‘PUBG’ developer reportedly working on ‘Korean Witcher’ fantasy game
The developer behind PlayerUnknown’s Battleground would be working on a fantastic new game dubbed “Korean Witcher”.
According to dataminer PUBG PlayerIGN, during a Krafton press conference held on July 25, it was confirmed that Krafton is currently developing an IP based on a fantasy novel.
As spotted by PCGamesNPlayerIGN reported that the fantasy game is inspired by the novel “The Bird That Drinks Tears” and that the developer is looking to “extend this game to other media like film and comics.”
The tweet also shared several photos from the press conference, including concept art for the fantasy game, a map of the world, as well as an image of a character reminiscent of Geralt de Riv from The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
Announced is a reveal game inspired by a Korean fantasy novel: “The Bird That Drinks Tears”.
As with “The Witcher” series in particular, Krafton wants to expand this game into other forms of media like movies and comics.
via Krafton July 25 press conference. pic.twitter.com/BXXKE4SrD7
— PlayerIGN (@PlayerIGN) July 26, 2021
The game was previously revealed to be a “single-player dark fantasy RPG game,” PlayerIGN continued in the Twitter thread, with Krafton also describing the new game as “Korean Witcher.”
At this time, it’s unclear where Krafton is in the development process with the fantasy game or whether or not the game will make its way to the western market. These details are yet to be confirmed.
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Meanwhile, as part of WitcherCon, CD Projekt Red announced that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will receive free downloadable content inspired by the Netflix show, as well as the next-gen update releasing later this year.