What you need to know
- PlayerUnknown's Battleground is a battle royale game which is quite popular on consoles and PC.
- The developer opened a new studio in California to make a narrative-driven title set in the same universe.
- It's being led by Call of Duty and Dead Space veteran Glen Schofield.
- You can purchase the battle royale game for $19 on Amazon (opens in new tab).
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a battle royale game focused on scavenging weapons and using stealth or other tactics to be the last person alive. While the player count has dropped in recent months, it's still one of the most popular experiences out there.
Usually, battle royale games don't have a narrative, but developer PUBG Corp. wants to change that. According to a report by Eurogamer, there's a narrative PUBG game in the works. The outlet said the following.
It doesn't seem like the upcoming title will be a multiplayer battle royale game. However, only time will tell. The PUBG universe hasn't been defined in a meaningful way before, so this new team has the chance to radically alter the franchise. With that said, it's unclear what the plot of such a game could be.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.
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