Plus new Survivor Pass rewards and extra.
Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds is making ready to launch its fourth content material season subsequent week on PC, beginning on 24th July, and developer PUBG Corp has detailed all incoming new options, together with a significant overhaul of the sport’s ageing Erangel map.
Erangel is Battlegrounds’ oldest map, having been a part of the expertise because the battle royale sport’s pre-alpha launch in 2016. Since then Erangel has been joined by desert map Miramar, the tropical Sanhok map, and the snowy Vikendi.
Compared to these newer efforts, Erangel has began to look a bit of lengthy within the tooth, and PUBG Corp says the upcoming overhaul goals to “convey our most traditional map consistent with our more moderen choices, all with out shedding the magic that made it a fan favorite within the first place”.
The enhanced model options up to date graphics, and provides the likes of latest constructing types, extra practical surroundings and terrain, and “revelations as to the island’s combat-scarred historical past”.
There’s a style of those map adjustments within the video above, and a extra thorough examination of the brand new look, by way of quite a few screenshots, in PUBG’s newest replace notes.
Alongside Erangel’s main overhaul, PUBG’s fourth season additionally introduces a brand new Survivor Pass, subtitled Aftermath. The theme this time round is on revealing “the previous and current of Erangel by skins and objects from the island’s broad historical past”. To that finish, there are over 100 rewards to unlock by finishing missions and levelling the cross, and PUBG Corp notes that it has made numerous tweaks and enhancements to missions for Season 4.
Missions can, as an example, now be tried co-operatively with pals, and it is attainable to swap out as much as three day by day missions daily without cost. Further particulars on mission adjustments could be discovered within the replace notes, alongside particulars of matchmaking enhancements, plus extra normal bug fixes and enhancements arriving as a part of Battlegrounds’ Season 4.
PUBG’s fourth season will run for 12 weeks in whole, concluding on 15th October. The replace is out there now by way of Battlegrounds’ PC Test Server, for those who fancy a gander previous to its official launch, and it hits dwell servers subsequent week, on 24th July. It’s anticipated to launch on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 later this summer season.