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 workforce has constructed the Livik map solely for cellular avid gamers, who haven’t got hours to play matches on their smartphones. Thus, the concept is to supply an area the place matches could possibly be performed as shortly as attainable.
The Livik map on PUBG Cellular is aimed to convey 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 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 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 accessible 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 beneath on an unsuspecting workforce.” The thought of constructing 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. Nonetheless, it’s clear that it will not be one thing just like earlier maps accessible on PUBG Cellular that had been all aimed to ship an expertise according to 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 unique expertise, is prone to assist in its rising success. That is additionally not like its arch-rival Fortnite that also provides mainly the gameplay that is accessible 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 convey the recent 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 accessible for the plenty.
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