A rather unusual statement came from the PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS developer and inventor today Brendan Greene "PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is not ready for esports yet". That may be pretty obvious to critics, but it's strange when that statement is made at a huge PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS tournament.
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On the PUBG Global Invitational, which is currently running in Berlin, Brendan Greene was asked in an interview "How did the team ensure that the game is ready for esports?"
The answer was surprisingly “As I always say: We are not ready for esports. And we never said we were ready for it either. This one (the PUBG Global Invitational) is just an experiment with the format and how best to show it. "
Huge PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS tournament in Berlin
He went on to say, “Nobody has ever done battle royale esports. First of all, we want to show the world that this type of esports is possible and although it is a challenge, we will continue to work on it. This year is all about getting the game ready for esports. "
A big step towards this is still the game more stable to get. A lot of work is still needed, especially with regard to the huge competitor Fortnite. Even if Fortnite was not mentioned directly in the interview, the Battle Royale game by Epicgames is the biggest competitor of PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS. Especially since Epicgames announced it $ 100 million in prize money invest in the Fortnite esports scene.