Krafton and Tencent Games are working hand in hand to bring several in-game updates to PUBG Mobile. This is being implemented to enrich the battle royale experience for players around the world.
The hype about these periodic updates is huge. As a result, the new 1.8 updates have created quite a stir among gamers who have been waiting for its release for a long time.
The beta testing program for update 1.8 has been running since December, and the developers have finally announced the release date of the major update in the global version of the game.
The long-awaited PUBG Mobile x Spider-Man: No Way Home mode is expected to be introduced as a result of the game’s collaboration with Marvel’s Spider-Man franchise.
When will the new 1.8 PUBG Mobile update be released?
According to the official announcement, the new 1.8 update will arrive on January 12th. The update will be rolled out across countries and devices beginning at 11 AM UTC. However, unlike previous updates, this update will not see the server taken offline.
The developers urged players to keep enough free storage space on their phones and have a proper network connection to download the update when it is available on their devices. Furthermore, players should keep in mind that in-game friends with different versions of the title will not be able to play together.
Rewards Update: PUBG Mobile players worldwide are subject to the following rewards when downloading the update:
- 3000 BP
- 100 AG currency
- Aureate Assassin Helmet (limited for three days of use)
Time of update’s release in different regions on January 12:
- Bangladesh: 5 PM
- Nepal: 4:45 PM
- England: 11 AM
- Pakistan: 4 PM
- USA: 6 AM (New York Time)
- Russia: 4-5 PM
- Indonesia: 6-7 PM
- Japan: 10 PM
Players must download the update to experience new modes, events, and a post-map (the first unranked map in PUBG Mobile). They can also enjoy Spider-Man-themed mode on Erangel starting January 12th and on Livik starting January 15th.