Here's how PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is honoring its inspiration

You can draw a direct line from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to creator Brendan Greene’s Battle Royale mod of the DayZ mod of Arma 2. From there, it’s easy to get to the Japanese novel and movie inspiration Battle Royale.

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I will not buy cosmetics… I will not buy cosmetics… Ooh, shiny!

But this two level crate + key thing seems really bizarre. Is it a thing that’s used in other games?

All of the other games.

CS:GO, DOTA 2, Payday 2, etc…

Is Battle Royale worth watching? I’ve heard good things about it here and there.

“available [f]rom August 3rd to the 27th”

Battle Royale is a great movie, definitely worth watching.