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PUBG Mobile version 1.0 launching on September 8th: here are all the new features

On: August 25, 2020

PUBG Mobile has announced its much-anticipated version 1.0 through an online-only event. The new version of the popular battle royale game will arrive on September 8th for everyone. The new update is expected to bring the 90fps gameplay to all supported models. To jog your memory, the 90Hz gameplay is currently exclusive to OnePlus users until September 6th.

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Apart from this, the upcoming update will bring a number of visual and design overhauls, including a brand new UX. The developer has also announced that version 1.0 will have a surprise element, which will be announced on September 8th. This is speculated to be the public release of the new Erangel map, which is available in the latest beta versions.

PUBG Mobile version 1.0 update coming on September 8th

The PUBG Mobile version 1.0 will bring improved graphics, re-designed interface and a whole new map

The PUBG Mobile version 1.0 will bring improved graphics, re-designed interface and a whole new map

PUBG Mobile has announced that version 1.o will offer a 30 percent increase in the overall frame rate and a 76 percent decrease in lag depending on the smartphone. The 90fps gameplay might also find its way to supported smartphones with version 1.0. The developers have announced that PUBG Mobile version 1.0 will offer ‘unprecedented’ realistic gameplay for a mobile game.

These include improved characters, new elements like particles, smoke, air blasts, muzzle flashes, and others, and scope interaction. PUBG Mobile also gets upgraded lighting and texture quality in version 1.0 to offer realistic and high-quality visuals. The high graphic settings will also make its way to a lot more smartphones, which was earlier limited to a select few devices.

Apart from the improved gameplay, the PUBG Mobile version 1.0 will bring an overhauled user interface as well. The user interface is now categorised in three distinct areas, namely, game, social and store. The new version 1.0 will also let users personalise the UI by removing the elements they don’t need.

PUBG Mobile Global Championship with $2 million prize pool announced

Apart from version 1.0, Tencent Games also announced the PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC), which is the combination of PUBG Mobile World League (PMWL) and World Championship. The event will kickstart in late November and will invite pro teams from all regions. These include the Americas, Europe, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and China. The PMGC will be the largest competition of its kind with a prize pool of $2 million.

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