Tencent and PUBG Corp have announced that fans of the game who play PUBG Mobile will be able to take part in a special crossover event with the new Godzilla: King of the Monsters movie.
Starting on May 22, PUBG Mobile players will start to see hints and clues scattered across the game, including marks and footprints left by the giant dinosaur, gear used “to track the massive behemoth, and Godzilla: King of the Monsters themed items.”
This isn’t the first time that a movie studio has teamed up with PUBG to hype a movie release, with Resident Evil and Mission Impossible both using special in-game events to promote their latest cinematic offerings.
What is the PUBG Mobile x Godzilla: King of the Monsters event?
The PUBG crossover event with Godzilla: King of the Monsters sees a number of footprints from the gigantic lizard spattered across the game’s maps, with players charged with using these tracks, alongside a number of other clues, to find items relating to the movie.
Details regarding the event are still somewhat limited, but it’s possible there will be a special limited time mode to celebrate the movie, and a number of skins themed around the film.
It’s likely that players will receive more information as we get further into the event, but PUBG Mobile have released a special trailer to announce the event, and give everyone a sneak peak at what they can expect from the crossover.
When does the PUBG Mobile x Godzilla crossover go live?
The good news for PUBG Mobile players is that the event went live on Wednesday, May 22. The update is available on iOS and Android, so make sure to check your respective app store for your device to get your hands on it.
Why is the PUBG Mobile x Godzilla: King of the Monsters event happening?
PUBG Mobile have teamed up with Warner Bros. Studios to promote the latest chapter in the ‘Monsterverse’ franchise, Godzilla: King of the Monsters.
The film, which sees Godzilla take on Mothra, Rodan and Ghidorah, releases worldwide on May 31, and the studio probably hopes that an event with one of the world’s most popular battle royale games will convince people to flock to the movie theatre and see the film.
More information regarding the PUBG Mobile event with Godzilla: King of the Monsters is likely to be released in the next few days as the event continues.