PUBG Cell is getting Livik as a brand new map to let avid gamers play fast matches whereas on-the-go. The map was introduced by the official PUBG Cell account on Twitter on Thursday, with out revealing any specifics. Nevertheless, a PUBG Cell producer has revealed key particulars concerning the new growth in a media interview. The workforce has constructed the Livik map solely for cell avid gamers, who do not have hours to play matches on their smartphones. Thus, the thought is to supply an area the place matches might be performed as rapidly as potential.
The Livik map on PUBG Cell is aimed to deliver extra flexibility for gamers who’ve “tighter schedules” and want to squeeze in a fast match each time they’ve some free time, producer Rick Li instructed The Verge. The map is 2 kilometres by two kilometres in dimension and has a room for supporting matches with as much as 40 gamers directly. Additional, every recreation on Livik will final round 15 minutes.
PUBG Cell has used Nordic terrain because the theme for the Livik map. Regardless of being a small map, it does embody a sizzling spring, volcano, and waterfall, amongst different factors of curiosity.
“The waterfalls across the map will present distinctive interactions with the participant not obtainable on different maps,” Li mentioned. The producer additionally highlighted that there would even be shock techniques, together with “launching a motorboat off the highest of a waterfall to the water under on an unsuspecting workforce.” The thought of constructing such adjustments is to supply a sensible battlefield expertise via the brand new map.
Particulars concerning the availability of the Livik map aren’t but revealed. Nevertheless, it’s clear that it will not be one thing much like earlier maps obtainable on PUBG Cell that had been all aimed to ship an expertise in step with what’s there for PC and console avid gamers.
PUBG Cell’s strategy of offering some exclusivity to cell avid gamers, together with a definite really feel and a special expertise, is prone to assist in its rising success. That is additionally in contrast to its arch-rival Fortnite that also presents mainly the gameplay that is obtainable on PC and consoles.
Li in his interview did counsel that fast matches would not stay unique to cell gadgets and ultimately debut on PC and consoles. Having mentioned that, the Livik map will initially deliver the contemporary expertise solely to cell avid gamers.
The beta model of PUBG Cell consists of the Livik map as a “secretmap”. Nevertheless, the brand new expertise is but to be obtainable for the plenty.
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