For these of you who’ve been exploring the island in PlayerUnknown’s Battleground, you’ve got probably obtained questions on the place it exists, why it exists, and who lived and labored there earlier than it turned an enormous area for a loss of life recreation. That is precisely the form of questions that could possibly be answered in a single-player marketing campaign however, in response to the sport’s creator, there are not any plans so as to add that mode anytime quickly.
Within the midst of PAX Australia, the oldsters over at Gamespot had a fast chat with PUBG creator Brendan Greene. The one hit on a few subjects, the primary of which was a possible story mode for the sport. Earlier within the 12 months, Greene had said that he wish to create a narrative-driven marketing campaign for the sport however, as of as we speak, he is singing a distinct tune.
Due to the lore of the island, there was an concept that I had for what I believed can be a fairly cool single-player [mode], and even co-op single-player marketing campaign. We now have no assets. We now have no time. We now have no plans so as to add something like this to the sport. No, no single-player is coming to Battlegrounds.
The “lore” Greene reference factors to some background data he created for the island whereas initially constructing the sport. He stated he needed the place to really feel extra actual, and that context for the varied areas across the island helped the workforce make the setting extra plausible. The truth that he is not sharing any of that lore, although, makes us surprise if he is doubtlessly saving it in case growth shift gears in some unspecified time in the future. Contemplating how profitable PUBG is and how much money it has made although it hasn’t formally launched, although, has me scratching my head regarding his “no resources/no time” remark.
Nonetheless, as a lot as I might wish to study extra concerning the island, PUBG is a kind of video games that works completely as a solely multiplayer title. Similar to I do not wish to see multiplayer bolted onto a single-player recreation that does not want it, I agree marketing campaign should not be high precedence in a recreation like Battlegrounds. The workforce is concentrated on extra gear, a brand new map and different tweaks that can bolster the hugely-popular multiplayer setting, and that is the place the main focus ought to in all probability keep proper now.
Nonetheless, Greene does say that he’d wish to get the lore on the market in some unspecified time in the future, so perhaps there’s hope but for you curious explorers within the viewers. I might be in favor of a system much like the Grimoire discovered within the unique Destiny. What if, within the recreation’s numerous areas, you typically stumbled upon a “ebook” combined in with the common loot? You may decide up that ebook and, in the meanwhile, preserve specializing in the sport. Then, exterior of the sport, the books you accumulate offer you bits and items of the backstory concerning the locations the place you discovered them. These could possibly be newspaper clippings, diaries, informational pamphlets and the like…Only a thought.