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New Battle Royale Revealed - This is PUBG: NEW STATE

"Developed by PUBG Studio, PUBG: NEW STATE delivers the original Battle Royale experience and expands it for new and existing players alike."

With these words, KRAFTON, Inc. introduces the next offshoot of the PUBG franchise today, Thursday. Brand new, the company unveils PUBG: NEW STATE, the latest battle royale title in the growing PUBG franchise. Developed by PUBG Studio, the pioneers of the genre and creators of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), the mobile game will be released as a free-to-play experience on Android and iOS in 2021.

Players can get the latest information about the game by pre-registering on Google Play (excluding China, India and Vietnam) starting today. Pre-orders in the App Store will follow at a later date.

Optimized directly for mobile

MinKyu Park, Executive Producer of PUBG: NEW STATE, says:

“With the support of the community and the massive success of the previous games, we are honored to be able to introduce the next game in the PUBG universe that has revolutionized the battle royale genre worldwide. We want to build on this legacy by creating an experience that pushes the boundaries of mobile gaming. Our team working together to develop a global product has been a great experience. We are confident that PUBG: NEW STATE will appeal to all target groups after it is released later this year. "

Optimized for mobile gaming, PUBG: NEW STATE will bring the full battle royale experience directly to users' mobile devices, the announcement said. By employing and adopting the top notch weapon mechanics made popular by the main game PUBG, players can expect the same challenging combat experience.

In addition, developers and publishers promise, thanks to the state-of-the-art "Global Illumination Rendering" technology, the title offers graphics that break the boundaries of previous mobile games, so that players can immerse themselves in a gaming experience that is realistic and intense, but above all also runs stably and smoothly.

New features in NEW STATE

Not only does PUBG: NEW STATE take over the original gaming experience that fans love, but it also adds some brand new features that continue to evolve the genre. With a new weapon customization feature in the game, players can customize different weapons using customization kits. These kits modify the weapons in a number of ways, including performance improvements, selection of fire modes, and grenade attachments. In addition, players can look forward to a variety of other new features, including evasive maneuvers, drones and futuristic ballistic shields. In addition, players will be able to explore the 8 × 8 kilometer open worlds with a variety of new vehicles.

The game is set in the near future in the year 2051. Many years have passed since the original game. With this in mind, players immerse themselves in a brand new location called TROI, which reveals how the PUBG universe has evolved. The unique environment full of interactive objects and various characteristic landmarks invites players to explore. In doing so, she helps them find new ways and strategies to dominate the game round.

CH Kim, CEO of KRAFTON, Inc. explains:

“Our goal at KRAFTON is to create outstanding entertainment products that offer first-class gaming experiences. With PUBG: NEW STATE, the next title in our growing PUBG franchise, we hope to make that vision a reality. We fully support the PUBG Studio so that they continue to develop games that have a unique identity and further consolidate their position as pioneers of the battle royale genre. "

PUBG has sold over 70 million copies, making it one of the best-selling games of all time. Since its release in 2017, PUBG has won multiple awards including seven Guinness World Records and multiple Game of the Year awards.

Those looking to join the fight can take a look at the announcement trailer and pre-register on Google Play today. Pre-orders in the App Store will be possible at a later date. Players can also look forward to the alpha phase of PUBG: NEW STATE, which kicks off later this year.

PUBG: NEW STATE | Pre-order trailer

If you want to see more details about the new PUBG game, you can do so on the official homepage. If you also want to get a first glimpse of the trailer, you can get it here:


PUBG: NEW STATE has been optimized for mobile gaming and brings the full battle royale experience directly into the hands of the players. Developed by PUBG Studio, the pioneers of the genre and creators of PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG), the title will be released in 2021 as a free-to-play experience on Android and iOS.

Players can get the latest information about the game by pre-registering on Google Play, with pre-orders on the App Store coming at a later date. By harnessing and adopting the top-notch gunplay popularized by the original PUBG game, players can expect the same combat experience that is easy to learn but difficult to master.

About KRAFTON, Inc.

KRAFTON, Inc. is an association of independent game development teams responsible for various entertainment products, including PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, ELYON and TERA. The name, derived from the word craftsmanship, is a recognition of the company's never-ending pursuit of innovation and creating engaging gaming experiences. KRAFTON currently consists of PUBG Studio, Striking Distance Studios, Bluehole Studio and RisingWings.

  • Realistic gunplay mechanics with a wide range of weapons & attachments
  • Motion captures character animations
  • Realistic vehicle mechanics
  • Session-based gameplay with an in-depth loot system and different end-game locations for each round
  • modern character adaptation system