Battle royale game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is getting a new PUBG PC Update 4.1 which brings the Season 4 of the game. According to the developers this new season will bring quite a few changes. The blog mentions that going forward, the game updates will revolve around new seasons. This will feature new content, skins, gameplay updates, and Survivor Pass with plenty of missions and rewards to enjoy. Season 4 will launch on consoles in late Summer. With a new cinematic trailer the devs are introducing a visually reworked Erangel map.
PUBG PC Update 4.1: Major changes
Erangel visual update
Erangel is the oldest map in the game, as this was the map PUBG launched with. It was not until a whole year later that people got another map. Titled under the Erangel visual update, the team has updated the textures, grass and overhauled the map. There are plenty of secrets to find and updated areas to explore once you drop in. Updated existing terrain, signage, and buildings and have added a small number of buildings to some areas. Terrain elements added or revised to better illustrate Erangel’s history. These include trenches, blast marks, camo nets, and abandoned tanks across different areas of the map.
Survivor Pass 4: Aftermath
Along with the new season comes an all-new Survivor Pass. Survivor Pass 4: Aftermath reveals the past and present of Erangel through skins and items from the island’s broad history. The new Survivor Pass comes with a cooperative mission system where players can work together to complete mission goals and earn rewards. The Survivor Pass begins July 23 and runs through until October 15.
PC Players: Update 4.1 is now available on the test server! The update naming scheme has changed to better represent our seasonal content plan.
The Erangel Visual Update is here, along with a multitude of gameplay changes, new content and much, much more.https://t.co/cweOly3dWu
— PUBG Support (@PUBG_Support) July 17, 2019
New Cooperative Mission System
Survivor Pass 4: Aftermath has a new cooperative mission system that allows players to work together towards milestones and rewards. Here players can view the mission progression gauge on the mission tab, and receive rewards when each step is completed.
WATCH: PUBG – Season 4 Cinematic Trailer
The new season and update brings a balance in loot and the first re-balance in vehicles. As for weapons, Kar98k, shotguns, SMGs and crossbow has seen a buff. While M24, and all 7.62mm ammo assault rifles have seen a nerf. Even the vehicles have seen changes. Healing items will now work while walking. The blue zone on Erangel has been balanced as well. Turntables added to the map which will play music.
Besides these there are other changes that include the UI/UX of the character customizations and store. There have been significant changes to the matchmaking system and the world now features new billboards. The new update will be coming to the main server on July 24. On top of that there are new skins and rewards in the game as well.