all those who attend the event during Dreamhack Summer 2017.

The skyrocketing popularity of ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’

The announcement of this partnership between “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” and Dreamhack is just the latest chapter of a whirlwind story. The game is still in early access on Steam but has continued to pick up players as word of mouth has spread. At the same time the partnership was announced, devs also released another announcement that they will be incorporating a full replay system when the title is ready for full release.

On Wednesday, the devs seemed to understand just how quickly their creation was growing, while also understanding there were quite a few new players to the game who wanted a chance to crack the top leaderboards. Just ahead of the beginning of the new month, it was announced players will get a chance to start fresh with a new season of “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds”. It’s still not clear when developers plan on getting a full release but they have targeted the end of the year. There has also been talk of an eventual arrival on the Xbox One but as of now that has not been confirmed. #PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds