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Microsoft is in talks to extend PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' deal.


Posted on October 3, 2017 by Wh1plash96

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has taken the PC community by storm after destroying Dota 2 in concurrent players reaching 1.5 million players on Steam. Bloomberg reported yesterday that the creator of PUBG – Brendan Greene – is in talks with Microsoft to extend their partnership on Xbox, according to people close to the matter. Bluehole Inc. developers of PUBG agreed to make PUBG for three months on Xbox One and they are likely to extend the exclusivity for a longer period.
Bluehole Inc. developers of PUBG agreed to make the game for three months on Xbox One and they are likely to extend the exclusivity for a longer period, writes Bloomberg. Microsoft declined to comment on this matter, “Right now, the team is solely focused on bringing the best game possible to Xbox One and PC. We have nothing further to announce at this time,”
Back at Gamescom, both Microsoft and Bluehole Inc. announced Microsoft was publishing the PUBG version on Xbox One – “Back in June at E3, we announced that PUBG will be launching exclusively on Xbox One in the Xbox Game Preview program in late 2017.  Ever since then we have come to realize that we have a shared vision for the direction of the game with the Xbox team” said CH Kim, Executive Producer of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) and VP at Bluehole. ” This led to our decision on extending our partnership with Microsoft and I’m happy to announce it now includes Microsoft as the publisher for our PUBG on Xbox One.”

 

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