The PUBG universe continues to broaden, and certainly one of the new upcoming games on the lineup is a Red Dead Redemption 2-type open-world game.

Publisher and developer Krafton Inc. confirmed Project Cowboy to South Korean outlet Bloter. “Project Cowboy is a new IP game for Battlegrounds,” Krafton mentioned, translated through PUBG content material creator PlayerIGN. This shall be a standalone model of a common western-themed customized sport that solely makes use of weapons from the outdated west. Krafton is already hiring for it, too, the job listings saying it’ll be a “PUBG universe-based open-world shooting game, started by PUBG users’ longing for this genre.”

This is simply the newest in a number of video games which were introduced and revealed that broaden on the battle royale game. There’s The Callisto Protocol, a horror game that’s a religious successor to Dead Space, PUBG: New State, which is about to carry an alpha check, and a few type of sci-fi shooter that entails mechs and the kind that sounds a little like Titanfall seems to be occurring, too. The remainder of these all have a extra science fiction vibe than gunslingers, and it looks as if Krafton doesn’t wish to paint PUBG into a nook, both.

Here’s PlayerIGN’s tweets:

Here’s some footage of the western customized sport in motion:

The alpha testing for PUBG: New State is anticipated to start someday this yr, and ten million players have pre-registered for the opportunity. That’s not stunning since PUBG itself grew to become Steam top seller once again at the begin of this month.

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