K-pop girl group Blackpink and “Player Unknown’s BattleGround (PUBG) Mobile” have released their anticipated single “Ready For Love” today.
The collaboration was part of Blackpink and PUBG’s first-ever virtual concert project earlier this month. The quartet’s AI avatars performed the song exclusively during the virtual concert on July 23 and 24.
- K-pop superstar group Blackpink and “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile” announced today an in-game concert collaboration called “The Virtual.”
- The virtual concert will take place on July 22-23 and July 29-30 in North and South America and July 23-24 and July 30-31 for the rest of the world.
- Blackpink will drop a new song and music video in-game and through “PUBG Mobile” social media channels.
- Fans can secure tickets for the in-game concert starting July 15 and preload the Concert Resource Pack the following day, a requirement for joining the event.
- This is the second collaboration between “PUBG” and Blackpink, the first being their songs from “The Album” in 2020 being used in the player lobby.
- The announcement comes less than a week after YG Entertainment detailed Blackpink’s upcoming comeback album next month, an anticipated world tour that will be “largest world tour in the history of a K-pop girl group” and “a continuous large-scale project which will extend through the second half of the year.”
“Player Unknown’s BattleGround (PUBG) Mobile” and K-pop girl group Blackpink will be collaborating for an upcoming virtual concert announced on Tuesday.
The event, called “The Virtual,” is the first of its kind for the K-pop quartet. The concert will take place on July 22-23 and July 29-30 in North and South America and July 23-24 and July 30-31 for the rest of the world.
Krafton Inc., the company behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), is set to turn its owner into a billionaire when it goes public next month.
“Winner, winner, chicken dinner”: Krafton founder Chang Byung-gyu, who holds 14% of the company’s shares, could be worth as much as $3.5 billion if initial public offering (IPO) prices stay at the top end of the company’s IPO filing’s range, reported Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
A grieving mother in China claims that her 13-year-old son had jumped to his death to imitate characters from a hugely popular online video game.
The teenager reportedly died in an apparent suicide at about 1 a.m. on August 30 after playing “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (aka PUBG) on his iPad, MailOnline reports.
A Korean congressman had to bring a golden frying pan to an assembly just to get his point across during a discussion about the rapid success of the multiplayer online video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG).
Congressman Dong Sub Lee recently requested the popular shooting game be given solid foundation by South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism so that the country could benefit more from such instances.