PUBG Corp and its parent company Krafton are merging later this year. The PUBG dev team will continue to operate independently, while Krafton is taking over the game’s publishing and support.
Striking Distance, the studio working on an undisclosed “original narrative experience in the PUBG Universe,” hired former Call of Duty and Dead Space developers, as well as three former Telltale Games artists.
Among 25 highest-grossing mobile games in the second quarter of 2019, there are five battle royale titles. Sensor Tower breaks down how they fare in terms revenue and downlads.
Vietnamese government had 142 titles removed from the App Store, Google Play, and Facebook.
According to Newzoo, as of May 2019, 41% of the U.S. gamers play either Fortnite, Apex Legends, or PUBG. It might be tempting to recognize battle royale as a genre in its own right that…
Jordan becomes another country where you can no longer play PUBG. Jordan’s Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) banned PUBG last Thursday and is planning to ban six other video games. Fortnite is on that list too.
Tencent’s PUBG Mobile brought in $146m in May, according to Financial Times. This result makes it the world’s top-grossing mobile game.
100 million monthly active users (MAUs) now play the mobile version of PUBG, according to App Annie via VentureBeat. That doesn’t include players in China, where Tencent, the game’s publisher, had to shut the game…
Tencent pulled the mobile test version of PUBG in China. The online blockbuster never received the monetization approval from the government.
Iraq’s parliament voted this week to ban PUBG and Fortnite, popular online battle royale games, Reuters reports.