Rumor: Microsoft Cloud Looking To Acquire PUBG
PUBG has been dominating the gaming scene ever since it released with over 30 million units sold on both PC and Xbox One combined, however, a rumor has made its way on the internet suggesting that Microsoft Cloud is looking to acquire PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
The rumor comes from DailyStar, who claims that due to the success of PUBG, Microsoft Cloud is looking to acquire the game. However, take this sa a grain of salt since this is just a rumor.
Also, Tencent has helped the Chinese Police to arrest 120 PlaeyerUnknown’ Battlegrounds cheat creators. According to the report, Tencent has helped the Chinese Police to uncover 30 cases and arrest 120 people suspected of PUBG cheat development.
The report further points out that these cheat developers used PUBG’s leaderboards to advertise their cheats by using their QQ numbers instead of names so that players can contact them and acquire the cheat. The QQ chat service in China also belongs to Tencent.
Despite Tencent partnering with PUBG Corp. to publish the game in China, the company is also working on two different PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds mobile games. Both of these mobile games will be developed using Unreal Engine 4 just like the PC version of the game and might not release outside of China.
Not only that Tencent s also working on Tencent’s Europa which quite frankly, is the game what PUBG should have been.
Speaking of cheaters in the game, PUBG Corp. is preparing to region lock the game in order to control cheaters. Creative director Brendan Greene revealed that the team is considering to implement a maximum ping to limit the player count in each region.
However, he noted that it will take time as this method will require a lot of testing and the team will conduct tests in coming months.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a multiplayer shooter developed by PUBG Corp. for PC and Xbox One.