Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene has today announced that he’s stepping away from development of PlayerUnkown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) to work on a new project.

Greene revealed on Twitter that he’s making the movie from Seoul to Amsterdam to another division of PUBG Corp. called PUBG Special Projects. Here he’ll begin work on a new secret project.

“The past five years of my life has been all about battle royale. From the early days working on a mod to getting the chance to create my vision for a battle royale title, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds,” he said.

“It’s been an incredible journey and our game has reached heights I never thought possible. Seeing the game grow into what it is today has been a dream come true and I can’t thank our fans and the incredible team at PUBG Corporation enough.”

He goes on to add that from today is new “day-to-day focus will be heading up a new division of PUBG Corp.: PUBG Special Projects.” He’ll also continue as a “consulting creative director” on PUBG.

You can read the full statement below.

PUBG has of course gone from strength to strength, beginning as a mod to then blow up as much as it did and spawned an entire genre out of what is essentially a game mode.

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