BLACKPINK makes their entrance into esports and gaming, partnering with PUBG MOBILE, featuring their popular studio album, Blackpink in Your Area. This marks the second mobile app partnership the group has made in the last couple of months, releasing an animated music video with ZEPETO for their single, Ice Cream, featuring Selena Gomez, earlier this season.
There haven't been any specific details of the BLACKPINK x PUBG MOBILE partnership yet, but they've released numerous photos teasing the group's addition to the game across various points on the map. PUBG MOBILE also teased their BI-ping-bong lightsticks earlier as well, meaning they may make it into the game as a weapon or cosmetic prop. The announcement comes shortly before their upcoming album release this October, The Album, and the cover can be seen on the crate in the corner of their announcement image.
There have so far only been a few other images posted teasing the new partnership, each by the PUBG MOBILE Twitter. They also tweeted out new cosmetics for the game, featuring a pink Circus Backpack as well as various other outfits and accessories that are available through their Recall Event.
BLACKPINK is set to release their second single album "THE FIRST STEP : CHAPTER TWO" on September 18th, just one day after this announcement and about two weeks before their first full-length album drop. There's no official date yet announced on when we'll be seeing them in-game, but be on the lookout for BLACKPINK in PUBG MOBILE, and check out their upcoming releases until then.
What all are you hoping for? Playable character models featuring your bias? Extra outfits? Pink cars like those shown in the teaser images? Let us know in the comments below and on Twitter what you're hoping to see from the partnership.
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