LONG-AWAITED PUBG MOBILE 1.0 UPDATE DELIVERS EXPANSIVE GAMEPLAY ENHANCEMENTS AND NEW ERANGEL MAP
The massive updates include the New Erangel map with revamped visuals and resource point and building changes, as well as Lobby and Cheer Park updates
LOS ANGELES– Sept. 8, 2020 – A new era is dawning in PUBG MOBILE, and players around the globe are invited to witnessexpansive improvements beginning today for the world’s popular mobile game. Beginning with changes and additions to the classic gameplay and spanning to user experience improvements and enhanced visuals throughout the battlefield, the PUBG MOBILE 1.0 UPDATE is available today for free on the App Store and Google Play.
The massive list of updates includes a new Erangel, new improvements for Livik, including the new firearm M1014, Cheer Park updates, graphics and user experience improvements, security enhancements and an upcoming mysterious surprise set to be revealed soon. Similarly, PUBG MOBILE is now available at 90 frames per second on all compatible devices.
Through the comprehensive upgrade of Erangel, the overall landscape, terrain, building changes and design of various details of the map have been optimized. For example, the most iconic resource-points, such as military bases and Mansion have been renewed, and all new elements of trenches, wooden barricades, abandoned tanks and bunkers have also been added to the map, improving the combat experience on Erangel and providing richer rural tactical options
In addition to the New Erangel map, the beloved small-scale high intensity of PUBG MOBILE’s newest battlefield Livik also receives an update. The M1014 is an all-new semi-automatic shotgun that only appears in Livik on the Classic Battle Royale Map and Arena, along with other shotguns. With up to 7 rounds that can be manually reloaded at a time, it’s outstanding for close quarters combat. The M1014 supports shotgun muzzle and ammo belt attachments, and is the most effective of the current shotguns. Livik today also receives miscellaneous visual effects improvements, balance adjustments and bug fixes.
For improved training, each player now has access to their own private training ground to improve their target-shooting, throwing and more. Players can now join up with others in Cheer Park to enjoy combat or watch duels in the newly completed building to the left of the target range. A romantic heart-shaped island has been added to the lake and the Hot Air Balloon has been relocated near the island. The island will be decorated with all sorts of romantic fixtures such as a two-seater swing and a romantic boat.
Updated Game Lobby
In order to improve player control and prioritize displaying features that players need most, the game lobby has been updated. A new Home Lobby features the most common functions, such as squad-forming and monetization. Invites and Friends have been combined, with new notes for friends. The Social Lobby is an upgrade from Personal Space, showing the players social connections and showing off stats, titles, achievements, firearms and vehicles. The Monetization lobby features currently promoted resources for the player to browse and buy.
- Weaponry and Gear – Classic weapons including the Tommy Gun, UMP45 and DBS receive balances, including damage rates, attachments, bullet speed and loot spawn
- Combat and Operations – Standing and crouching has been optimized, as well as jump following and Monster Truck control. Similarly, Med Kits can now be used while moving, and the Gyroscope is now throwable
- Arena Mode – Firing now removes invincibility, and sliding actions have been improved so players can change direction of motion depending on their trajectory when they begin the movement.
- Security Improvement – Improved and expanded the scope of spectators’ enemy visibility detection. Improved the impact of security monitoring on performance, and reduced power consumption and lag caused by security monitoring.
In addition to the massive gameplay updates, mysterious surprise will be coming soon in the new 1.0 version. PUBG MOBILE players can tune in the game to witness the new era coming when the 1.0 version release in Sept 8.
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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