Brendan Greene, higher unknown as “PlayerUnknown,” is stepping away from the sport he created, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Whereas he’ll nonetheless be with PUBG Company, he might be transferring into a brand new position that’s not tasked with day-to-day growth.
Greene made the announcement on Twitter, the place he revealed that he was heading a brand new analysis division of PUBG Company. Referred to as “PUBG Particular Initiatives,” it will likely be tasked with “exploring, experimenting, and creating new applied sciences, instruments, pipelines, and gameplay.” As a part of the change, Greene might be transferring from Seoul to Amsterdam.
You possibly can learn his complete assertion right here:
And now for one thing fully totally different… pic.twitter.com/f9qpkHMHu8
— PLAYERUNKNOWN (@PLAYERUNKNOWN) March 13, 2019
Greene shortly turned some of the prolific sport builders after the speedy success of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Greene first turned notable for his mods for video games like H1Z1, earlier than creating PUBG as a standalone title. It shortly skyrocketed in success, serving to to popularize the battle royale style.
Whereas loads of different battle royale video games have come and gone because the style turned a factor, most notably titles like Fortnite and Apex Legends, PUBG continues to be some of the fashionable video games on the market. It solely simply launched on the PlayStation four in December 2018 and shortly turned successful on the system. It’s nonetheless receiving loads of help too, with a brand new map simply launching. As well as, PUBG has PlayStation-exclusive content material to entice gamers.
It is going to definitely be thrilling to see what sorts of tasks come out of PUBG Company following this transfer. We will additionally see what sort of have an effect on, if any, this has on PUBG correct.