PUBG teases new map Karakin, might replace Vikendi

Joanna Estrada
January 17, 2020

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds or PUBG is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published by PUBG Corporation, a subsidiary of South Korean video game company Bluehole.

During PMCO 2019 Fall Split finals, Tencent Games had announced that PUBG Mobile will soon be getting a colour blind mode, which will make the game playable for players with colour blindness.

Alongside the new content, the update is introducing a new feature to improve matchmaking times.

Well, you might think, isn't it to early to talk about the new update which is nearly two months away? Please restart Steam to receive the update. "You'll hear more details about what's in Season 6 (or what isn't) once we release the patch notes in the next day or so".

The update's patch notes will be releasing in the next few days will clear the air around what PUBG Corp. has chose to do with the maps.

Notably, the patch notes mention that "buildings and ruins evolve in real-time throughout the match" on Karakin.

Extreme Cold mode is a new survival mode in the beta version.

Well, as the name suggests, with the Teammate Voice Control feature you will be able to control the volume of voice-chat of your teammate, earlier, you could only mute the voice-chat. But, we will update this post whenever we get to know more about it. Today PUBG Corp revealed Karakin, a new 2km x 2km map that promises some intense action.

The big reveal is that a new map, Kakarin, will be hitting PUBG for season 6; a small island off the Northern coast of Africa designed for 64 players, and featuring a risky "Black Zone" which can change the entire layout of the terrain random hazards that can level buildings and force fighters out of hiding. This is the first map in PUBG to alter its layout mid-match. Recently, however, there been a few supposed leaks that detail a major change Karakin could bring to PUBG. Vikendi is scheduled to undergo a revamp while it's missing from the map pool, though the map will still be available in custom games. Erangel could also get a new mode named Wingsuit Fly. To survive in the harsh conditions, players need to keep themselves warm with the help of various methods.

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