PUBG Cell is getting Livik as a brand new map to let players play fast matches whereas on-the-go. The map was introduced by the official PUBG Cell account on Twitter on Thursday, with out revealing any specifics. Nevertheless, a PUBG Cell producer has revealed key particulars concerning the new improvement in a media interview. The workforce has constructed the Livik map solely for cell players, who do not have hours to play matches on their smartphones. Thus, the thought is to supply an area the place matches may very well be performed as shortly as attainable.
The Livik map on PUBG Cell is aimed to convey extra flexibility for gamers who’ve “tighter schedules” and need to squeeze in a fast match every time they’ve some free time, producer Rick Li advised The Verge. The map is 2 kilometres by two kilometres in measurement and has a room for supporting matches with as much as 40 gamers without delay. Additional, every sport on Livik will final round 15 minutes.
PUBG Cell has used Nordic terrain because the theme for the Livik map. Regardless of being a small map, it does embrace a scorching spring, volcano, and waterfall, amongst different factors of curiosity.
“The waterfalls across the map will present distinctive interactions with the participant not out there on different maps,” Li mentioned. The producer additionally highlighted that there would even be shock ways, together with “launching a motorboat off the highest of a waterfall to the water beneath on an unsuspecting workforce.” The thought of constructing such adjustments is to supply a sensible battlefield expertise by way of the brand new map.
Particulars concerning the availability of the Livik map aren’t but revealed. Nevertheless, it’s clear that it will not be one thing much like earlier maps out there on PUBG Cell that have been all aimed to ship an expertise in keeping with what’s there for PC and console players.
PUBG Cell’s strategy of offering some exclusivity to cell players, together with a definite really feel and a special expertise, is more likely to assist in its rising success. That is additionally not like its arch-rival Fortnite that also gives mainly the gameplay that is out there on PC and consoles.
Li in his interview did counsel that fast matches would not stay unique to cell units and finally debut on PC and consoles. Having mentioned that, the Livik map will initially convey the contemporary expertise solely to cell players.
The beta model of PUBG Cell consists of the Livik map as a “secretmap”. Nevertheless, the brand new expertise is but to be out there for the plenty.
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