The PUBG universe is increasing with a brand new cellular title for iOS and Android known as PUBG: New State, which catapults the battle royale forward in time for a extra futuristic tackle the huge multiplayer style.
Set in 2051, PUBG: New State takes place years after the present PUBG video games (that are set in roughly fashionable instances) on a brand new map known as Troi and guarantees to convey with it a slew of near-future weapons and autos, like drones and deployable fight shields. Primarily based on the early pictures, it’s the same vibe to fellow shooter Name of Obligation’s semi-futuristic navy tech from video games like Black Ops 3 and 4.
The brand new sport can also be set to dive deeper into the lore of the general PUBG universe, which is seemingly a factor that surprisingly exists for a sport whose most notable cultural signifier is using a cast-iron skillet as a weapon. What the time leap will imply for beloved PUBG characters like Lunchmeat, although, must look ahead to the sport’s launch.
New State additionally guarantees to shake up the system for PUBG video games, with in-game weapon customization choices that can enable gamers to switch their weapons inside a match in a manner that sounds much like Apex Legends’ weapon attachments.
New State marks the third battle royale sport below the PUBG umbrella — though, not like its cellular cousin PUBG Cell, PUBG: New State will probably be developed by PUBG Studio, the corporate behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the PC and console model of the unique sport. (PUBG Cell is definitely a separate title developed by Chinese language tech large Tencent.) And regardless of the cellular nature of the title, PUBG Studio is making huge guarantees of “ultra-realistic graphics that push the boundaries of cellular gaming.”
PUBG: New State will probably be out there on Android and iOS later in 2021, with alpha exams additionally set for later this 12 months.