PUBG has long been overshadowed by Epic Games' Fortnite. The developers of the well-known Battle Royal shooter have not given up their position and set a long-term goal for their game. The Playerunknown's Batlegrounds community should have at least 20 years of fun to play. Can the developers live up to this goal?
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds has given the Battle Royal genre a big boost. In 2017, more than two million players were online simultaneously on the bestseller's servers. Today, Fortnite or Battle Royal-sized Apex Legends take the limelight – and the players. The PUBG community will still have a lot to offer in the next 20 years.
According to studio director Dave Curd, Playerunknown's Batlegrounds will remain on the market for a long time. For generous two decades, he wants PUBG (buy now for 17.52 €) fill with new stories and experiences. In an interview with Eurogamer, he said the following:
"This is a game I want players to join 20 years from now, we want to keep telling stories. We want to keep providing fresh experiences. I would say anything's possible."
In German: "I want people to start playing PUBG in 20 years, we want to continue telling stories. We want to continue to offer new experiences. I would say anything is possible."
Season 8 kicks off
New content is also planned for the coming season, which should lead to improved long-term motivation for the players. The new Ranked Season for PC and July 30 for Xbox One will kick off on July 22nd. The eighth season is under the star of the small map "Sanhok". This battlefield is available to you immediately after the update in July in a revised version.
Friends of the Battle Royale shooter will soon be able to dust off the next chicken dinner between jungle, mud and ruins. The changes are not just optical. The players get a more complex terrain, which should expand the tactical possibilities of the map. According to Curd, the desert map "Miramar" could undergo a remaster next. With performance improvements, new maps and additional game modes, the developers want to successfully bring the battle royale size through the next 20 years.
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