PUBG: Battlegrounds’ next major update, 19.1, is coming to PC on August 10 and consoles on August 18.
It includes a new MP9 weapon – the first fully automatic submachine gun to use a 9mm caliber – and a new vehicle that sees you “speeding down the road with your siren flashing” (so it seems not For stealth), and the Blue Chip Detector Tactical Gear which uses the main weapon slot but can be used to scan enemies within a 100m radius; you’ll see the closest 12 enemies on the map.
We’ll also get the all-new 1500-horsepower Folding Shield together and have “another chance at the Haven map.” The update also brings “familiar enemies” from the recently announced Assassin’s Creed season.
PUBG’s crossover event, ICYMI, will bring Assassin’s Creed-themed cosmetics, events, and “world elements” from August 17 to September 22, as well as themed resources and props on the Paradise map, where you may find hidden Animus Machine and Leap of Faith.
New State Mobile also has some Assassin-inspired gear – PUBG Mobile – which includes “over 30 unique Assassin’s Creed-themed outfits such as Ezio’s suit and Shay’s suit weapon skins, as well as co-op crates”, as well as limited-time events . From August 18th to September 21st, play the game every day to earn a login bonus.
“As part of the ongoing collaboration between PUBG: Battlegrounds and Assassin’s Creed, players will be able to discover a variety of themed resources and items on the Haven map, which are available again for the first time since Season 16,” explained Krafton.
“Abstergo Industries has taken over one of the map’s main buildings, outfitted with hidden Animus machines, and strategically placed Leap of Faith ledges on the building’s roof. Additionally, co-op gives players the opportunity to earn through the game Themed cosmetic rewards, including new outfits, bag skins, parachute skins, emotes, and more.”
PUBG’s “Hot Destination” new map, Deston, is out now on PC and consoles. This is the first new map since the battle royale free-to-play game.
Durston includes a flooded downtown, swamps, coastline, “one of the tallest skyscrapers in the game”, and the “largest building ever built” cabin in the game.
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