If you have been a big fan of Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) on mobile, here’s some great news: Krafton, who are the original developers of PUBG, are working on an all-new game called PUBG: New State.
Unlike the mobile version that is developed by Tencent, PUBG: New State is set years after the events of the original PC and console game. Using the map of Troi in 2051, the game has the same battle royale format, where 100 players will duke it out until the last player (or the last team) remains standing.
Compared to the current mobile version, New State will introduce new tools like tactical drones and deployable combat shields, along with new vehicles (one of them appears to be a Tesla!), scopes, and attachments to choose from. The Troi map will be 8 square kilometers big, giving players a vast area to explore and scour for equipment to help them survive and win the game.
The graphics will get a boost, where Global Illumination technology will optimize the game further to render the most realistic graphics available for mobile phones. That means this game is expected to be the new benchmark when it comes to testing a phone’s gaming performance.
Based on the teaser trailer alone, we expect PUBG: New State to require the best possible processor given the renders of the gameplay. If you want to play this game, you’re better off investing in a upper mid-range or flagship phone to enjoy the game better.
If you are interested with the third official PUBG installment, PUBG: New State is now open for pre-registration for Android devices and will be available to iOS at a later date. The game is expected to launch later this year, though we have to see how will Kracfton’s version will fare against the Tencent version, with the latter being widely popular across the globe.