Brendan “Playerunknown” Greene, the creator behind the massively profitable PUBG: Battlegrounds (previously often called Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds) has introduced his studio, Playerunknown Productions, goes unbiased. The workforce has separated itself from Krafton, which oversees publishing for PUBG associated properties. Whereas Krafton retains a minority stake within the studio, Greene and his workforce are, for all intents and functions, free to pursue no matter tasks they need.
Playerunknown Productions relies in Amsterdam, and the corporate’s website describes it as a spot to “explore, experiment and create new technologies, pipelines, and gameplay.” The press launch specifies the workforce is exploring techniques to facilitate huge open worlds. In December 2019 the workforce launched a short teaser for a venture known as “Prologue” that featured a seemingly panicked protagonist in a stormy forest. Whether or not or not it is a slice of the workforce’s new venture or extra of a tech demo stays to be seen.
“I am so very grateful to everybody at PUBG and Krafton for taking an opportunity on me and for the alternatives they afforded me over the previous 4 years,” said Greene in a press release. “In the present day, I am excited to take the subsequent step on my journey to create the sort of expertise I’ve envisaged for years. Once more, I am grateful for everybody at Krafton for supporting my plans, and I will have extra to disclose extra about our venture at a later date.”
Greene spun PUBG out from a battle royale mod he created for Arma 2. After serving to introduce the idea to H1Z1, he joined up with Bluehole and launched Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds on PC in 2017. The sport grew to become a large success and launched the battle royale template later adopted in titles reminiscent of Fortnite. Greene stepped down as lead designer of Battlegrounds in 2019 to guide the event of latest tasks inside PUGB Corp.
A couple of months in the past, the sport’s title was quietly modified to easily PUBG: Battlegrounds. Krafton additionally introduced PUBG: New State, a brand new model of the sport constructed particularly for cellular platforms.