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PUBG 2 launch date leaked? All details inside

PUBG 2 can launch by the end of 2022, informs a this leakster.
PUBG 2 can launch by the end of 2022, informs a this leakster. (MINT_PRINT)

  • PUBG 2 launch date may well have been revealed. The game may launch by the end of 2022 as per the leaked information by PlayerIGN.

PUBG has already made its place in the hearts of millions of gamers. Now, there is more good news coming. PUBG 2 launch date may have been leaked. Yes, there are reports that PUBG 2 can be launched by the end of next year that is 2022. The information was provided by a leakster named PlayerIGN on his Twitter handle. "PUBG confirms PUBGMobile2 release for this year and a PUBG PC & Console game release in 2022. Based on previous sources, the PC & Console game is likely to be named: PUBG2. The mobile game is a sequel made in house by PUBG Lite's head," he tweeted.

PUBG, which was released in the year 2017, is credited with popularising the battle royale segment that led to numerous games in the genre across platforms. The game has also undergone several updates and changes, but the core of it remains the same. Krafton, the publisher behind PUBG, is now working on a sequel for the game, as per the reports. As per the documents shared by PlayerIGN, Krafton Amsterdam is hiring a technical art director and technical animator to work on a “new unannounced project" based on Epic Games' Unreal Engine 5.

The Twitter user also stated that Krafton had discussed upgrading PUBG to Unreal Engine 5 in an internal meeting. His post also refers to a work-in-progress game named X1. "NEW UE5 PUBG game: PUBG Amsterdam's hiring to build a new AAA Unreal Engine 5 "UNANNOUNCED PROJECT" game. A PUBG2 project upgrading to UE5 was discussed a few months ago via internal sources. Also from diff recent leak at Nvidia, we know there's a WIP Krafton game called "X1"," he tweeted.

The Twitter user also stated that Krafton had discussed upgrading PUBG to Unreal Engine 5 in an internal meeting. His post also refers to a work-in-progress game named X1. "NEW UE5 PUBG game: PUBG Amsterdam's hiring to build a new AAA Unreal Engine 5 "UNANNOUNCED PROJECT" game. A PUBG2 project upgrading to UE5 was discussed a few months ago via internal sources. Also from diff recent leak at Nvidia, we know there's a WIP Krafton game called "X1"," he tweeted.

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As per a report by rmupdate.com, according to their job descriptions, these specialists will be collaborating with Krafton’s Game Director and Producer on this future game. Also, there is not much information about the game and its features.

However, it is important to note that there is no confirmation from Krafton as of yet. In India, Krafton has taken over the reigns of PUBG Mobile from Tencent after government backlash in the country against the Chinese tech giant.

Fortnite which is one of the biggest competitors of PUBG is also planning to upgrade to Unreal Engine 5 in an upcoming season, but it is not confirmed whether it will arrive in Season 9 or at the end of 2022, as per a report by livemint.com.

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