PUBG Developer Bluehole Working on an MMORPG

If you haven't seen the trailer, Ascent:Infinite Realm is an upcoming title which you might want to check out. Powered by the game developer behind the community favourite of PUBG, Bluehole are now trying their hand in the MMORPG for the third time, but expect a lot more success this time round. Following their fantastic experience and ideas from PUBG, many are desperate to find out how the company approaches the genre. 

Before we proceed any further, see the trailer below if you haven't already:

As you may see, the cinematic sneak peek boasts ancient beasts, steampunk vehicular warfare packed in a fantasy RPG package decorated by modern graphics which look to impress. If we make our way to the game's official website, which is currently online here: https://www.airthegame.com/teaser , we can learn a handful more things. Aerial combat also seems to be an option, yet from the skies the game also ventures into deep pits filled with platforming enginuity and structure building. Customising aqnd constructing your own airship already looks like great fun. Apart from that, gamers can design their own unique quests to spice things up. 

If PvE gameplay doesn't float your boat, there's a considerable amount of PvP options available and we wouldn't expect anything else from Bluehole. Once you enter the "Realm vs Realm" mode, battles between players may rage out and definitely a few more activities which we are yet to learn about.  

Just like PUBG, Bluehole plan to sustain six months of closed beta versions throughout the first half of 2018. The game will be published by Kakao Games, the same publishers who worked on Bluehole's earlier MMORPG attempts. 

What do you think of AIR, as it may be shortened? Do you think it will be worth the hype or is it just full of hot air? 

Posted by Gabriel Sciberras on 12th November 2017, 10:42

I'm Gabriel - 19 year-old dental student attending university working as a part-time esports journalist. I've been doing this for 3 years now. Having worked with GMR Entertainment in the past, I've come on board to write some articles this summer :).

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