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.