Krafton Inc has revealed its PUBG: Battlegrounds collaboration with Tottenham Hotspur F.C. player and captain of the South Korean national team, Son Heung-min. The collaboration runs from July through October. It includes an in-game event and the opportunity for players to earn or purchase exclusive Son-themed in-game items. As part of the partnership, Krafton will also give away real-world Level 3 helmets autographed by Son.
Son Heung-Min had this to say:
After being a player of PUBG since its launch, I am thrilled to be able to work directly with Krafton on this amazing partnership. Krafton designed a character that looks just like me, and the skins mirror my style. I would love to win a chicken dinner with my character.
PUBG x Son Heung-min Collaboration details
- Sonny Collaboration Event. From July 21 through August 3, players can participate in special in-game event missions. Earn points that can be used to acquire exclusive Son-themed items like his Level 3 helmet and Contraband coupons.
- Son Heung-Min In-Game Items For Purchase. If players aren’t able to complete the above Event Missions, they will still have the chance to purchase Son-themed cosmetic items in-game from July 21 through October 20. Thirteen distinct items will be available for purchase, which include but are not limited to; Son’s hair and face (sold as a set), x2 sets of Son-themed clothes, x2 sets of Son-themed emotes and x2 weapons.
- Real-World Level 3 Helmet Signed by Son. Players who earn the in-game Son-themed Level 3 helmet during the Sonny Collaboration Event period will be automatically entered for the chance to win one of five real-world Level 3 helmets autographed by Son. Results will be announced on August 11.
The PUBG x Son Heung-min Collaboration runs from July through October 2021.