Throwback to last season’s conference interview focusing topic on gaming
Monica Tong, Head of Editorial at Music Press Asia interviewed CEO and Executive Producer of PUBG Corporation at Music Matters, Singapore September 2018 on his favourite music, possibility of implementing electronic music into the games and its achievement so far.
This month, Brendan Greene announced that he would be stepping down as the game’s lead designer, but would still serve as a creative consultant. Tae-seok Jang, the game’s art director, would replace Greene’s position while he moves to PUBG’s new office in Amsterdam, a division with a name that would perhaps invoke even more mystery and curiosity, PUBG Special Projects.
Video interview below:
In order to allow more signups from areas with less connectivity over the internet or players using low-end computers, PUBG has also launched PUBG Lite – a free version of Battlegrounds – to allow provide the same game by having significant reductions in graphics and other features, but is otherwise feature complete with the full game.
Targeting specifically to Southeast Asia, the version is meant to be played in areas or regions where the game’s minimum specifications may be difficult for average players to achieve. It has launched its very first beta version in Thailand in January 2019.
With nearly 300 million downloads worldwide, PUBG Mobile became the 2nd most-downloaded mobile game in 2018. And went on to win “E-Sports Game of the Year”, “Excellence in Multiplayer”, and “Trending Game of the Year” at SXSW Gaming Awards 2018. PUBG also bagged “Mobile Game of the Year” at the 36th Golden Joystick Awards.