PUBG Cellular is getting Livik as a brand new map to let players play fast matches whereas on-the-go. The map was introduced by the official PUBG Cellular account on Twitter on Thursday, with out revealing any specifics. Nevertheless, a PUBG Cellular producer has revealed key particulars in regards to the new improvement in a media interview. The crew has constructed the Livik map completely for cellular players, who haven’t got hours to play matches on their smartphones. Thus, the thought is to supply an area the place matches could possibly be performed as shortly as potential.
The Livik map on PUBG Cellular is aimed to carry extra flexibility for gamers who’ve “tighter schedules” and want to squeeze in a fast match at any time when they’ve some free time, producer Rick Li instructed The Verge. The map is 2 kilometres by two kilometres in measurement 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 Cellular has used Nordic terrain because the theme for the Livik map. Regardless of being a small map, it does embody a scorching 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 stated. 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 crew.” The concept of creating such modifications is to supply a sensible battlefield expertise by way of the brand new map.
Particulars in regards to the availability of the Livik map aren’t but revealed. Nevertheless, it’s clear that it will not be one thing just like earlier maps obtainable on PUBG Cellular that have been all aimed to ship an expertise in keeping with what’s there for PC and console players.
PUBG Cellular’s strategy of offering some exclusivity to cellular players, 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 recommend that fast matches would not stay unique to cellular units and ultimately debut on PC and consoles. Having stated that, the Livik map will initially carry the contemporary expertise solely to cellular players.
The beta model of PUBG Cellular consists of the Livik map as a “secretmap”. Nevertheless, the brand new expertise is but to be obtainable for the lots.
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