The tropical new island of Sanhok will correctly arrive because the third Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds map “near the end of June”, builders PUBG Corp have stated forward of the ultimate public beta check’s launch tonight. If you haven’t dropped on Sanhok but, you may need to get the obtain began early at this time, because it makes use of a complete separate shopper.
Stag & hen events who’d slightly not dabble with unknowns get one thing new this week too, as an replace for the primary sport has arrived with adjustments together with making molotovs and grenades much less rubbo. Heck, it’s not an actual hen celebration till you’ve flashbanged the bride.
Sanhok is the 4x4km Southeast Asian island previously often known as Codename: Savage. Its (most likely) closing beta check launches tonight at 7pm Pacific (which is definitely 3am on Friday for us right here within the UK) then will run till 4am Pacific (midday our time) on Monday the 4th of June.
PUBG Corp have saved engaged on it for the reason that check, in fact, including artwork property and dressing places to look fancier, growing the spawn charge of things and weapon attachments, and making the blue zone circle transfer a bit slower in the direction of the tip. And, most significantly, gamers within the loading foyer can have 20 apples to lob slightly than solely 10. I definitely have loved throwing apples.
See the Sanhok testing patch notes #4 for extra particulars on the check and the adjustments. If you need to go to Sanhok, you’ll have to obtain the separate shopper – all gamers ought to see the ‘PUBG: Experimental Server’ of their Steam libraries.
As for the primary sport, update #14 is now go. It’s a superb replace for lobbed weapons. Frag grenades have a wider blast radius, stun grenades can flash folks from additional away, and molotovs deal extra injury – and their fires can now creep throughout wood surfaces. Keen-eyed gamers also can now shoot molotovs in mid-air.
The replace has additionally turned the once-crate-exclusive M24 sniper rifle into an everyday loot merchandise. It’s powered-down a bit, going from 88 injury to 79, however on the brilliant facet you’ll now see them extra usually – they usually do nonetheless deal extra injury than the Ok98.
Just a few optimisations are in too, hopefully bettering efficiency. One of those goals to cease car physics freakouts however ha ha I’ll imagine that once I see it; these bugs will outlive us all. Sadly, a deliberate change that was supposed to repair the issue of loot spawning in after some gamers have already landed has been eliminated because it was inflicting issues.
PUBG Corp are at the moment going after Fortnite Battle Royale builders Epic Games in courtroom, claiming that Epic’s Plunkbut violates their copyright. Epic, in the meantime, have saved updates flowing, this week including rideable shopping trolleys to their sport.