PlayerUnknown Leaves PUBG Development Team

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  1. AlphaAtlas

    AlphaAtlas [H]ard|Gawd Staff Member

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    On Twitter, Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene announced that he's leaving the the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds development team to head up a new division of PUBG corp called "PUBG Special Projects." While he will still be a "creative consultant" for PubG's development, Brendan Green says he's moving to Amsterdam to focus on research and game development. Just what the new division will work on isn't clear, but he says they're tasked with "exploring, experimenting, and creating new technologies, tools, pipelines, and gameplay..."

    But for me, it's more than just that. Together with a team of game developers and researchers, we will explore the possibilities of interaction and connection within the game space.
     
  2. Darunion

    Darunion 2[H]4U

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    Is that even a real job? My apologies if anyone here has such a job, i am just ignorant and trolling.
     
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    TheHig Limp Gawd

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    “Exploring and experimenting “ in Amsterdam..

    Sounds like game development to me!:D
     
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    bugleyman [H]ard|Gawd

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    When you have more money than you know what to do with...
     
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  5. Armenius

    Armenius I Drive Myself to the [H]ospital

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    He's probably butthurt that everyone is now doing his unoriginal gameplay concept better than he was ever able to. Wouldn't be surprised if he's contemplated suicide over the success of Apex Legends.
     
  6. oROEchimaru

    oROEchimaru [H]ardness Supreme

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    I'm going to guess he is getting baked AF since you could live somewhere for 10% of the cost and have developers at 1/2 the cost due to the insane costs of living there.
     
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    what i get out of this the road map for pubg is dead and everyone is moving on to the next thing in life.
     
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    bigddybn [H]ardness Supreme

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    If I had that cash I'd be out the door too. So would anyone talking crap in this thread.
     
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    ir0nw0lf [H]ardness Supreme

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    This mean we can stop calling him "PlayerUnknown"? :p
     
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    Furious_Styles [H]ard|Gawd

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    He got the formula right but good lord if he was in charge of the team was that a total failure. Having to launch a PR campaign to fix your own game is pretty sad.
     
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    seanreisk Gawd

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    2021: PUBG Corp. announces their newest title, "PlayerUnknown's Transvestites, Beer, and Hashish Enemas." Het is zo romig!
     
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    SecretStash Limp Gawd

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    Getting payed too experiment sounds like a great job! Leave the dull and monotonous grunt work of fixing problems and making things work to the peons.
     
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    capnstabn Limp Gawd

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    Doing research on a game where you see how much substance induced unprotected sex you can have before you die. New title to be called STD Legends.
     
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    seanreisk Gawd

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    Flexion [H]ard|Gawd

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    All these NSFW research comments.. you filthy bastards.. ever consider that he simply likes flowers? SMH... XD
     
  16. TonyZ

    TonyZ Limp Gawd

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    Whatever, PUBG == CRAP... All this MP only battle royale shit just needs to die like crypto currency mining has.
     
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    Why? Why do you hate it?
     
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  18. earnolmartin

    earnolmartin Limp Gawd

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    Which they still didn't fix. Still too much desync. Too bad because if that could be fixed, it would be the best game ever.

    I think they just released new skins and fixed easy hanging fruit bugs. It's fixed. lmfao
     
  19. Flogger23m

    Flogger23m [H]ardForum Junkie

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    He likely made a lot of money from it. The smart thing to do is make another game. He likely doesn't need a massive success and can take some time making a well crafted, optimized game this go around with the money they made.
     
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    Nausicaa [H]Lite

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    Agree, remember when Tom made that guy delete his twitter he was so BTFO?
     
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    Shmee [H]ard|Gawd

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    This makes sense. Ever since Fortnite came out, PUBG has been slowly dwindling players. I know there are usually a few hundred thousand people playing it at any given time, but still, it is time to try and find something else to do. If not, he lived the dream. He got paid a pile of cash to make the game he wanted to make. Even if he is a one hit wonder, that is quite the accomplishment.