fbpx
KRAFTON – PUBG Corp CEO appointed as parent company CEO in new dual role

Through a recent internal email, South Korean game company KRAFTON announced that Kim Changhan, the CEO of PUBG Corporation, will takeover the position of KRAFTON’s CEO. If you did not know, KRAFTON is the parent company overseeing a number of…

PUBG Mobile – Mobile battle royale celebrates 400 million downloads with new 4 vs 4 mode

Mobile players worldwide can now experience team deathmatch gameplay in PUBG Mobile as part of a massive update released today. For the first time ever, PUBG Mobile offers a thrilling 4 vs 4 battle mode for fast-paced firefights, along with…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – PUBG Corp confirms new version exclusive to Thailand

While Tencent has previously made a “lite” version of PUBG Mobile for the Philippines market, developer PUBG Corp is doing the same for the PC version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds exclusive to Thailand. Currently known as “PUBG Project Thai”, it is currently…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Tencent reveals 2 new functions for upcoming China server

Recently, Tencent Games confirmed that the upcoming China server of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will not share the same server with the Steam version. The publisher followed up by revealing 2 new buttons added on the lobby screen. First is “Report Feedback”,…

PUBG Corp – Key executive from Riot Games defects to support battle royale game

Last week, it was revealed that PUBG Corporation has poached a key executive from Riot Games in order to expand its esports business for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. The personnel is Jung Hyun Kwon (권정현), who previously worked as Managing Director of…

Bluehole – PUBG success brings each employee 10 million KRW worth of incentives

According to reports from South Korea, developer Bluehole has given each of its employees (around 800) an average incentive of 10 million KRW (around 9,000 USD) due to the global success of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Announced just before the start of…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – A brief tour of the new PUBG Seoul headquarters

BY now, gamers all around the world would have played, tried, or heard of the game known as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, otherwise known as PUBG. The game recently entered version 1.0, and hit 3 million concurrent players (number of players online…

PUBG: Thrilling Battlefield – Tencent Games confirms second mobile game based on PUBG

So, it turns out Tencent Games is making not just one, but two mobile games based on PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. The first game, which we previously reported, is actually titled “绝地求生: 全军出击”, which roughly translates to “PUBG: Army Assault”. The second…

PUBG: Army Assault – Tencent reveals debut trailer for mobile battle royale title

Just last week, Tencent announced it has struck a deal with PUBG Corporation (company under developer Bluehole) to publish an edited version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in China. Along with that news, a mobile game version was also confirmed. Earlier today,…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Official mobile game confirmed by developer

After confirming that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will be heading to China under Tencent Games (which will go through a series of changes to met the harsh requirements from the Chinese government), Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation today announced they are both…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – South Korea service to begin on 14 November

A couple of days back, Kakao Games held a media conference to provide full details of the upcoming South Korea service of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. As publisher, Kakao Games announced the official launch to start on 14 November, with country-wide partnerships…

PUBG Corporation – Bluehole sets up new subsidiary to oversee popular game

It is a day of massive changes in the boardroom of Bluehole as it adjusts its internal structure, but the biggest news other than having a new CEO is perhaps the formation of PUBG Corporation. If you did not already…