PUBG analyst reveals most likely final circles for Miramar and Erangel

Published: 2/Sep/2019 8:44

by Connor Bennett


A former competitive coach for PlayerUnknown’s Battleground has uncovered the most likely areas that players will find themselves in when it comes to the game’s final zones. 

When it comes to any battle royale title, be it Fortnite, PUBG, or Apex Legends, the RNG [random number generator] is one of the biggest factors when it comes to possibly winning. It decides where loot spawns, where the zone is going to push from, and where you’re going to fight out the game’s final circle.

While players will try and study patterns within the RNG, it’s usually pretty difficult to figure out the landing spots that will guarantee the optimal loot for a win. However, one analyst has taken things a step further and tried to nail down the final locations of PUBG’s circles on the Miramar and Erangel maps.

PUBG CorpThe Miramar map has been a controversial one with PUBG players as it contains plenty of strange problems.

Alexander ‘Dyrem’ Sevirinov, a former coach for Team Russia, revealed his findings in a tweet on September 1 – noting that he’d studied thousands of competitive games on the title’s ‘super settings’. 

According to Dyrem’s research, there are four locations that stand out above the rest on Mirama: Power Grid, Junkyard, south of Impala, and just northeast of Chumacera. 

Things were a little more balanced on Erangel, however, with a few areas like Military base, mountains south of Georgopol, and Pochinki all having balanced results. 

While some questioned the findings, Dyrem revealed that he had worked them out on the #28 patch, and that “almost nothing changed” when he updated the game to the #30 patch. 

Of course, some professional players saw the results as a chance to demand change from the game’s developers – Bluehole.  

Team Envy player Nick ‘Interrogate’ Raposo tweeted: “Remove land ratio from Miramar. Adjust land ratio on all maps. @PUBGEsports @PUBG.”

Despite being able to pinpoint the most likely final points for a match on both maps, it’s clear that Miramar is much easier to decipher and make an educated guess on where you need to be towards the endgame.

Whether or not these findings prompt professional players into changing their landing spots, or having Bluehole make some map changes, is up in the air, but at least for now they can develop new game plans.


PUBG Mobile 1.2 patch notes: Runic Power mode, Metro Exodus chapter, new FAMAS, more

Published: 12/Jan/2021 17:19

by James Busby


PUBG Mobile is kicking off the new year with the 1.2 update, which brings plenty of new and exciting changes to the game. If you wish to get the lowdown on the Runic Power Mode, then be sure to check out the patch notes below.

PUBG Mobile has just rolled out its next big update which includes the new Runic Power Mode, which gives players special powers they can use to defeat the competition. There’s also the addition of the Metro Exodus collaboration and the new FAMAS Rifle. Aside from all the new content, there are also a number of bug fixes and other performance improvements. 

There’s certainly plenty of content for PUBG Mobile players to get stuck into, so make sure you read all the game’s latest patch notes below before queuing up for that next adrenaline-fueled match. 

PUBG patch 1.2 notes

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The Runic Power mode will let you live out your superhero dreams.

Runic Power mode 

PUBG Mobile’s latest game mode allows players to get access to special powers. Choose from three Runes, then collect Rune fragments, and use them to aid you in your fight to become the final winner on the battlefield. 

Runic Power gameplay 

  • Players will choose their Rune energy type on Spawn Island. You will need to choose to bring either the Flame Rune, Arctic Rune, or Wind Rune into the current match.
  • After selecting a rune, you will get 2 skills. The first skill summons an object, and the second skill gives you a boost. Using these skills consumes Rune energy.
  • Rune energy can be obtained in matches.

Rune Abilities

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These unique powers could give you the edge needed to grab a win.

Flame Rune:

  • Summon skill – Summons a wheel of flame that rolls forward slowly, dealing burn damage to enemy players it touches.
  • Boost skill – Adds a burning effect to your Ammo for a short time.

Arctic Rune:

  • Summon skill – Summons an ice wall. Each block of the ice wall can be destroyed separately. When the ice wall appears, it will lift up players or vehicles directly above them.
  • Boost skill – Adds a freezing effect to Ammo for a short time. Freezing reduces the effectiveness of healing.

Wind Rune:

  • Summon skill – Summons a semi-transparent shield of wind that reduces the damage of bullets shot from outside the shield.
  • Boost skill – Increases your movement and reload speed.

New Firearm

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The FAMAS has an incredibly fast rate of fire.


  • A new assault rifle that uses 5.56mm Ammo. It can be loaded with 25 rounds, has the fastest Rate of Fire among rifles, and is outstanding in close range firefights.
  • The FAMAS can be equipped with a Muzzle (Rifles), Scope, and Mag (Rifles). There is no foregrip, but it comes with its own bipod that reduces recoil when shooting with it in a prone position.
  • Only appears in the Livik Classic Battle Royale map.

Power Armor Mode 

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This new high-tech Power Armor could be the key to success.

The new Power Armor mode launches in EvoGround on February 5. New high-tech Power Armor has been created on Livik. To create your own set of   Power Armor you must bring Nano Crystals and an Armor Blueprint to the Matrix Base. 

You will have 2 additional chances to respawn yourself or your teammates during a match. Matrix Events will also be available for you to participate in during each match.


  • Teammates can be respawned at research stations. All players can respawn twice. You can choose to respawn yourself or your teammates during a match. Players respawn with basic equipment.

Power Armor

  • Power Armor Chest Piece: Reduces chest damage and increases backpack capacity.
  • Power Armor Arm Piece: Reduces arm damage and increases melee damage.
  • Power Armor Leg Piece: Reduces leg damage and fall damage. Gives a quick dash ability.
  • Assembling the full Power Armor set unlocks its ultimate weapon, the Dragon’s Breath Grenade.

Matrix Events

  • Matrix Event 1: Improved regional supply output.
  • Matrix Event 2: Multiple Matrix airdrops and significantly increased supplies in each airdrop.
  • Matrix Event 3: Life Detectors in research stations are activated and can be used to detect surrounding players.

Metro Royale: Honor Chapter

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Fans of the Metro series will want to take part in this event.
  • Metro Royale: Honor will be available after the game is updated. In keeping with the Season tradition, at the start of a new chapter, your rankings and inventory in Metro Royale will be reset. Fame and NPC Favorability, however, will be retained.
  • New rewards will be available in the latest chapter. Accumulate Honor to get voice packs, outfits, and other permanent rewards!
  • Added new weekly rankings, including Loot and Elimination Rankings.
  • Improved enemy AI from Steel Front and the Cobras to make them more intelligent and challenging.

Make sure you check out the rest of the patch notes on PUBG Mobile’s official site to see all the latest performance fixes.