PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is an unquestionable success, what with the game surpassing super popular games like League of Legends and more in terms of mindshare. To date, it has sold more than 12 million copies, and has pushed developer Bluehole’s value to the stratosphere.
According to an interview in Bloomberg. thanks to the success of PUBG, Korean studio Bluehole is now worth 5.2 trillion won, or around $4.6 billion smackeroos! Additionally, the studio’s founder, Chang Byung-gu, who owns 20 percent of the company, is reportedly nearing the billionaires list!
No wonder Bluehole is so concerned about Epic Games’ Fortnite Battle Royale; I mean, I would be concerned if a big studio might take some of that sweet money pie from me too.
In other PUBG news, go check out the latest game update notes to see what tweaks and additions Bluehole has made to the game. Those on console who want to taste some of that battle royale action, check out our video featuring the top five console alternatives to PUBG.