New PUBG Corp. Subsidiary

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). Gang-Seok Kim, the CEO of Bluehole, Inc., has appointed Chang Han Kim as the Chief Executive Officer and Woonghee Cho as the Chief Operating Officer for PUBG Corp. Chang Han Kim led the development of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, previously working as Vice President and Executive Producer for Bluehole, Inc. Woonghee Cho, who previously served as the CEO of Maui Games…

Bluehole and ESL Announce Gamescom PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Invitational 

Bluehole Inc., developer and publisher of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) and ESL, the world’s largest esports company, announced today they’re partnering up to bring the popular Battle Royale title to the world’s largest video games and gaming convention. The Gamescom PUBG Invitational Presented by Bluehole and ESL will take place at gamescom on August 23 – 26, 2017 in Cologne, Germany, and will feature eighty of the world’s best PUBG players and influencers competing at the game’s first LAN event. “From very early on we knew that the success of PUBG was reliant on the passion of its community. We…

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS To Launch Exclusively On Xbox One Late 2017

Bluehole, Inc., announced today from the Microsoft press conference at E3 2017 that PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, the first standalone Battle Royale video game with more than three million units sold on Steam, will launch exclusively on Xbox One’s Game Preview Program later this year. The final game will launch in 2018 across the Xbox One family of devices, which includes Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X. “Microsoft’s Game Preview program allows us to get feedback directly from players, something that has been crucial to our success on Steam…

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Charity Invitational Highlight Reel

Last week we announced PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS first Charity Invitational and livestream extravaganza to raise money to benefit Gamers Outreach, to help aid in hospitalized children’s recovery. We’re happy to report that the event raised almost $225,000! To commemorate this achievement the team put together a quick video to highlight the event.

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Sells One Million Copies 

Holding strong as Steam’s number one seller for more than two weeks, Bluehole and Brendan Greene (aka PLAYERUNKNOWN) announced today that PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS has sold more than one million units on Steam Early Access in 16 days. PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS has remained in the top three concurrent user count on Steam, peaking at more than 89,000 simultaneous active players at a given time. The battle royale chart-topper has over 150,000 concurrent viewers on Twitch with more than 2,000 streamers streaming every day. To date, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS has been featured on more than 39,841 streams…

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Available Now on Steam 

The wait is over. Bluehole and Brendan Greene (aka PLAYERUNKNOWN) announced today that PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, the first standalone Battle Royale experience from the creator of the genre, is available now on Steam Early Access. With servers now live in North America, Europe and Asia, players can purchase PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS on Steam for $29.99. Kill or be killed in a fight to be the last man standing. PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is being developed with full transparency to players and is planned to be in Early Access for less than six months. The…

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS COMING MARCH 23

Prepare for relentless, no-holds barred combat as PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is coming to Early Access on March 23. Crafted by famed modder Brendan Greene (aka PLAYERUNKNOWN), the game forces players to face a relentless last-man-standing killing ground, where only the strong and smart survive. Those who think they have what it takes to become the lone survivor, can test their mettle with two special pre-order packages: Standard Edition ($29.99): One full copy of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS and access to the Closed Beta Test (one Beta Key) Deluxe Edition ($39.99): One full copy of…

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Pre-Order Available Now

Following back-to-back successful Closed Beta Test (CBT) weekends and scoring the number two spot on Twitch where more than 1,300 streamers played and Twitch viewership exceeding 85,000 viewers, the team behind PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS announced today the game is available now for pre-order. Two pre-order options are available, Standard or Deluxe, and include: Standard Edition ($29.99): One full game copy of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS and instant access to CBT (1 Beta Key) Deluxe Edition ($39.99): One full game copy of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, instant access to the CBT (2 Beta Keys), plus exclusive…

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Closed Beta Test Dates, Early Access Plans Announced

Bluehole and Brendan Greene (aka PLAYERUNKNOWN), the team behind PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, announced the dates for the game’s Closed Beta Test (CBT). The CBT will begin Friday, February 24, 2017 and will be open for four weeks, with servers up from Friday to Sunday. In addition, PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS will enter Steam’s Early Access program shortly after the test. For more detailed information about the CBT and plans for Early Access, please visit PLAYERUNKNOWN’s dev blog here. PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS is a last-man-standing shooter where players start with nothing and must fight to…

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Alpha 2

Bluehole and Brendan Greene (aka PLAYERUNKNOWN), the team behind PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, shared today the latest video showcasing the best action from Alpha 2 and streamers having fun playing the game.  Greene, creator of the battle royale genre, began modding as a hobby while working as a DJ, photographer and designer is making his professional debut as Creative Director at Bluehole, the acclaimed developers of TERA. During the four week testing, Bluehole updated the build on a weekly basis, fixing bugs and addressing issues that participants reported. Major focuses of Alpha…