Meanwhile the update history for shows that the has been added to it. We also got a very brief glimpse at snow, which suggests that the next map will be artic based. After debuting in Microsoft's early access program, Game Preview, late last year, is finally set to hit 1. According to the patch notes, no downtime is required for the update, even though it makes some pretty major changes. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has been available in early access on the Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X since through Xbox Game Preview.
You literally have no time to do anything but grab a weapon and get into a house. Our new map, Sanhok, is finally available on live servers! However with the advent of , this is no longer the case. However, it looks like developer Bluehole Studios are no longer letting Xbox players fall behind on updates. The global rollout followed a soft launch in Canada in March. You'll be able to use it for cover when you're in exposed territories. With snow and the footprints that you leave behind or other players leave behind, the hunter becomes the hunted.
Tourists can look to the future from the , travel back to the past and walk with the giants at the prehistoric , visit the aging or even take a tour of the. Battlegrounds developer Bluehole will also introduce new features to the game, including a new map, a new game mode and a brand new currency. Just like in the movie that inspired it, players are forced into progressively shrinking safe zones or risk their health depleting at an increased rate. If you're a fan of video games, check out , Gadgets 360's gaming podcast. We got to see new content, a new map and yes, Sanhok on the Xbox One.
Background Vikendi is a map based on an isolated Northern resort island on the Adriatic Sea. Sanhok will introduce all-new weapons and vehicles in addition to the debut of dynamic weather changes for the first time on Xbox One. As part of a special Inside Xbox episode to kick off , Microsoft revealed details on what's coming to the Xbox One version of the game very soon. You can see a snippet of how it works in the E3 trailer below. For the uninitiated, the Sanhok map is a much smaller map than Erangel and Miramar, and lends itself to faster, more frantic matches.
Assault rifles, submachine guns, and designated marksman rifles spawn more quickly on Sanhok. That's probably why you'll be using another element introduced in arcade mode. Vikendi is not yet available in custom matches. The biggest new addition is the release of the Sanhok map. With games restricted to just 28 players, the new mode is quick, fast and very, very intense.
Taking place across several islands, users will need to navigate dense forests, tall mountains, and several rivers if they want to survive. Here's what you need to know. Among the things that can be purchased with it are cosmetics and the Sanhok event pass. If you already own the game, you'll receive this for free. The biggest new addition is the release of the Sanhok map. The gameplay of Vikendi is quicker than Erangel and Miramar, but offers an arguably more tactical experience than Sanhok.
The messy multiplayer jamboree has become something of a huge success in 2017, amassing sales of over 20 million copies within eight months. War Mode will be joined by custom matches, which has been one of the most highly anticipated features for the Xbox One version of the game. Finally, scopes with 8x and 15x zooms won't spawn at all on the new map, but can still be picked up from care packages. Vikendi is as beautiful as it is dangerous and Survivors treading these bitter cold lands will have to watch their backs even more closely, as the fresh snow is perfect for leaving behind footprints! Along with Sanhok is Event Pass: Sanhok which will allow you access to more missions, levels, and rewards on the Sanhok map. Until the release of the hotfix, players were only able to move in eight different directions at 45 degrees. Game content and materials are trademarks and copyrights of their respective publisher and its licensors.
Also check out the related post to learn about two additional items everyone can earn for free not shown on the microsite. Development on this map began sometime in 2017, map was teased on June 10th, 2018 in the 'Microsoft E3 2018 conference' video. To learn more about the Event Pass, check out this. You can listen to it via or , or just listen to this week's episode by hitting the play button below. There are many rewards available as you level up by completing missions listed in the pass.
Full Product Release includes 3 maps: the original game map, Erangel, the desert themed map, Miramar and the new tropical themed map, Sanhok, featuring all-new weapons and vehicles. Another significant component of the 1. This site is a part of Wikia, Inc. For instance, the red zone is smaller and shorter-lasting while the blue zone has shorter waiting times, longer travel times, and adjusts both times based on remaining players. Battlegrounds developer Bluehole will also introduce new features to the game, including a new map, a new game mode and a brand new currency.