Politician Talks Battlegrounds' Success With A Golden Pan

[Image: Gukje News]
[Image: Gukje News]

In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, frying pans aren’t used for cooking but for melee and blocking bullets. Recently in South Korea, a politician brought a golden pan to an assembly to talk about the game’s success.

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In August, golden frying pans were given as trophies at the Gamescom PUBG Invitational tournament.

As reported on Wiki Tree and Gukje News (via tipster Sang), Congressman Dong Sub Lee brought a gold pan to a government audit hearing for Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

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[Image:  Wiki Tree]
[Image: Wiki Tree]

Battleground was made by a developer from our country,” Congressman Lee is quoted as saying (via Sang). “The game has sold 12 million copies and have gone over 1.99 million concurrent players in 6 months. This is unprecedented in Korean gaming history.”

The politician then requested that the ministry provide a solid foundation for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds so that the country will see more success stories like this.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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