Partnership with Lionel Messi
10/27/2022 - PUBG MOBILE is pleased to announce a new partnership with soccer icon Lionel Messi. With update 2.3 coming in November, PUBG MOBILE will celebrate the sports icon's unique career, bring the superstar to players' devices around the world, and become the only Battle Royale mobile game to officially partner with Messi.
"Video games have always been an important part of my life," Messi says."I find them incredibly helpful to relax and have fun when I'm not training and to connect with my teammates, friends and family. PUBG MOBILE is so much fun, and I personally am among the millions of fans around the world. I'm proud of what we've worked on and would like to invite all players to join me in PUBG MOBILE."
"We are incredibly happy to have such a global sports superstar join PUBG MOBILE," said Vincent Wang, Head of PUBG MOBILE Publishing, Tencent Games."Knowing that many PUBG MOBILE players are big soccer fans anyway, we can't wait to promote the sport in-game and attract new fans to it. "
Messi is one of the biggest names in soccer and is considered one of the best players in the world. During his time as captain of the Argentine national team, he has won numerous awards, including the Ballon d'Or seven times and the European Golden Shoe six times. He is also known for his philanthropic commitment to global children's charities such as UNICEF.
The collaboration will introduce a unique collection of outfits and other in-game items, available for a limited time, that will allow players to showcase their athletic prowess on the battlefield. More information about the partnership is yet to be announced.
Source: Official website