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K-pop's Blackpink ventures into gaming world with PUBG collaboration


— Pictures via Instagram/blackpinkofficial and Twitter/PUBGMOBILEPETALING JAYA, Sept 17 — After taking over the music charts, South Korean girl group Blackpink is set to dominate the world of gaming with their upcoming PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG ) collaboration.


PUBG Mobile’s Twitter account began sharing teasers on September 14 with a cropped photo of a woman with pink hair and sunglasses.


The group’s fans, known collectively as Blinks, began speculating if the person in the image was a Blackpink member and shared similar-looking pictures of Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa, or Rosé with pink hair.


PUBG Mobile dropped more concrete hints on September 15 by posting a photo of four women in a vehicle with Blackpink’s official lightstick hanging from the rearview mirror.


It’s still unknown what Blackpink will have to offer through the collaboration but fans were excited at the possibility of a live concert taking place through the online game.


The quartet’s entry into the gaming market is set to make waves thanks to PUBG’s massive popularity worldwide.






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