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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite, the two most popular battle royale shooters on the planet, have been locked in a battle for concurrent player supremacy for nearly a year. Now the two may have to duke it out in court. That's because PUBG Corp., a subsidiary of Bluehole, has filed a lawsuit in South Korea against Fortnite developer Epic Games over alleged copyright infringement. The lawsuit arrives as PUBG has seen its number of concurrent players on Steam cut in half, going from more than 3 million users in December of last year to around 1.5 million users currently. Meanwhile, the last update from Epic Games had Fortnite peaking at over 3.4 million concurrent players, which the game... Read more...
It's widely accepted that admitting you have a problem is the first step in overcoming it. That applies to drug and alcohol addiction, though it can hold true in other areas as well. In that regard, developer Bluehole readily admits that its widely popular battle royale game, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, suffers from numerous performance and is vowing to fix them in future updates. "Ever since we launched the 1.0 version of PUBG earlier this year, we’ve been focused on building our team so we can invest in the game’s ongoing development[...]Although we’ve made some meaningful improvements to PUBG, we’ve fallen short in other ways. Players have rightfully called us out... Read more...
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is a smash hit by any measurement and is doing incredibly well considering it's only available on Steam for PC right now. It is, however, the number one most played game on Steam currently and that's pretty huge considering some of the eSports mega-titles hosted on the platform. The game was developed by Bluehole Inc. and the team within that company who worked on the game is now being spun off into its own company. That new company will be called the PUBG Corporation. Reports indicate that the CEO of the PUBG Corporation will be Chang-han Kim. If you are wondering why exactly the team behind PUBG was spun off, it's because Bluehole wants them to be able to be able... Read more...
It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but do not tell that to Bluehole, developer of the popular last-man standing game PlayerUknown's Battlegrounds. After Epic Games announced it was building a similar "Battle Royale" mode for its game Fortnite with a reference to PUBG as inspiration, Bluehole issued a statement voicing concern and threatening legal action. "We've had an ongoing relationship with Epic Games throughout PUBG’s development as they are the creators of Unreal Engine 4 (UE4), the engine we licensed for the game," Bluehole VP and executive producer Chang Han Kim stated in a press release. "After listening to the growing feedback from our community and reviewing... Read more...