PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ smaller tropical-themed map, Codename: Savage, is returning to the Closed Experimental Server very quickly. The map shall be accessible for a second spherical of testing starting tonight, April 16, giving choose PC gamers one other alternative to attempt it out earlier than it formally arrives to the sport.
The take a look at begins at 6 PM PT / 9 PM ET (2 AM BST on March 17) and runs till the identical time on Wednesday, April 18. As earlier than, solely gamers who’ve obtained a beta key can have entry to the Closed Experimental Server. If you obtained one through the first spherical of testing, you are already set to leap in once more. Everyone else can join a beta key by way of PUBG Corp.’s registration website; nonetheless, not everybody who registers shall be assured entry to the take a look at.
This time round, PUBG Corp. has made numerous adjustments to the map. Most noticeably, it’s denser than it was earlier than, with three new areas added to the center and southeastern parts of the map. PUBG Corp. has additionally made quite a lot of different adjustments, together with growing how incessantly grenades spawn and making boats much less widespread across the map.
Perhaps the largest change to Codename: Savage is to the redzone and bluezone. The redzone will now be smaller and final for much less time; the bluezone, then again, will now range relying on what number of gamers are left due to a brand new function that PUBG Corp. says “allows [it] to calculate and regulate its ready time primarily based on the variety of gamers left alive.”
PUBG Corp. says Codename: Savage “will not be prepared for a full launch for a number of extra months,” making this a uncommon probability to attempt it out whereas it is nonetheless in growth. If you continue to haven’t got a beta key for the Closed Experimental Server, this is get entry. You can see our impressions of the map within the video above.