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Chinese giant Tencent moves for 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' - Malay Mail Online

Bluehole, Inc pic via AFPSHANGHAI, Sept 30 — The company behind 2017 smash hit "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds" has been approached by Tencent, which owns PC gaming's biggest free-to-play title "League of Legends." Last man standing game "PlayerUnknown ...and more »

One man's journey from welfare to world's hottest videogame - The Star Online

Three years ago, Brendan Greene was on welfare in his hometown of Kildare, Ireland, getting an earful from social workers about how he should stop wasting time developing free computer games. “They were telling me to look for jobs or I'll be cut off ...and more »

PUBG PS4 RELEASE DATE update: Good news for PlayStation fans ahead of Xbox One launch -

PUBG will almost certainly come to PS4, as PlayStation owners get the good news they've been waiting for. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds developer Bluehole is said to be in talks with Sony about a possible PS4 port. That's according to a new report on ...and more »

Bluehole Inc announces the formation of PUB Corp for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - TweakTown (press release)

Bluehole, Inc., announced today a change to its organizational structure with the formation of PUBG Corp., a subsidiary focused entirely on the development and global business opportunities for PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG). bluehole-inc ...and more »

PUBG Is the Hottest Videogame of 2017—and It Isn't Finished Yet - Wall Street Journal

The hottest videogame right now spends no money on marketing, has raked in hundreds of millions of dollars in sales and isn't finished being developed. “PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds”—or “PUBG,” as fans call it—caught the videogame industry off guard ...and more »

PUBG team will spin off as subsidiary company - Polygon

South Korean developer Bluehole, the makers of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds, is spinning off a subsidiary company focused exclusively on that game. A report published yesterday by Bloomberg also reveals it is in talks with Tencent, China's biggest ...and more »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Team Spun Off Into A New Company - Kotaku

Now that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is a smash hit, its developer Bluehole Inc. is worth $4.6 billion. No wonder the team at Bluehole that handled the game is being turned into a subsidiary called PUBG Corporation. Via Gametoc (and tipster Sang) is ...and more »

Tencent acquires minor stake in Bluehole Studio - The Investor

[THE INVESTOR] Chinese internet and game giant Tencent Holdings has obtained less than 5 percent stake in Bluehole Studio, a Korean game developer best known for the hugely popular “PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds,” for about 70 billion won (US$61 ...and more »

Tencent has not acquired a 5% stake in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds studio Bluehole - VentureBeat

Tencent has not invested in Bluehole Studio, the company that makes PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. News reports out of South Korea yesterday claimed that Tencent had acquired a 5 percent stake in the PUBG developer, but Bluehole confirmed to GamesBeat ...and more »

PUBG players create custom Death Race mode - KitGuru

Players of PUBG might be at the steering wheel of what's to come in the game, after a group organised its own death race mode. The unofficial mode comes with a set of rules, that if followed by gentleman's honour, can lead to a lot of fun. While ...and more »