The PUBG universe is about to get bigger as PUBG Corporation, the company managing the insanely popular IP, today announced that it has named Glen Schofield as the CEO of its new game development studio, Striking Distance. Schofield is building a world class development team from the ground up to create an original narrative experience within the PUBG universe. A proven leader and industry luminary with more than 28 years of experience, Schofield was instrumental in the creation of the Dead Space franchise and more recently, helped shape and lead development on the blockbuster Call of Duty games.
Glen Schofield arrives in PUBG Corporation from Sledgehammer Games, where he co-founded the studio in 2009 and went on to lead development for several commercially successful and award-winning titles, including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Call of Duty: WWII. Prior to Sledgehammer Games, he worked as Vice President and General Manager at Visceral Games, where he led the creation and development of Dead Space. Located in San Ramon, CA, Striking Distance is a studio wholly owned by PUBG Corporation, who will act as the publisher for the upcoming project.