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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 »

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

Greene posing for a photograph in Tokyo, Japan. Since going on sale in March, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) has sold 13 million copies, shattering PC gaming records and surpassing best-sellers like Grand Theft Auto V and Dota 2 in number of ...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 »

Bluehole and Tencent in talks over potential Battlegrounds publishing deal - Gamasutra

Bluehole co-founder Chang Byung-gyu says that the developer has been in ongoing talks with Tencent over a partnership that would see its record-breaking battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds released in China. Speaking to Bloomberg, Chang ...and more »

Insane PUBG player spends $1015 on a red bandana - Destructoid

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is fun as shit, but when you've got 10 million sales and 1 million concurrent players, it's also big money, and bound to pick up some obsessives. Like the kind of player who drops more than a fucking stack on a purely ...and more »

PUBG hit with stream of negative reviews following Chinese in-game ads - PC Gamer

Last week, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds broke 1.5 million concurrent users, announced its own subsidiary company (PUBG Corp), and revealed Squad FPP OCE servers will be confirmed "after mid-October". But the battle royale megahit rounded off the last ...and more »

Bluehole's newest arm is a subsidiary wholly focused on Battlegrounds - Gamasutra

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' momentum hasn't slowed for a second since the game released. It quickly rolled through sales milestones, most recently passing 10 million copies sold, and managed to break Dota 2's year-long record for most concurrent ...and more »

Battlegrounds Developer Spins off Into Its Own Company - Paste Magazine

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is pretty big, if you haven't noticed. The battle royale game has popularized the genre to the point where we're seeing similar games pop up now. In fact, the game is big enough that the team behind PUBG is turning into ...and more »

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting its own subsidiary from Bluehole - VentureBeat

Bluehole, the studio behind the massive battle royale shooter hit PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, announced today that it is creating a subsidiary, PUBG Corp., to handle the development and business growth of the game. PUBG has been available on PC in ...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 »