PUBG Mobile is well-known for collaborating with various famous personalities to bring exclusive in-game content and rewards to its players. It has collaborated with BLACKPINK, Jujutsu Kaisen, Lamborghini, and more in the past. On 27th October, it announced its new collaboration with popular Argentinian football athlete Lionel Messi on its social media handles. It revealed that the collaboration will be introduced to the game with PUBG Mobile version 2.3, which is expected to release this November.
PUBG Mobile x Lionel Messi collaboration to bring exclusive items for players
This new PUBG Mobile x Lionel Messi collaboration is expected to introduce a unique collection of in-game outfits, weapon skins, and also other time-limited items. Krafton has not revealed much about this partnership, but it will be sharing more details in the upcoming days, giving a clear idea of what to expect.
However, like the previous PUBG Mobile collaborations, fans can expect it to introduce an exclusive event for this collaboration.
Messi revealed that he has been playing video games for a long time and that they help him relax when he is not training. Furthermore, he added that he is a fan of PUBG Mobile and is proud of this collaboration. Messi reportedly said, “Video games have always been a huge part of my life. I find them incredibly helpful to relax and enjoy myself when I’m not training and to connect with my teammates, friends, and family.” Following this, he added, “PUBG MOBILE is so much fun, and I am personally amongst its millions of fans all over the world. I am proud of what we’ve been working on and want to invite all players to join me in PUBG MOBILE.”
Vincent Wang, general manager at Tencent Games, said, “We’re incredibly lucky to have such a global sporting superstar join PUBG MOBILE. Knowing that many PUBG MOBILE players are big football enthusiasts as it is, we can’t wait to champion the sport in-game, as well as spread its joy to new fans.”
Lionel Messi has established himself as one of the most popular and successful football athletes in the world. He was previously a part of F.C. Barcelona (FCB), but he left the team on 5th August 2021 after spending 21 years with FCB. Later, he joined Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and continues to play for PSG currently. He has won various championships and awards throughout his career, including the prestigious Ballon d’Or award seven times.