June 19, 2024

It appears like PUBG Studios’ upcoming extraction shooter, Challenge Black Price range, will drop within the second half of 2024.

That is in accordance Krafton’s most up-to-date monetary report, which hints that the PvPvE shooter might launch on the sooner facet of its authentic 2024-2025 estimate.

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Challenge Black Price range first got here to mild in a special Krafton monetary report earlier this 12 months, described as a undertaking destined to “problem ourselves to popularise the extraction shooter style primarily based on our PUBG manufacturing and repair expertise”.

Now listed beneath Krafton’s “Main Pipeline Titles”, Challenge Black Price range leads the record, and confirms the sport is in improvement at PUBG Studios and is “concentrating on launch in 2H24” – the second half of 2024, in different phrases.

It additionally appears as if the shooter can be coming to console in addition to PC platforms, too, though agency particulars have but to be clarified.

Different video games listed as “main pipeline titles” embrace “The Subsequent Subnautica”, which is predicted to launch within the first half of 2025, and Challenge Gold Rush, an action-adventure sandbox sport by Vector North that is slated to reach across the identical time (thanks, GamesHorizon).

Krafton is ready to launch its “first Canadian AAA sport studio”. Led by former Ubisoft sport director, Patrik Méthé – “a distinguished determine with over 20 years of expertise in management roles on a few of the world’s most famed franchises” – the studio is ready on hiring 150 folks over the subsequent three years, together with positions in animation, programming, and HR.

Producer Benoit Frappier, sport director Frédéric Duroc, and expertise director Martin Paradis have already joined Méthé on this new enterprise.