PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is credited with popularising the battle royale part that led to fairly just a few video video games throughout the fashion all through platforms. Launched in 2017, the game has undergone plenty of updates and modifications, nonetheless the core of it stays related. There have not been any phrase on a sequel each, till now. Newest research counsel that Krafton, the author behind PUBG, is now engaged on a sequel for the game.
As per paperwork shared by leakster PlayerIGN, Krafton Amsterdam is hiring a technical art work director and technical animator to work on a “new unannounced endeavor” primarily based totally on Epic Video video games’ Unreal Engine 5. The paperwork begin with references to PUBG, which may presumably be an indication that the endeavor is alleged to PUBG.
NEW UE5 PUBG game:
PUBG Amsterdam's hiring to build a new AAA Unreal Engine 5 "UNANNOUNCED PROJECT" game.
A PUBG2 project upgrading to UE5 was discussed a few months ago via internal sources.
Also from diff recent leak at Nvidia, we know there's a WIP Krafton game called "X1." pic.twitter.com/oQKuyN3NQ1
— PlayerIGN (@PlayerIGN) September 22, 2021
The leaker acknowledged that Krafton had talked about upgrading PUBG to Unreal Engine 5 in an interior meeting. His publish moreover refers to a work-in-progress sport named X1.
Nonetheless, there is not a affirmation from Krafton as of however, due to this fact these developments should be taken with a pinch of salt.
It is also unclear whether or not or not it’ll doubtless be a PUBG sequel or an engine change for the prevailing sport, very like Overwatch 2.
Switching to Unreal Engine 5 would indicate greater graphics for PUBG along with improved elements being launched throughout the gameplay. The updates are in all probability to look on PC and consoles, and any upgrades on mobile mannequin of the game are in distant future.
Notably, in India, Krafton has taken over the reigns of PUBG Cell from Tencent after authorities backlash throughout the nation in the direction of the Chinese language language tech massive.
PUBG’s best competitor Fortnite may also be planning to enhance to Unreal Engine 5 in an upcoming season, nonetheless it is not confirmed whether or not or not it could possibly arrive in Season 9 or on the end of 2022.