“Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and Determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “Press On” has solved and will always solve the problems of the human race.”
A game is taking the world by storm and it's not even released yet. Yes, we're talking about Playerunknown's Battlegrounds. Still in early access mode, it has already sold more than 10 million copies.
The best part is, it's not even from a large studio.
It's success story is an inspiring one. And even though its founder Brendan Greene insists he's the luckiest man in gaming, in reality its really about persistence.
Aside from the difficulties of learning a new alphabet just to understand things, Greene says he'd live anywhere if it meant getting to work on his game — even "a small shed in the middle of nowhere."
That my friends, is persistence. Read more about his story here.