PUBG’s New State means that a long-announced 8×8 km Taego map finally arrives in the popular battle royale game. Besides the addition of several improvements to the sounds, visuals, and locations, the Korean map will also include a second-chance system that likes of which we have already seen in Call of Duty: Warzone‘s Gulag.
Check the trailer and details for Taego, below.
Here are more details about the upcoming update:
New Map: Taego
Comeback Battle Royale
Comeback BR is a Taego exclusive second-chance mechanic allowing players who die during the first Blue Zone phase the chance to drop back into the fight later in the match. Players who die during the first Blue Zone phase battle it out in the Comeback Arena, a location separate from the main Taego Battleground. Survivors who remain alive long enough in the Comeback Arena are transported by helicopter back to the Taego mainland in phase 3 to resume their fight for the Chicken Dinner.
- Taego is available as the Featured Map.
- Playable in TPP and FPP.
- Solo and Squads, including 1-man Squad Modes are available.
- Duos are not available.
- Depending on your region, available modes and perspectives will vary.
- Up to 100 players.
- Bots can spawn.
- Clear weather.
- No Red Zone.
- Wildlife: Two friendly bird varieties reside throughout Taego, reacting to player movement and gunfire.
- Taego is available in Custom Matches.
- Sandbox Mode is available for PUBG Partners.
That’s not it. What’s more, Krafton also confirms that players can participate as Don Lee (Marvel’s Eternals, Train to Busan) character in the game. Check the video previews below introducing him in his game incarnation:
See another cinematic trailer featuring Don Lee, below:
On PC, players can start downloading PUBG update 12.2 on July 7 at 1:30 am PT / 10:30 am CEST following a lapse of proceeding maintenance period spanning about 8 hours. On consoles, the update will arrive on July 15 a full week later than its PC version. For more, you can visit here for PUBG 12.2 patch notes details.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is available on PC, PS4, Xbox One, Stadia, and on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S via backward compatibility. The mobile version is also out on Android and iOS platforms, but the smartphone and tablet game follows a different update schedule and content.