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PUBG To Debut Event Pass, But Will It Work?

Ever since Battle Royale came out (you can thank Minecraft for the idea from the many hunger game mods that tested out this idea), gaming corporations have looked to capitalize on the market and give war-hungry gamers the satisfaction of being the solo victor atop ninety-nine losers who just weren’t good enough.

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS, also known as PUBG or PUBG Corporation, was by far the gamers choice until Fortnite: Battle Royale entered the scene. Epic Games, developers of Fortnite, came in quite unexpectedly and in the blink of an eye became the #1 played game worldwide. Smashing all the charts, stealing most of the market share and cashing in quite handsomely from their efforts left PUBG quite literally in the dust.

So what has PUBG done to show that they are #1 (or #5)? Well, for starters they copied Fortnite and released their own mobile-version of PUBG. Now, they’re looking to copy the Fortnite Battle Pass. From a recent dev post, they explained why:

We wanted to create a whole new gameplay and reward experience. Ultimately, we decided to go with a new system: the “Event Pass.” It’ll be made available on June 22, the same day Sanhok hits live servers.

The Event Pass is designed to reflect the opinions of players who wanted a trackable progression-related system, and at the same time allows you to unlock new content in PUBG in a way that is different from the crate and key system.

Even though they haven’t posted any pricing details yet, speculations for this four-week event pass have many guessing this will cost around $10USD. Which, ironically, puts it right in line with the pricing for a Fortnite Battle Pass, which lasts three months.

Many gamers on Twitter voiced their concerns:

Will this be yet another nail in PUBG’s coffin? Does this mean Fortnite is starting to see a decline while PUBG swoops in for the kill? What do you think? Let us know via social media or in our Discord server! Be sure to click your reaction to this article down below!

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PlayerUnknown’s Battleground : ‘PUBG’ To Roll-out War Mode

Avid players of the popular game PlayerUnknown’s Battleground will be playing a new mode. This comes after the game developer disclosed that it is now experimenting a war mode. The PUBG’s war mode is similar to a conventional deathmatches, opposite the game’s current mode which is the last-one-standing scheme.

 

“We’re working on a new experiment with War Mode on custom servers. It’s currently in a very early stages of development, so if you’re able to access custom games, we’re eager to have you play and let us know what you think! We’re looking into bringing War Mode to live servers as an Event Mode (but it’ll likely, see changes between now and then),” said Robo Danjal, PUBG’s Community Director in a forum.

“Custom games and servers are still limited for now, but we intend to release them more widely at some point in the coming months. We’ll let you know when it’s ready,” he added.

 

Under PUBG’s war mode game, players enter in a death match that allows respawning. If you are a player that joins the game, the white zone or the safe area will be made available upon joining the game. What’s good with this war mode is that in case you die, you will be respawned at various time intervals.

 

 

Below are the game’s objectives, respawning, care package, and safe zone as published in PUBG forum.

Objectives

The goal is to obtain 80 points, and the default is a 4 player squad
The match ends if an individual or a team gets to the target score first or if time runs out. BP rewards will be given out when the match ends
Ranking will be determined based on scores earned
DBNO: + 1 point
Revive: + 1 point
Team Kill or Team DBNO: -5 point
Kill: + 3 points

Respawning

o Respawn method: player reenters the match area via respawn airplane
o Default respawn interval: 60 seconds
o Main weapon setting for default respawn: SMG provided as main weapon for close quarter battles

Care Package

The care package aircraft will fly over every 60 seconds. The composition of the air drop is the same as in the regular games.

 

Safe Zone

By default, the safe zone is static. This (and many other settings) can be tweaked in custom games.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Update

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer PUBG Corp. has deployed a new update for the title on Xbox One. It focuses primarily on optimizing the game’s framerate, reducing crashes, and all around improving its performance.

New Patches

The new patches, in particular, makes some texture changes in order to improve PUBG’s graphical performance on the console. Vehicle performances have been optimized to improve the framerate. And PUBG Corp. has implemented various other unspecified fixes in order to reduce crashing.

Addition To The New Patches

In addition, the developer has tweaked the inventory system to make navigating menus and swapping between weapons much quicker than before. Finally, the developer has added focal points to identify selected areas on the inventory screen.

Other Changes In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Other changes in the update include a counter that displays the number of players left on the airplane. The bug that caused players to hear footsteps when no other player was around has been fixed.

Another Free Item

PUBG recently reached another milestone on Xbox One, surpassing five million players on the console. To commemorate the achievement , PUBG Corp. is giving away another free cosmetic item. The PUBG5 varsity jacket. All players who purchase the game and create a character by [12:01] AM PT on March 22 will receive the outfit for free.

Additional Updates

PUBG is getting updates for its different platforms in the form of limited-time event modes as well as improved performance on Xbox One.

Event mode is periodically changing preset Custom Game. Where they will be trying new things and experimenting with different game parameters. This new content will be available in the game only for a limited time.

Meanwhile, console players will be pleased to hear that the latest Xbox update will improve performance and stability on the platform as well as changing inventory management. So both menu-navigation and loadout changes will be significantly more speedy.

These updates and additional changes were made by PUBG to make their games more exciting for its gamers. They are doing frequent updates and upgrades on their games to make their games .more challenging and exciting.