Sometimes, the best way to vent your frustration is by playing a game online. Though a lot of games help relieve stress, there is something about shooting and battle games, where you get to kill others and relieve the world of evil, which gives you satisfaction.
There are many battles and war-related games available online for download, which have great graphics and an intriguing storyline. However, there is something about a new release that has players hooked from the very beginning.
Mind you, this game isn’t even fully created yet, and people from all over the world are already playing it. It has become an overnight success, and people love every aspect of the game. The game is called PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and is still in Early Access. The fact that this game is being played by almost everyone has us intrigued, which is why we have decided to reveal 10 unbelievable things about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
$100 Million in 13 Weeks
The game, as we mentioned before, has still not been completely developed, yet it has been downloaded by numerous people and is being downloaded daily. In just 13 weeks, the developers have been able to make $100 million, and this is just after it made its first appearance on Steam.
The name of the game is unique, and it makes a lot of people question whether the game is for real or not. The name is, in fact, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and was created by the inventor of the game, who knows that the title is funny but likes it nonetheless.
Gained Popularity Due to Word of Mouth
Word of mouth has a huge impact on anyone in this world, and it is right for this game as well. Many influential gamers and streamers spread talk of the game, which made it hit popularity in no time.
The Name of the Map
Even the name of the map in the game sounds made up, but, in fact, it is not. The name also belongs to a Russian military camp and is the name of the creator’s daughter.
Story About the Fires
The fires you see burning behind the plane is linked to the developer’s previous game and are actual people, so there is a story behind that too.
One of the trucks that you see in the game and have a chance to play with is a popular vehicle among gamers and is a Romanian one which is one of the best in the world.
You will notice a bike in the game which is being ridden by a person. That person is a reference to the father of a well-known streamer.
The game has been inspired by the film Battle Royale, as its creator wanted to create something people were familiar with.
The Frying Pan
You will get a frying pan as your ultimate shield in the game, which is because of the recent trend of frying pans being used to defend ourselves à la the Disney movie Tangled.
No Marketing Campaign
One of the most intriguing things about this game is that it had no marketing campaign and neither did the developers spend any money on it.