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. Nevertheless, 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 solely for cell avid gamers, who do not have hours to play matches on their smartphones. Thus, the concept is to supply an area the place matches could possibly be performed as rapidly as potential.
The Livik map on PUBG Cellular is aimed to carry extra flexibility for gamers who’ve “tighter schedules” and wish 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 measurement 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 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 beneath on an unsuspecting group.” The thought of constructing such modifications is to supply a sensible battlefield expertise by means 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 had been all aimed to ship an expertise consistent with what’s there for PC and console avid gamers.
PUBG Cellular’s strategy of offering some exclusivity to cell avid gamers, together with a definite really feel and a special expertise, is more likely to assist in its rising success. That is additionally not like its arch-rival Fortnite that also gives mainly the gameplay that is obtainable on PC and consoles.
Li in his interview did recommend that fast matches would not stay unique to cell units and ultimately debut on PC and consoles. Having mentioned that, the Livik map will initially carry the recent expertise solely to cell avid gamers.
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 plenty.
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