In a recent blog update, PLAYERUKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS announced a brand new, limited time, War Mode.
As many players will know, War Mode isn’t new, but starting June 7th players will be able to drop into the revamp featuring, snipers and handguns.
The developers declared that “when taking lethal damage, you’ll die instantly instead of being knocked,” opening up a new set of challenges for players to proceed with extra caution.
Users can start dropping in the featured game mode at 10 pm PDT and will want to grind the event before it ends on July 10th at 10 pm PDT.
This new event mode will take place on Erangel as three 10-man squads battle it out to see who is the last team standing after 150 points (50 kills) or 15 minutes of action.
Other important details include:
Each match takes place inside a small, static safe zone All players spawn with a ghillie suit, a Kar98k with a 4x scope, a handgun, and one frag grenade
When taking lethal damage, you'll die instantly instead of being knocked
Eliminating an enemy earns your team 3 points
Killed players respawn in planes that fly by every 40 seconds
The first team to reach 150 points wins If no team reaches 150 points after 15 minutes, the team with the most points wins
Players will want to note that redbones, care packages, and killer spectating have all been disabled for this event.
Don’t forget to use that grenade and practice your headshots for maximum efficiency during the game.
The full update can be found on the PUBG website.