The PUBG creator defends the idea of having custom-matches behind the paywallPosted on: Jul 27, 2018 By smartlaunch in News and trends,
Custom-matches have finally come to Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, but at the moment only on the test servers. So far everything good. However, the idea of forcing players to pay extra for tailor-made matches has not been received equally well. During PUBG Global Invitational in Berlin, Brendan Greene more or less defends the decision.
The PUBG creator says custom-matches are actually a form of modding.
“For me it is about building a platform for game modes. That’s what custom mode is there to do – it’s like modding little. We really want to give and empower the players to create new modes, as well as providing our own presets for people to experiment with.”
Greene adds that he was brave for many years, and then did not expect Arma to provide him with free of charge. The situation is the same now. Free servers are unthinkable.
“There has to be a way to pay for servers through some sort of wall – either points, BP or money. We just can’t provide free servers for everyone, it’s just not a sustainable business model. I still pay for ARMA 3 servers to this day, because that’s just how the world works.”
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