Brendan “Playerunknown” Greene, the creator down the massively palmy PUBG: Battlegrounds (formerly known arsenic Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds) has announced his studio, Playerunknown Productions, is going independent. The squad has separated itself from Krafton, which oversees publishing for PUBG related properties. While Krafton retains a number involvement successful the studio, Greene and his squad are, for each intents and purposes, escaped to pursue whatever projects they wish.
Playerunknown Productions is based successful Amsterdam, and the company’s website describes it arsenic a spot to “explore, experimentation and make caller technologies, pipelines, and gameplay.” The property merchandise specifies the squad is exploring systems to facilitate monolithic unfastened worlds. In December 2019 the squad released a little teaser for a task called “Prologue” that featured a seemingly panicked protagonist successful a stormy forest. Whether oregon not this is simply a portion of the team’s caller task oregon much of a tech demo remains to beryllium seen.
“I'm truthful precise grateful to everyone astatine PUBG and Krafton for taking a accidental connected maine and for the opportunities they afforded maine implicit the past 4 years," said Greene successful a property release. "Today, I'm excited to instrumentality the adjacent measurement connected my travel to make the benignant of acquisition I've envisaged for years. Again, I'm thankful for everyone astatine Krafton for supporting my plans, and I'll person much to uncover much astir our task astatine a aboriginal date."
Greene spun PUBG retired from a conflict royale mod helium created for Arma 2. After helping present the conception to H1Z1, helium joined up with Bluehole and launched Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds connected PC successful 2017. The crippled became a monolithic occurrence and introduced the conflict royale template aboriginal adopted successful titles specified arsenic Fortnite. Greene stepped down arsenic pb decorator of Battlegrounds successful 2019 to pb the improvement of caller projects wrong PUGB Corp.
A fewer months ago, the game’s rubric was softly changed to simply PUBG: Battlegrounds. Krafton besides announced PUBG: New State, a caller mentation of the crippled built specifically for mobile platforms.