This latest decision continues KRAFTON’s expansion strategy of securing and investing in top talent that aims to develop, innovate and create new experiences. Unknown Worlds; PUBG Studios becomes KRAFTON’s sixth independent studio, joining other veteran developers such as Striking Distance Studios, Bluehole Studio, RisingWings and Dreamotion.
Unknown Worlds will come to KRAFTON with a wealth of experience based on a rich history of creating community-driven gaming experiences. The studio, which was founded in 2001 by Charlie Cleveland and Max McGuire, is extremely popular with a sequel. Half-Life mod Natural Selection created. Continuing with its community-focused traditions, the studio has achieved significant and commercial PC and console successes. Subnautica and Subnautica: Below Zero in early access before their official debut. With Unknown Worlds’ proven ability to create immersive experiences known to gamers around the world, the company’s in-house takeover plan will help KRAFTON expand its IP and diversify the company’s smashing portfolio of games.
Unknown Worlds will continue as an independent game development studio, wholly owned by KRAFTON, and will operate with world-class talent. The structure and leadership of Unknown Worlds will remain the same to preserve its unique creative identity. Subnautica and Subnautica: Under Zero
In addition to the ongoing updates for , Unknown Worlds is currently working on a game that will define a new genre, scheduled for early access in 2022.
Aream & Co. He took part as a private financial advisor to Unknown Worlds, as well as Fenwick & West, who served as legal counsel during the transition period. Kirkland & Ellis LLP and Kim & Chang served as legal counsel to KRAFTON.