PUBG: New Map Hidden in Latest Patch

A WIP Jetski and a new area for the Russian map have also been found.

The latest test patch for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds[2] has revealed the layout of the game’s upcoming desert map. Pushed to the test servers last night, it didn’t take long for users on the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds subreddit[3] to sort through the new files and make some discoveries. One Reddit user[4] managed to extract the minimap from the forthcoming wasteland map:

PUBG: New Map Hidden in Latest Patch

It looks like the new environment coming to PUBG will be cutting a lot of the water found in Erangel, replacing it with many more buildings, fortifications and all new craters to force a different style of play.

Of course, we can’t be sure that this is final considering some of the placenames like “Murderland” and “Bareback”, but this is the first glimpse we’ve had from a birds-eye-view, and it looks to be mostly complete. Other discoveries to come out of the latest test patch include a work-in-progress Jetski vehicle[5] and a new area to be found on the Russian map Erangel, constituting a forest and a pond[6] and replacing a previously barren location.

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On top of the unreleased files, the latest test patch has brought a full ballistics and vehicle handling overhaul, as well as vaulting and climbing mechanics. You can check out the full patch notes here[7].

It was recently revealed that 40% of PUBG’s 18 million players are playing on the game’s first-person servers.[8] The game will be coming to Xbox Game Preview in December[9], with Bluehole currently hoping to get the game out of Early Access on PC later in the month. Jordan Oloman is a Freelance Writer for IGN.

Follow him on Twitter.[10]

References

  1. ^ Jordan Oloman (people.ign.com)
  2. ^ PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (uk.ign.com)
  3. ^ PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds subreddit (www.reddit.com)
  4. ^ Reddit user (www.reddit.com)
  5. ^ work-in-progress Jetski vehicle (www.reddit.com)
  6. ^ forest and a pond (www.reddit.com)
  7. ^ here (steamcommunity.com)
  8. ^ playing on the game’s first-person servers. (uk.ign.com)
  9. ^ Xbox Game Preview in December (uk.ign.com)
  10. ^ Twitter. (twitter.com)

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