Politician Talks Battlegrounds’ Success With A Golden Pan

Politician Talks Battlegrounds’ Success With A Golden Pan

In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, frying pans aren’t used for cooking but for melee and blocking bullets. Recently in South Korea, a politician brought a golden pan to an assembly to talk about the game’s success.

[Image: Gukje News]

In August, golden frying pans were given as trophies at the Gamescom PUBG Invitational tournament.

As reported on Wiki Tree and Gukje News (via tipster Sang), Congressman Dong Sub Lee brought a gold pan to a government audit hearing for Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Politician Talks Battlegrounds’ Success With A Golden Pan(Image: Wiki Tree)

[Image: Wiki Tree]

Battleground was made by a developer from our country,” Congressman Lee is quoted as saying (via Sang). “The game has sold 12 million copies and have gone over 1.99 million concurrent players in 6 months. This is unprecedented in Korean gaming history.”

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The politician then requested that the ministry provide a solid foundation for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds so that the country will see more success stories like this.


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