PUBG Battlegrounds developer Krafton has announced its “active development started” on a new project based on the Korean fantasy novel, The Bird That Drinks Tears.
A novel series created and written by Yeong-do Lee, The Bird That Drinks Tears game will be “an entirely new experience” based on Lee’s “elaborate worlds” and “complex characters.”
“This ambitious project aims to bring to life the original fantasy universe of The Bird That Drinks Tears through its unique and refreshing fantasy races, beautiful and haunting landscapes, and gripping, immersive, and moving stories,” Krafton explains of the game recently. thrown out. website.
In order for the game to “provide the best experience possible”, Krafton says it is now “aggressively hiring the best development talent in the world to help create the game” and teaming up with “Hollywood talent and concept artist” Iain McCaig, who previously worked on Star Wars and The Avengers.
“The Bird That Drinks Tears is unlike any other fantasy story I’ve ever read, with fresh new ways to explore human nature,” explained McCaig. “That is what attracts me the most. It is an epic at the height of The Lord of the Rings or Dune. The fantasy world is fresh and visceral, blending traditional archetypes with totally original dream and nightmare imagery.
“I was working on my own projects at the time – committing to this meant putting them aside. It needed to be something incredibly special to me. It turned out it was.”
Krafton also recently revealed that it will be partnering with Ubisoft for a new Assassin’s Creed-themed crossover coming to PUBG Battlegrounds later this month (opens in a new tab).
Touted “a multi-game collaboration that will bring the world of Assassin’s Creed to both PUBG: Battlegrounds and New State Mobile this August,” meaning content coming to both the PC/console version and the mobile iteration, gamers ” will have the opportunity to purchase Assassin’s Creed-themed in-game items, watch Abstergo Industries enter the world of PUBG: Battlegrounds, and participate in a series of exclusive events to win Assassin’s Creed-themed Crate Tickets.”
The PUBG: Battlegrounds event will kick off with Assassin’s Creed-related cosmetics, events, and “world items” on August 17 and run until September 22. and offers “over 30 unique Assassin’s Creed-themed costumes.”
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