PUBG Mobile 0.13.0 update with 4v4 Team Deathmatch mode released; clocks 400 million downloads and 50 million daily active users

Tencent games has released new PUBG Mobile update which brings the version number to 0.13.0. This brings new 4v4 battle mode for fast-paced firefights, along with multiple other in-game additions. This mode challenges PUBG MOBILE players to communicate, work together and think quickly to earn coveted chicken dinners. It is available in both First-Person Perspective (FPP) and Third-Person Perspective (TPP), the new deathmatch mode features a timed respawn where teams race to earn the most kills.

Tencent Games and PUBG Corporation have announced that the game has clocked more than 400 million downloads and 50 million daily active users outside of China. The update also adds Godzilla: King of the Monsters Theme along with multiple other thematic events, rewards and more, Vikendi Footprints, Third-Party Anti-Cheat System, and more.

The PUBG Mobile 0.13.0 update has started rolling out to iOS and Android from today.

What’s new:

  • Added Team Deathmatch mode to EvoGround. This new mode features fast-paced firefights in both FPP and TPP. Players can also create their own rooms with room cards.
  • Added control settings for FPP. Players can now have separate settings for FPP and TPP.
  • Upgraded 3rd party app detection system and enhanced detection of cheating behavior via Virtual App, emulators and modifiers.
  • Added MVP showcase system at the end of each match. All players will receive a default MVP pose. The top 3 players in Classic mode or the MVP of the winning squad in TDM will be featured.
  • In Vikendi, players will now leave footprints, trails and tire tracks on snow.
  • Added a dedicated button for climbing that can be enabled in the settings.
  • When killed bv friendly fire, now plavers can decide if the teammate should Iose merit or not.
  • Added a Godzilla theme. Godzilla themed lobby background will be available together with many themed events and rewards after the update.
  • Added new popularity gift and ranking reward. Every Week, the top 100 players in the list may collect the title All-time Popularity or Recent Popularity.
  • Added Charisma Ranking. The permanent outfits and firearm/vehicle finishes collected by a player will increase their Charisma.

New Achievements

  • Victory Legion: Complete 1/5/10/20 matches with dominating in Team Deathmatch.
  • Alpha & Omega: Get the first kill and final blow in Team Deathmatch.
  • T-800: Achieve Terminator once in Team Deathmatch.
  • Envoy of War: Complete a series of missions in Team Deathmatch.

Other Improvements

  • Survive Till Dawn and Darkest Night changes:
  • The old zombies have been replaced by 4 types of new zombies.
  • Liquid Nitrogen Grenades now leave behind a cloud of freezing smoke on the ground for a long period after explosion, reducing the movement speed of any unit in the area.
  • Added new mode combat modifiers.
  • Certain zombies now have new abilities: Tanks will empower nearby allies; Skinners can slow nearby players.
  • A new factory has replaced the police station.

Inventory improvements:

  • Players can Now Combine items in batches.
  • Equipped items will be displayed on top
  • Duplicated new items will no longer be indicated by a red dot and the “new” tag.
  • The Backpack and Helmet tabs have been moved to the Customization tab.

Arcade mode opening times have been adjusted. Mondays and Wednesdays: Sniper Training & War; Tuesdays and Thursdays: Mini Zone & Quick Match; Fridays to Sundays: All Arcade modes are available. All times are in UTC.

  • Protective items are now 25% more durable. Their effectiveness remains unchanged.
  • Players can now bolt/reload a bolt action rifle while moving instead of completing the process while aiming down sights.
  • Improved the animation in FPP when running while holding an SMG.
  • Vehicles now have improved feedback on explosions. • Event Center now has improved interactions and better tutorials for the event missions.
  • Crew Challenge Qualifying Round has been expanded. Now 6 qualifying matches will be held every day, up from 5. Each squad can participate up to 3 matches per day, up from 2. Each squad is allowed to participate a total of 18 qualifying matches, up from 12. And new items have been added to the Crew Shop.
  • Players who have registered for Crew Challenge will now receive a notice 10 minutes before a match starts.
  • Players can now collect all rewards from daily missions, progress missions and achievements all at once.
  • Added 3 new Clan Insignias for Lv. 7, Lv. 9, and Lv. 10.
  • Added a latency indicator to the main screen. Green, yellow, and red represents a good, average, or bad connection.

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