Hit battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is probably not the primary within the house after the success of Fortnite Battle Royale, however that is not stopped the builders at PUBG Corp from supporting the sport with a continuing circulate of updates. Despite its PC roots, the sport hasn’t allowed for user-created content material or modifications, extra generally often called mods. PUBG creator Brendan Greene defined why that is the case in an interview with Eurogamer, stating it has to do with safety issues and likened PUBG’s Custom Games choices to “modding light”. When requested if new sport modes would assist PUBG stack up in opposition to the likes of Black Ops four and Battlefield, Greene replied with the next:
“Oh for certain. I would like Battlegrounds not simply to be battle royale I would like it to be an ideal platform for folks to create their very own video games. With our Custom Games server we actually need to give positive grain management over what you possibly can management within the sport, and do it through UI so it is nearly like modding – I do not know if we might ever permit full modding due to safety and privateness elements that you’ve got to contemplate – with “modding light” nearly with Custom Games, I actually need to have the option to give folks a platform to create their very own spins on battle royale and even different sport modes that don’t have anything to do with battle royale. It’s actually simply giving them a platform,” Greene stated.
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In addition to this, Greene make clear PUBG’s e-sports plans with PUBG Corp organising infrastructure for a similar the world over.
“Right now this year we’re really heavily investing into setting up an e-sports infrastructure, we’re building an e-sports team globally now, between the US and Europe and Asia, and really trying to develop out the tools we need to support e-sport organisations and players in order to give a good foundation. So, that’s where I want to see it in three years, I want to see it as a considered e-sport with events taking place in big stadiums and sort of year long leagues, that’s what my dream for battle royale has been, that’s where I want to see us go, and looking at what we’re doing this year I really see that as a great chance,” he stated.
Sadly any data pertaining to the PUBG-NetEase lawsuit was off the desk. That stated, in the middle of these proceedings, the developer had made it recognized that beauty micro-transactions in PUBG do certainly affect gameplay. This goes in opposition to what PUBG Corp stated previously, whereby it would not add any micro-transactions that will have an effect on gameplay.
“However, clothes does have an effect on gameplay when it comes to camouflage. Clothing can be utilized to help the participant to mix in with the surroundings, making the participant much less visually detectable. In explicit, Battlegrounds features a Ghillie swimsuit, a full physique swimsuit coated with camouflaging materials sometimes utilized by snipers. The Ghillie swimsuit permits the participant to change into almost visually invisible relying upon the terrain,” reads a piece of the swimsuit as discovered on TorrentFreak (through Newsweek).
Previously PUBG Corp acknowledged it could go away gameplay intact, preferring to deal with purely beauty objects as a substitute. This got here to gentle at a developer panel that includes PUBG CEO Chang Han Kim and Lead Game Designer Junhyuk Choi at G-Star — a South Korean video games expo.
“As you might already know, we are going to by no means add something that impacts the gameplay. However, there’s a comparatively robust demand for beauty objects. Since the official launch is our prime precedence, we plan on including new objects after that,” Kim stated beforehand, fielding a query on whether or not there would a brand new crate with a particular objects akin to what the corporate did throughout Gamescom.
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