Crafton is reportedly bringing a new battle royale game to succeed PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG, PC and console game), which was just lately named PUBG: Battlegrounds. Although no official report has come out, however many clues have been discovered.
A current doc leaked by PlayerIGN (@PlayerIGN) recommendations on Twitter that Krafton Amsterdam is hiring a technical artwork director and technical animator to work on a “new unannounced undertaking”. This new undertaking is reportedly going to be based mostly on Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5.
The leaker additional states that Crafton mentioned the “PUBG2 undertaking” on Unreal Engine 5 just a few months in the past. See tweet beneath.
New UE5 PUBG Game:
PUBG Amsterdam is hiring to make a new AAA Unreal Engine 5 “Unannounced Project” game.
A PUBG2 undertaking upgrading to UE5 was mentioned by inside sources just a few months again.
Also from current leaks at Nvidia, we all know that there’s a WIP Crafton game known as “X1”. pic.twitter.com/oQKuyN3NQ1
— PlayerIGN (@PlayerIGN) (*5*)September 22, 2021
PUBG is at the moment powered by Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 and since its launch in December 2017, it has change into one of many best-selling, highest-grossing and most-played video games of all time.
If the transfer just isn’t confirmed, there could also be possibilities. PUBG rival Fortnite can be reportedly planning to upgrade the game to Unreal Engine 5. However, it isn’t at the moment identified when the swap will occur. It could occur on the finish of season 9 or by the top of subsequent yr.
What about PUBG Mobile?
The upgrade, ought to it occur, could be a new PUBG game coming to PC and consoles first. A mobile model, if Crafton has any plans to make PUBG Mobile a hit, will take some extra time after that.
Note that for mobiles, Crafton already has two PUBG games, one PUBG Mobile and the upcoming PUBG: New State. There are additionally region-specific PUBG Mobile variations of India like Battlegrounds Mobile India.