After PC and mobile, its the turn of Xbox players of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to share in the festive season of Halloween as the new update which is numbered #2 has been released earlier today. The new update brings a slew of things that include Training Mode, new weapons Beryl M762 and MK47 Mutant, new Sanhok-exclusive vehicle Scooter and Tukshai, new BP system and of course Halloween costumes.
The Training Mode is a 2×2 map that will see at least 5 players drop in to try out all the various aspects of the game. Players can’t die in this mode and can hence go all out in whatever they want to do on this map. It comes with an array of zones where players can try out different things like jumping off ramps in vehicles, driving on twisting roads, controlling vehicle speed, driving a boat, driving off road, shooting different guns on different gun ranges, landing with parachute, parkour, using different melee weapons, trying different grenades, and learning how different consumables work.
New Weapon: Beryl M762
Beryl M762 is the newest assault rifle to hit PUBG Xbox and is the only one after AKM to use 7.26mm ammo. It will spawn on all the maps, Erangel, Miramar, and Sanhok, and can load up to 30 rounds (40 with an extended magazine). The Beryl is equipped with upper and lower rails, allowing for scopes and a grip. It has lower per bullet damage than the AKM, but a higher firing rate, which means that is has DPS output and a higher recoil.
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New Weapon: MK47 Mutant
The new update also adds a new weapon to all the maps, called the MK47 Mutant (Erangel, Miramar, Sanhok), which is an AR that uses 7.62mm ammo. This weapon can be outfitted with all the different attachments available in the game, but does not have a stock slot. A normal clip of the gun houses 20 rounds of bullets and an extended one has 30. This weapons does not come with an auto mode and can only fire a single shot or a two round burst.
New Sanhok-Exclusive Vehicle: Scooter
This is a new vehicle that has been added to the Sanhok map and can be found besides the regular motorbike. It has lower speed and an increased turning circle, but the same HP.
New Sanhok Exclusive Vehicle: Tukshai
The newest vehicle to be added to the Sanhok map with Patch #21 is called Tukshai, which is a three man vehicle that will be replacing the UAZ, Dacia and Minibus on the map. According to the patch notes, “The Tukshai is slower compared to the previous vehicles, but fits perfectly with Sahnok’s environment.”
Xbox Players: 1.0 Update #2 is now available on Live Servers! This patch includes the Training Mode, new weapons and vehicles, Halloween Skins, along with several quality of life and bug fixes.
— PUBG (@PUBG) October 26, 2018
It is Halloween time and PUBG has a whole collection of new skins and cosmetic items to equip during this time. New suits include Maniacal Butcher Set, Killer Clown Set, Ancient Mummy Set and others.
You can check out all the patch notes from the link on the tweet.