BLINKS and PUBG Mobile players can still join ‘The Virtual’ in-game concert until July 31
MANILA, Philippines – K-pop girl group BLACKPINK, in collaboration with Battle Royale game PUBG (Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds) Mobile, dropped the music video of their special comeback track “Ready For Love” on Friday, July 29.
The three-minute music video features the three-dimensional avatars of the girls – Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa – exploring the mobile game’s familiar maps, dancing on virtual stages, and floating through pink and purple-tinged clouds.
BLACKPINK recently performed for the first weekend of PUBG Mobile’s in-game concert called The Virtual. It was available from July 23-24 and will be again available from July 29-31 in selected regions, including Southeast Asia.
“To celebrate fans joining the concert, PUBG MOBILE and BLACKPINK will unlock exclusive in-game and real-world events and prizes to mark viewership milestones, as they aim to set a new world record for the largest music concert in a video game!” PUBG Mobile wrote in a press release.
The Virtual is PUBG Mobile’s and BLACKPINK’s first-ever in-game concert where players can experience the girl group’s global chart-topping hits. BLINKS can support the girls by enabling them to purchase custom-made clothes that they wore during their live performance. Access to the BLACKPINK voice pack, which includes never-before-heard voice commands, is also available.
Fans can watch the concert live on PUBG Mobile. Players and fans can download PUBG for free and preload the Concert Resources Pack.
The girl group teamed up with the mobile game in 2021 to offer special missions that allowed players to accumulate points and earn special BLACKPINK merchandise.
BLACKPINK is a K-pop girl group consisting of four members. It was formed under YG Entertainment’s banner in 2016. They are best known for their hit songs such as “Kill This Love” and “Lovesick Girls.” They are set to release their comeback album in August.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile, better known as PUBG Mobile, is a mobile battle royale game developed by Lightspeed & Quantum Studio. – with reports from Elle Guison/Rappler.com
Elle Guison, a Rappler intern