This winter PUBG Mobile will have a new map blasting its way onto our devices. But that’s not all there will be a new vehicle, new snowball fight in the pre-match lobby and there is even rumoured to be a new weapon. Want to know exactly what is coming in this winter update? Then you know what to do, read on!
The new map added to PUBG Mobile will be called Vikendi. It’s a snowy themed map where users will frolic in the snow and win a tasty chicken dinner. It’s a 6x6km map, which puts it in the same size bracket as Sanhok. This means more gun battles, less open space and more chance of running into people on the road. They have scheduled the new map and other new content to go live on mobile devices for the 20th of December.
With the addition of a new map comes the addition of a new mode of transport, Snowmobile. Who hasn’t wanted to run down your enemies with one of these bad boys? Well, there really is no better way of traversing the snowy landscape, then with a snowmobile between your legs. The exact stats of the snowmobile have yet to be announced, but I am sure it will be a lot better than walking.
Snowball fights and footprints
In the pre-match lobby of a game at Vikendi, users will be able to pick up snowballs and fire them at each other. This might sound a lot less thrilling than a gunfight, but it offers an enormous amount of entertainment value none the less.
With the introduction of a new weather system, comes new game-changing mechanics. No, I don’t mean snowstorms, I mean footprints. Stalking prey has never been easier with your victims leaving a trail of footprints in their wake. Stay on top of the game by treading where someone else has already been. But remember, the hunter can often become the hunted.
One last point to mention is the introduction of a new assault rifle, the G36C. There will also be changes to matchmaking as well as reward systems so keep your eyes peeled in December for some top quality winter action in PUBG Mobile.