PUBG Cellular 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 Cellular account on Twitter on Thursday, with out revealing any specifics. Nonetheless, a PUBG Cellular producer has revealed key particulars in regards to the new growth in a media interview. The group has constructed the Livik map completely for cellular avid gamers, who do not have hours to play matches on their smartphones. Thus, the thought is to offer an area the place matches might be performed as shortly as potential.
The Livik map on PUBG Cellular is aimed to deliver 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 dimension and has a room for supporting matches with as much as 40 gamers directly. Additional, every sport 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 embrace a sizzling spring, volcano, and waterfall, amongst different factors of curiosity.
“The waterfalls across the map will present distinctive interactions with the participant not out there on different maps,” Li stated. The producer additionally highlighted that there would even be shock ways, together with “launching a motorboat off the highest of a waterfall to the water under on an unsuspecting group.” The concept of constructing such adjustments is to offer a practical battlefield expertise via the brand new map.
Particulars in regards to the availability of the Livik map aren’t but revealed. Nonetheless, it’s clear that it will not be one thing much like earlier maps out there on PUBG Cellular that have been all aimed to ship an expertise consistent with what’s there for PC and console avid gamers.
PUBG Cellular’s method of offering some exclusivity to cellular avid gamers, together with a definite really feel and a distinct expertise, is prone to assist in its rising success. That is additionally not like its arch-rival Fortnite that also presents mainly the gameplay that is out there on PC and consoles.
Li in his interview did counsel 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 deliver the contemporary expertise solely to cellular avid gamers.
The beta model of PUBG Cellular contains the Livik map as a “secretmap”. Nonetheless, the brand new expertise is but to be out there for the lots.
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