PUBG New State update in January coming! From game mode to gun- Here is what you will get

    PUBG New State update will be rolled out in January, most likely next week. Players will get a bunch of new content including a new game mode, new guns.
    By PRIYA KUMARI
    | Updated on Jan 08 2022, 10:09 AM IST
    PUBG New State January update to roll out next week. Check details.
    PUBG New State January update to roll out next week. Check details. (newstate.pubg.com)
    PUBG New State January update to roll out next week. Check details.
    PUBG New State January update to roll out next week. Check details. (newstate.pubg.com)

    PUBG New State players, here is some good news for you! A major January update of the game is in the offing and it may well happen next week. Taking to its official Twitter handle PUBG New State said, "The January update is coming soon! See patch preview for more details on the new game mode and all other updates!" Players will get a bunch of new content from the January update including a new game mode, new guns, and overall improvements throughout the game.

    "PUBG: NEW STATE's major January update will be rolled out next week. We've prepared a bunch of new content to kick off the new year, including a new game mode, new guns, and overall improvements throughout the game," PUBG New State said in a statement. Players and gamers can check the preview for next week's update below:

    1. PUBG New State BR: Extreme

    As per the information provided, BR: Extreme (64) is a new mode set in Troi. The core experience of this mode is firmly set in the Battle Royale genre and each round will only be of 20 minutes and feature only 64 Survivors. In this mode, the Battleground is restricted to a smaller playable area within Troi. The playable area will be chosen at random and will change every match.

    All Survivors will start off with a P1911 handgun, 1 smoke grenade, 300 Drone Credits and fully charged boost meters. When the match starts, 2 Care Packages will be dropped at random locations, allowing players to stock up on higher end gear earlier in a match.

    2. PUBG New State New Weapon: P90

    This SMG will come with a standard tier-2 transformative scope and a suppressor attached, but it cannot be modified with other attachments. It will use 5.7mm ammo, which will also be added to the Drone Store.

    3. PUBG New State New Gun Customizations

    DP-28 [C2] Muzzle Slot Access: With this customization, players will be able to attach a Flash Hider (AR/DMR) or a Compensator (AR/DMR) to the DP-28. However, gun damage will be slightly reduced when using these attachments.

    Beryl M762 [C2] Lightweight Stock: The Lightweight Stock will reduce bullet spread when firing from the hip or shoulder while increasing ADS speed. However, this customization will reduce weapon stability.

    4. PUBG New State Weapon Balance Changes

    Weapons: The bullet spread of all shotguns and pistols when fired mid-air will be decreased. L85A3: The reload time will be significantly reduced.

    Weapon Customizations:

    M416 [C1]: Bullet spread when firing from the hip and shoulder will be reduced.

    Beryl M762 [C1]: This customization will no longer decrease bullet speed.

    M16A4 [C1]: This customization will no longer decrease recoil control.

    DSR-1 [C1]: This customization will no longer decrease bullet speed. Instead, it will increase vertical recoil.

    5. PUBG New State New Actions and Animation Improvements

    Parkour Roll: Players will be able to perform a roll to break your fall when falling by tapping the Roll button right before they hit the ground. Performing a roll to break players' fall will minimize the fall damage they sustain. This roll can also be performed while exiting from moving vehicles.

    Sudden Dash: When you are prone and you get up to sprint forward, your character will be able to break into a sprint while getting up for a smoother and faster movement transition.

    Character Animation Improvements: The movement delay time that occurs when alternating repeatedly between sitting and standing will be decreased. The movement delay time that occurs when landing after jumping will be decreased.

    6. PUBG New State Mode Balance Changes

    BR: Original (100) - Overall: The overall speed of the Blue Zone will be increased. (Total time: 90 seconds). The damage of the Blue Zone during the early to mid-game will be increased. The wait time during the Final Phase will be extended by 20 seconds.

    The Deployable Shield (Normal) will be removed. Only the Deployable Shield: Wide Type will be available on the Battlegrounds. The number of Customization Kits that can be found on the Battlegrounds will be significantly increased.

    BR: Original (100) - Troi: The amount of Drone Credits that can be found in Vermont will be slightly decreased. Novas will be found on main roads.

    7. PUBG New State Season 1 Begins

    Preseason Tiers will be reset for all regions and modes based on the highest tier Survivors reached during the Preseason. The final rewards for reaching Contender, Master, and Conquerer will be upgraded. Match scores and tier evaluation standards will be revamped and a small amount of tier points will be rewarded upon selecting multiple maps (Random 2).

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    First Published Date: 08 Jan, 09:41 AM IST
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