PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is getting a brand new map, and its first testing window is about to open on PC. The map, at the moment referred to as Codename: Savage, will likely be four km x four km, smaller than the sport’s current two maps. Early particulars about Codename: Savage have been rising, however the map will enter its first full testing section subsequent week, and gamers will get the prospect to offer it a strive.
Codename: Savage’s first testing section begins Monday, April 2 at 7 PM PT / 10 PM ET / three AM BST Tuesday. It will go till Thursday, April 5 at four AM PT / 7 AM ET / 12 PM BST. This section will likely be a closed, restricted take a look at, however gamers will be capable to signal as much as take part on Steam. Developer PUBG Corp. says it’s going to present extra particulars on how to participate within the take a look at on Monday, and says gamers ought to “control [PUBG’s] social channels to maximise your possibilities of getting a key.”
PUBG creator Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene unveiled some particulars concerning the new map throughout a panel on the Game Developers Conference. He stated the smaller, island map is coming this yr, and “ought to provide you with all a way more intense and quicker paced Battle Royale expertise.” He additionally shared a sneak peak on his Twitter account on the similar time.
PUBG Corp. is stressing that the map is in its early growth section, and it is opening Codename: Savage as much as gamers so early to collect as a lot suggestions as attainable. “We haven’t launched content material so early in its growth since our alpha testing stage. We’re doing this as a result of we wish to begin getting your suggestions as quickly as attainable and drive the event in the precise path,” the developer stated on Steam.
In different information, PUBG Corp. has simply launched a brand new PC replace that provides a weapon pores and skin system and some different options. We additionally just lately acquired the prospect to sit down down with Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene himself to ask him concerning the unbelievable success of the sport, the way it spawned out of a sequence of mods, and the way it plans to remain related with growing competitors sooner or later. Check out the interview within the video above.