Here’s something that completely passed us by when The Callisto Protocol was revealed. The approaching scary game had an excellent launching with an atmospheric CG trailer, and Dead Space co-creator Glen Schofield is at the helm. It appears like a nailed-on win for survival scary fans, but there’s a strange factoid that’s sure to furrow some eyebrows. The video game is embeded in the PUBG universe.
Yes, this far future, sci-fi horror title is linked with PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. How? Why? Well, one element of this is that the video game’s studio, Striking Distance, becomes part of PUBG Corporation. In an interview with GamesRadar, Schofield explains even more.
“We’re part of helping PUBG Corp as a group of writers dealing with the tradition of PUBG, and the universe,” he says. “They have a timeline and we fit on that timeline now.” Of course, the video games are extremely far apart in regards to time and setting. The Callisto Protocol takes location 300 years in the future on one of Jupiter’s moons. Nevertheless, there will still be some links back to PUBG.
Schofield continues: “The Callisto Protocol’s connection with PUBG is not gon na be actually deep however there will be little connections occasionally, and we’ll most likely be referencing one another from time to time, however it’ll make more sense once the video game comes out.” We’ll have to take your word for it, mate. The video game won’t be out till at some point in 2022, so we’ve a while to wait prior to we see how this plays out.
Well, one element of this is that the video game’s studio, Striking Distance, is part of PUBG Corporation.”We’re part of assisting PUBG Corp as a group of authors working on the lore of PUBG, and the universe,” he says. Of course, the games are extremely far apart in terms of time and setting. The Callisto Protocol takes location 300 years in the future on one of Jupiter’s moons.