PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Team Spun Off Into A New Company

[Image: PUBG]

Now that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a smash hit, its developer Bluehole Inc. is worth $4.6 billion. No wonder the team at Bluehole that handled the game is being turned into a subsidiary called PUBG Corporation.

Via Gametoc (and tipster Sang) is the company’s new corporate logo:

[Image: PUBG]

Gametoc (via Sang) reports that PUBG producer Chang-han Kim will be the company’s CEO.

Why make a PUBG company? Bluehole says it’s so they can ensure responsiveness and efficiency, allowing the new subsidiary to react to worldwide game market with greater flexibility.

PUBG Corporation already established a US office and is going to set up branches in Japan and Europe. Doubt it’s going to stop there.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.

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