After weeks of anticipation, K-pop girl group BLACKPINK released their single THE GIRLS as an OST for their mobile game. The new song had been teased on the group’s social media accounts over the past few days. Fans who downloaded the BLACKPINK THE GAME app were among the first in the world to watch the music video.
Many Blinks showed their love for the song by sharing its 30-second snippet online in anticipation of its release. The group’s last music release was in September 2022 with the album Born Pink. The album reached the top of the Billboard 200 Chart, just as BLACKPINK began their Born Pink World Tour.
The music video is available to watch in-app in BLACKPINK WORLD, and features digital versions of the group. Fans could not get enough of how adorable the avatars of Jennie, Jisoo, Lisa and Rosé looked. Besides singing and performing their signature moves, their digital versions also sported some of their iconic looks and outfits.
About BLACKPINK THE GAME
In April 2023, YG Entertainment and TakeOne Company collaborated to introduce an exciting game centered around BLACKPINK. Simultaneously, they unveiled plans for an exclusive original soundtrack for the game, titled THE GIRLS. Singer Ryan Tedder of OneRepublic, and Danny Chung produced the song.
BLACKPINK THE GAME was officially launched on May 18. It offers fans a chance to manage and produce the digital versions of BLACKPINK. They can enjoy activities like solving puzzles to clear the group members’ schedules. They are also able to customize their looks and outfits. Blinks can even play mini-games with their friends, offering an interactive community element.
Following the release of THE GIRLS‘ music video, it was announced that the song will be released to digital streaming sites on Aug 25.