Owner buys PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Maker Subnautica – Games – News

The company behind the popular battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Krafton has announced that it is buying the studio behind Subnautica. Independent studio Unknown Worlds Entertainment has become part of the growing Krafton portfolio.

Korean Krafton, formerly known as BlueHole, writes in a advertisement They acquire Unknown Worlds for an undisclosed amount. Unknown Worlds will continue to operate as an independent studio and will continue to release updates to its existing titles. The studio is also working on a new project that will get early access in 2022.

Unknown Worlds was founded in 2001 and released Natural Selection and Zen of Sudoku, among others. The studio gained huge fame with the survival game Subnautica in 2018. In the game, players have to survive in an underwater world. The sequel was released on May 14 this year: Subnautica: Below Zero

Krafton now has several game studios under its wing, including PUBG Studios, which is still working on the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds franchise. Last May, the Seongnam-based company acquired studio Dreamotion Inc. About.

Krafton is best known for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, which takes its name from creator Brendan Greene, also known as PlayerUnknown. Green the left Crafton in 2019 to focus on new projects.

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