PUBG Mobile first virtual concert with K-pop band Blackpink

Battle royal mobile game PUBG Mobile has announced to host its first-ever in-game virtual concert that will be headlined by K-Pop group Blackpink. Games like Fortnite have hosted such events very frequently with artists including Ariana Grande, Travis Scott, Alan Walker and more

PUBG Mobile said on Tuesday that it is set to host first-ever virtual concert this month that will feature K-pop girl group Blackpink.

The virtual concert has been timed to coincide with Blackpink's much-anticipated return to music next month. The group's last album came out in 2020.

BLACKPINK, is a recent addition to collaborations in PUBG Mobile's 2.1 update. Players and fans of Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, and Rose from around the world are excited to experience the collaboration in the game.

PUBG will be organising this concert in the month of July itself. PUBG Mobile developer Tencent Games’ official announced that the game is expanding its “ever-revolving world”.

PUBG Mobile virtual concert: Dates, Tickets

As per the official tweet, players will witness a number of games on July 23-24 and then on July 30-31. Players in South and North America will be able to attend the concert on 22-23 and 29-30 July whereas it will be hosted for the “rest of the world” on 23-24 and 30-31 July.

Interested players can buy the in-game tickets for this concert from July 15. They will also need to download a special assets pack in advance to view the concert.

The main highlight of the concert will be the K-Pop group Blackpink. Attendees will be able to see avatars of each artist in the group. Additionally, the developers have confirmed that the PUBG players will be able to get “eye-catching outfits” worn by the band and wear them later on the battlefield till August 31.

Tencent Games have further announced a concert where the top three players with the best K-pop-inspired outfit in PUBG Mobile will be awarded $100.

As per the company, “This challenge begins on JULY 12th at 10am PDT and runs through JULY 25th, 2022 at 11:59pm PDT

PUBG Mobile was the second highest earning mobile game worldwide with approximately $218 million in gross revenue, according to Sensor Tower.

In Q1 2022, PUBG Mobile generated $643 million in consumer spending across the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.

Top K-pop girl group Blackpink will make a long-awaited comeback in August.

The quartet will hold the largest-ever world tour by a K-pop girl group by the year's end to meet its international fans.