ALESSO, LOST FREQUENCIES AND R3HAB RELEASE NEW TRACKS AT PUBG MOBILE THIRD ANNIVERSARY PERFORMANCE THIS SUNDAY
Superstar DJs team with world’s most popular mobile game for three-year anniversary in-game event on Sunday, March 21, also revealing upcoming Karakin map
LOS ANGELES – March 19, 2021 – PUBG MOBILE celebrates its third anniversary this weekend with a momentous celebration campaign. World-renowned musicians Alesso, Lost Frequencies and R3HAB will perform a live set including three brand-new singles in an unprecedented livestream party both in-game and on YouTube for battle royale fans and dance music listeners alike. Alesso’s “Going Dumb”, Lost Frequencies’ “Rise”, R3HAB’s “Stars Align” will all debut as new singles on the virtual stage in PUBG MOBILE beginning March 21. The festivities begin at 11 a.m. UTC in-game and 1 p.m. UTC on the official PUBG MOBILE YouTube channel on Sunday, March 21.
Earlier this month, PUBG MOBILE received the Version 1.3 update, delivering a “HUNDRED RHYTHMS” music-themed wave of new content. Today, official PUBG MOBILE social media accounts confirm the presence of three world-famous DJs for an in-game performance, fitting for three years of action-packed mobile gaming fun. Stockholm-based dance music producer Alesso, Belgian musician Lost Frequencies and Dutch-Moroccan DJ R3HAB will each present a new song live performance during the party. All three will also participate in a special celebrity showmatch, alongside famous gaming influencers from regions around the world.
As part of the music festival, players can now land in the electronic music square in Erangel, Spawn Island and Cheer Park to enjoy sample clips from the three DJs at the virtual DJ stage. On and after March 21, Alesso’s new single “Going Dumb”, Lost Frequencies’ new single “Rise”, R3HAB’s new single “Stars Align” and iconic Kpop group BLACKPINK’s remix version of “DDU-DU DDU-DU” hit single will be released for the first time ever for music fans in the PUBG MOBILE world.
In addition to the livestream party, Version 1.3 game modes rage on, along with fresh rewards in Royale Pass Season 18. On the day of PUBG MOBILE’s three-year anniversary, mobile players can have a glimpse of the rugged Karakin map for the first time ever in advance before Karakin is released later in April. Set in a desolate desert wasteland with countless caves and tunnels, Karakin’s two-by-two kilometer battleground further intensifies PUBG MOBILE battle royale action.
Hailing from Stockholm, Alesso is one of Dance music’s most treasured producers. Alesso is a global maverick in the industry having garnered nearly 2 billion streams. His list of collaborations is filled with a mix of eclectic artists ranging from OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder, Calvin Harris, Tove Lo, Liam Payne, Swedish House Mafia’s Sebastian Ingrosso, Hailee Steinfeld, Florida Georgia Line, Anitta, and more. In 2020, he released “Midnight” featuring superstar, Liam Payne. The record received praise from Rolling Stone, Billboard, Harper’s Bazaar, MTV, and graced national television on The Late Late Show With James Corden and Good Morning America. When he’s not releasing music, he’s touring the world, headlining festivals and selling out clubs and venues alike.
ABOUT Lost Frequencies
Felix De Laet, better known by his moniker Lost Frequencies, has soared to success in the international music industry over the past half-decade. Releasing his global smash hit ‘Are You With Me’ back in 2014 with the track rapidly ascended by hitting multi-platinum status, taking the #1 spot in 18 countries and becoming the first Belgian artist to hit #1 in the UK. In 2018 Lost Frequencies amassed over 1 billion streams, that as of 2020, has eclipsed over 3.5 billion. From show-stopping live appearances, to career-making studio hits, Lost Frequencies continues to soar to a meteoric rise at his own accord.
Dutch/Moroccan DJ and producer Fadil El Ghoul, better known as R3HAB, has been trailblazing his way through dance music for the better part of the last decade. From his breakthrough hit remix of Afrojack, Pitbull and Ne-Yo’s “Give Me Everything” to his dance anthems, “All Around The World (La La La)” and “Lullaby,” which have collectively amassed +600M streams, to his collaborations with ZAYN, Sofia Carson and more, R3HAB has proven himself as one of most talented artists in the game. In 2016 he founded label CYB3RPVNK, which passed one billion streams on its catalog within its first two years.
BLACKPINK is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment. The quartet consists of JISOO, JENNIE, ROSÉ, and LISA. BLACKPINK had captured the hearts of audiences from the moment they released their debut single [SQUARE ONE] in August 2016. Since then, they have turned every single they release, such as “DDU-DU DDU-DU” and “Kill This Love”, into hit songs, making their foray into global superstardom. Spurred by this success, BLACKPINK became the first female K-pop band invited to perform at Coachella in 2019, the largest music festival in the U.S. In 2019, they successfully finished a world tour spanning 23 cities, 4 continents, 32 shows, and 4 Japanese dome tours. In October 2020, BLACKPINK had released the first full album “THE ALBUM”, topped prominent music charts, and recognized by numerous prestigious awards.
The band’s global influence keeps growing, and it is shown with their recent collaborations with international pop artists such as Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga, Selena Gomez and Cardi B.
BLACKPINK had completed their first live stream concert, “THE SHOW” on YouTube on Jan 31, 2021 with success. Now Various projects such as solo projects for each member are under way.
ABOUT PUBG MOBILE
PUBG MOBILE is based on PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, the phenomenon that took the world of interactive entertainment by storm in 2017. Up to 100 players parachute onto a remote island to battle in a winner-takes-all showdown. Players must locate and scavenge their own weapons, vehicles and supplies, and defeat every player in a visually and tactically rich battleground that forces players into a shrinking play zone.
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