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