PUBG MOBILE LITE CELEBRATES THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY WITH MONSOON THEMED UPDATE OF VARENGA AND THE NEW ARENA TEMPLE MAP
Massive 0.18.0 update delivers map updates, new Arena, weapons and the first anniversary celebration in streamlined version of blockbuster mobile game
LOS ANGELES – July 22, 2020 – Recent archaeological expeditions reveal an ancient city on PUBG MOBILE LITE’s hit jungle map, Varenga, that’s playable starting today. In today’s massive 0.18.0 content update for the blockbuster mobile game, players can experience classic battle royale gameplay in the newly-excavated urban ruins, as well as in a fresh Arena map. The latest update also delivers the first anniversary celebration content and additional gameplay-altering features, available for free on Google Play in select regions around the globe.
After several weeks of mysterious clues and Easter Eggs being discovered throughout Varenga, today’s update fully revitalizes the Northwest side of the map with uncovered ruins. Similarly, new construction works to the tunnels on the Southern mountain range yield a cryptic and explorable hall, deep within the mountains. Players can also board new slow-moving cable cars throughout the map to travel in style and get a bird’s eye view of the battlefield.
Today’s PUBG MOBILE LITE 0.18.0 content update also adds two new weapons, including the Arena-exclusive P90 sub-machine gun, and the MP5K sub-machine gun to Classic Mode. Additional basic experience improvements have also been implemented, including an integrated vault function and sliding function in Arena, along with an added indicator for Grenades. Sub-machine guns now can be accessorized with the same attachments as pistols, and the M16 Rifle can now receive Stock attachments.
Several miscellaneous features have also been added to improve PUBG MOBILE LITE gameplay experience, including:
- Anniversary Celebration – In-game lobby backgrounds, Spawn Island and the application icon have all been decorated to celebrate the game’s first anniversary
- System Updates – The Daily Mission System has been reformatted, Popularity rankings have been added to player stats and the ability to send gifts to personal space has been added
- Display Improvements – 3D model displays of vehicles, parachutes and plane finishes have been added in the main lobby, Pass page and opening screen, in addition to a new Gold redemption feature, special Vouchers and an integrated direct cash purchase feature have been added.
PUBG MOBILE LITE is now available to download and play on the Google Play Store in several regions of South Asia, Africa and East Europe. PUBG MOBILE LITE boasts a smaller download size and supports more mobile devices with less RAM without compromising the gameplay experience. PUBG MOBILE LITE features a smaller map made for 60 players, which means a faster-paced game that keeps the traditional PUBG style of play.
About PUBG MOBILE LITE
PUBG MOBILE LITE is developed following the success of PUBG MOBILE which is based on PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, the original PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 gaming phenomenon that took the world of interactive entertainment by storm in 2017. Up to 60 players parachute onto a remote island to do 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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