Including a bit more modern warfare to the PUBG formula
The PUBG universe is growing with a new mobile title for iOS and Android named PUBG: New State, which propels the battle royale ahead in time for more futuristic proceeds on the massively multiplayer genre.
Set in 2051, PUBG: New State occurs years after the present PUBG games, set in approximately contemporary times on a new map called Troi and assures to bring with it a slew of near-future weapons and vehicles, like drones and deployable combat shields. Based on the previous images, it’s an identical vibe to fellow shooter Call of Duty’s semi-futuristic military tech from games like Black Ops 3 and 4.
The new game is also determined to dive deeper into the wisdom of the entire PUBG universe, which is evidently a thing that surprisingly subsists for a game whose most important cultural signifier is the application of a cast-iron skillet as a weapon. What the time jump will signify for loved PUBG characters like Lunchmeat, however, need to wait for the game’s launch.
New State is also committed to shaking up the formula for PUBG games, with in-game weapon customization options that will let players adjust their weapons within a match in a process that sounds like Apex Legends’ weapon attachments.
New State marks the third battle royale game under the PUBG umbrella, although, dissimilar to its mobile cousin PUBG Mobile, PUBG: New State will be developed by PUBG Studio, the company behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the PC and console version of the actual game. PUBG Mobile is originally a different title promoted by Chinese tech giant Tencent. Despite the mobile nature of the title, PUBG Studio is promising big like ultra-realistic graphics that push the limits of mobile gaming.