KRAFTON, Inc announced that it has signed Adi Shankar to create an upcoming animated project based on the hit franchise.
One of the most innovative content creators in Hollywood today and a geek culture visionary, Shankar’s credits include the smash hit Netflix Original Series “Castlevania,” which ended its fourth and final season to unanimous critical acclaim in May of this year, “The Grey” with Liam Neeson, noir classic “Killing Them Softly” with Brad Pitt, cult superhero hit “Dredd” with Karl Urban, “The Voices” with Ryan Reynolds, and “Lone Survivor” with Mark Wahlberg.… Read the rest
KRAFTON, Inc. detailed its PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS collaboration with Tottenham Hotspur F.C. player and captain of the South Korean national team, Son Heung-min. The collaboration, which runs from July through October, includes an in-game event and the opportunity for players to earn or purchase exclusive Son-themed in-game items. As part of the partnership, KRAFTON will also give away real-world Level 3 helmets autographed by Son.… Read the rest
PUBG: BATTLEGROUNDS Update 12.2 is here and brings with it a new 8×8 map – TAEGO. In addition, Survivor Pass: TAEGO is now live for PC and console players so they can start unlocking a variety of TAEGO-themed rewards!
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KRAFTON, Inc. announced the launch of BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA, developed exclusively for gaming enthusiasts and fans in India. After an Early Access period, BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA is now available exclusively to play in India as a free-to-play multiplayer game on Google Play.
Set in a virtual world, BATTLEGROUNDS MOBILE INDIA is a new battle royale game where multiple players employ strategies to battle it out and be the last man standing on the Battlegrounds. … Read the rest
KRAFTON, Inc. revealed PUBG Update 12.2, which brings with it TAEGO, the new 8×8 map set in 1980s South Korea. Update 12.2 also introduces Survivor Pass: TAEGO, which leans heavily on key themes from the new map. Update 12.2 will be available on PC on 7 July and on consoles on 15 July.… Read the rest
KRAFTON, Inc. recently announced Virtus.pro as champions of PUBG Continental Series 4 (PCS4) Europe. On Sunday 27 June, after three weeks of high-level and intense battle royale action, the roster proved to be PCS4 Europe’s strongest team and took home more than $36,000 of the over $250,000 prize pool – as well as an extra $20,000 as the series winner, and a $5,000 special prize for being the event’s ‘Insane Squad’.They… Read the rest
KRAFTON, Inc. expanded the PUBG Universe with a full episode of Mysteries Unknown, the investigative “docu-series” starring Jonathan Frakes (“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction”). Available now, the newest episode, titled “Birth of the Battlegrounds,” stars an in-person Frakes for the first time as he explores the official history behind the deadly competition.… Read the rest
PUBG: NEW STATE surpassed more than 17 million pre-registrations on the Google Play Store. This major milestone comes shortly after the company hosted the game’s first successful closed Alpha Test, which ran from 11-13 June in the U.S. PUBG Studio, the developer behind PUBG: NEW STATE, will analyse all the data and valuable player feedback it received during the Alpha Test and will focus on improving key facets of the game ahead of its full release later this year.… Read the rest
In the first of a planned series of PUBG: NEW STATE “Field Trip to Troi” videos, KRAFTON, Inc. offered an in-depth look at Troi, a massive and futuristic 8×8 world that was designed to ensure players have as much fun as possible when dropping into the map.
During this first “Field Trip to Troi,” four new key points of interest were revealed, including Exhibition Hall, Mall, Laboratory, and Trailer Park.… Read the rest
The stage is now set for the PCS4 Grand Finals, which will take place across four regions from 10-27 June. Sixteen teams in each region (Europe, Americas, Asia, and Asia Pacific) are ready to battle it out for their share of $1 million USD. See all the details below.
PRIZE POOL DETAILS
The total combined prize pool for these regional tournaments is $1,000,000, an increase on the PCS3 combined prize pool of $800,000.… Read the rest
PUBG Update 12.1.and brings with it a remaster of Miramar. This map saw a slight refresh in 2019 with the introduction of new aesthetics and lore elements. With 12.1, however, Miramar sees a major visual update that leverages the newer technologies KRAFTON employed in recent maps like Paramo and Haven.… Read the rest
KRAFTON, Inc. announced a series of distinct PUBG content updates and events planned for June 2021. In addition to announcing major planned PUBG content drops for the rest of 2021, inclusive of complete visual update for Miramar launching in early-June, the company revealed its upcoming in-game brand collaboration with El Solitario (European motorcycle brand), a new limited-time Racing Mode and Season 12 details.… Read the rest
KRAFTON, Inc. announced it will conduct a closed PUBG: NEW STATE Alpha Test for Android users in the United States from June 11-13. Those eligible and interested in participating in the Alpha Test can apply until June 6 at https://newstate.pubg.com/.
Key PUBG: NEW STATE Alpha Test Dates
- Alpha Test Application Period:
- Start: May 21 at 12:00 a.m.
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KRAFTON, Inc., the creators of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), has announced details around its next premier esports event, PUBG Continental Series 4 (PCS4). PCS4 consists of four online regional tournaments across Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Asia-Pacific. Sixteen teams from each region will compete for their share of the more than $250,000 USD prize pool (for a total prize pool of over $1,000,000 across all regions).… Read the rest
PUBG Update 11.2 is here and brings Season 11’s next content drop – Survivor Pass: Pajama Party. In addition to the Survivor Pass’ slew of slumber party-themed rewards, players should also expect to see a variety of in-game quality-of-life adjustments and balances, including tweaks to the Erangel Map and updates to in-vehicle passenger shooting.… Read the rest