Story behind PUBG Success-Berndan Greene

Are you addicted to PUBG ? If yes then you should know that who is the developer of pubg, If you don’t know then read this – The success story of pubg and the man behind the Game. 

Man behind the pubg

Brendan Greene is the person behind the game, He was born in Ballyshannon, Ireland in 1976 and he was raised in The Curragh Camp, an Army Camp in Ireland. He completed his graduation from local college of Ireland in Fine Arts.

In his early 30s he went to brazil to work as photographer and web developer. during this time he started loving a brazil girl and got married to her.

Due to some circumstances, he got divorced from his wife after two years  and he was too broke to buy a ticket plane to fly back home.

However, berndan has a good relationship with his daughter and often mentions his daughter in his tweets in twitter. After his divorce, he has diverged his focus only on his career and has not got married again.

During this period he modded the game arma2 into DayZ: Battle royale which was a huge success.

After that a game development organisation hired him and with their coordination they made a game called H1Z1 King of the Kill and after some months he left that organisation.

By getting inspired of his ideas and thoughts on battle royale games a south korean Game developer Chang Byung-gyu who was the owner of company bluehole wanted him to make a game.

In early 2016, they began to develop the game with an aim for release a year later. On March 23, 2017 it was finally time – an early access release to Steam came and it immediately became a success despite some bugs.

PUBG Achievement

PUBG made US$11 million in the first three days of its Windows early access release in March 2017.

By the second week of April, the game had sold over one million copies, with a peak player count of 89,000.

SuperData Research estimated that the game’s April sales exceeded US$34 million, putting it as one of the top 10 highest grossing revenue games for the month.

PUBG reached this four million mark faster than Minecraft, which took over a year to reach similar sales.

PUBG was the top-selling premium game of 2017, having sold 30 million units worldwide and grossed about $900 million.

PUBG was again the top-selling premium game of 2018, increasing its annual sales revenue to $1.028 billion.

In addition, the free-to-play PUBG Mobile has grossed a further $630.4 million as of March 2019.

PUBG Mobile was the second most-downloaded mobile game of 2018.

The game’s largest market was China, which accounted for 29% of the game’s downloads, followed by India and the United States each with about 10%

Awards won by PUBG

Award Won

  • Best Multiplayer Game (2017)
  • PC Game of the Year(2017)
  • Best Multiplayer Gmae of the Year (2018)
  • Action Game of the Year (2018)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Online Game-play (2018)
  • Innovation Award (2018)
  • E-sport Game-play (2018)
  • Excellence in Multiplayer (2018)
  • Trending Game of the Year (2018)
  • Excellence Prize (2018)
  • Rookie Award (2018)
  • Mobile Game of the Year (2018)

Nominated For

  • Ultimate Game of the Year (2017)
  • Best Ongoing Game (2017)
  • Outstanding Achievement in Game Design (2018)
  • Excellence in Design (2018)
  • Video Game of the Year (2018)
  • Best Design (2018)
  • Evolving Game (2018)
  • Best Ongoing Game (2018)
  • Xbox Game of the Year (2018)
  • Fan Favorite Multiplayer Game(2018)
  • Fan Favorite Battle Royale Game (2018)
  • Shooter of the Year (2018)

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