Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg has more subscribers than anyone else on YouTube — a whopping 48 million. YouTube/PewDiePie
YouTube superstar Felix "PewDiePie" Kjellberg just announced his next video game development project.
This time around, he'll be teaming up with Armin Ilbrisagic, one of the designers behind the wonderfully weird "Goat Simulator" to make multiple games on smartphones and PC.
PewDiePie, who currently has over 48 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, will be offering "creative input" on these as-of-yet unspecified projects. But, given the irreverent and crude senses of humor of both PewDiePie and "Goat Simulator," the goal is to make goofy, weird games.
"Goat Simulator" is a bizarre, "Grand Theft Auto"-style game where you play as a goat, wreaking havoc in an open world. Coffee Stain Studios
"Comedy is huge in entertainment, but it still feels in its infancy in the games industry," said Ilbrisagic, according to The Verge . "Felix and I would like to work on changing that."
It might surprise you to learn that this isn't PewDiePie's first foray into the game development world — he previously worked on "Legend of the Brofist," a "Super Mario"-style retro sidescroller featuring YouTube stars, and "Tuber Simulator" a newly-released mobile game that puts players in the shoes of a budding YouTuber with PewDiePie as their mentor.