Playerunknown's Battlegrounds gets new event mode with shotguns

The new Event Mode is called "Tequila Sunrise", and involves only shotguns and melee weapons.

  • Published: April 6, 2018 10:25 AM IST
Tequila Sunrise

With the promise of a new Event Mode every weekend still standing, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds has revealed the offering for this weekend. The event mode for this weekend is known as “Tequila Sunrise” and it will involve players just using shotguns and melee weapons to eliminate the enemies and win that Chicken Dinner.

Like last week, Bluehole has again made this event mode for four-person squads which means there is no solo or duo mode. Players who find matches with fewer than four players will be matched with other random players to make it a full four-person team. The drop rates for level 3 armor have been increased as well, so we can expect some drawn-out fights.

The Event Mode will run for 72 hours, starting from 7.30 AM IST on April 6 to 7.30 AM IST on April 9. Here’s all you need to know about “Tequila Sunrise” in the words of the developers themselves.

Available queues

Squads (All Regions)
You can choose to turn Auto Matching either on or off in the main menu. The default state is “On”

Loot spawn behaviour


Shotguns (3x spawn rate)
Melee Weapons (3x spawn rate)
No other weapons


Bag/Helmet/Armor Lv.3 (3x spawn rate)
Bag/Helmet/Armor Lv.1 (0.5x spawn rate)
Ammunition (3x spawn rate)

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Safe zone (white circle) behavior

Immediately after the plane gets into the air, the first safe zone is visible on the map.
The first safe zone will be smaller than its normal size.

Other event rules

Time of day is locked at sunrise.
Care packages are disabled.

  • Published Date: April 6, 2018 10:25 AM IST