PUBG Mobile for Android and iOS finally gets War Mode as a part of the 0.7.0 update. The PUBG Mobile 0.7.0 update download size is 1.6GB on Android and 2.2GB on iOS. With this update, you can experience War Mode, which is PUBG Mobile’s take on deathmatch. Teams skydive into a small area of the map and players continuously respawn. The first team to reach 100 points wins. You earn three points for killing an opponent, one point for killing a downed opponent and one point for saving a teammate. Also new is the PUBG Mobile clan system. Players can create and customise unique clan icons and work to earn exclusive rewards by climbing in ranks and completing challenges. Here’s a list of everything new with PUBG Mobile 0.7.0.
PUBG Mobile 0.7.0 update patch notes
- Arcade Mode – War: a new, faster-paced variation of Arcade mode.
- Added the SLR Sniper Rifle.
- Added Light Foregrip, Half Foregrip, Thumb Foregrip.
- Parameters for Vertical Foregrip and Angled Foregrip have been adjusted.
- Achievements: added many entertaining and challenging long-term objectives. Complete difficult objectives to get titles and outfits.
- Added titles to the game. Players can select one to display by their name.
- Clans: players can now create or join Clans, which unlocks Clan insignia, missions, and the Clan Shop.
- Regions: check out the regional rankings to see who’s the best.
- First Person Perspective now supported in custom rooms.
- Chat system: added a team channel for finding teams and added a community system where players can find topics that interest them by tags.
- Like feature: players can now give one another LIKEs after a match. Number of LIKEs received will be displayed on a player’s profile page.
- New animations: characters now have different poses on the results screen based on performance. Added new idling animation for female characters.
- Main menu UI redesign: main UI redesigned for players to enter different modes quicker.
- Shop UI redesign: simplified shop UI.
- Multiple crate purchases and batch dismantle: all crates can now be purchased 10 at a time. Extra items in inventory can now be dismantled in batch.
- Crate Coupons: crates can now be opened by coupons, which are created by combining coupon scraps.
- Miscellaneous: added new vehicles, helmets, backpack finishes and new character faces.
- Messages can now be marked as read instantly.
- Players can see friends recommended by the system.
- Added more ways to share.
- Room owners now have access to more room parameters.
- Friends list has been improved to fix an issue where data errors occurred when having too many friends. Added weapon information to spectator mode.
- Added an instant refuel button so that vehicles low on fuel can be refueled instantly.
- Custom controls: sprint button, pick-up list.
Thanks to being on Android (as well as iOS), PUBG Mobile dominates Asia and China according to data agency SensorTower, with the US making up only 30 percent of PUBG’s revenue. This makes Fortnite’s loss as PUBG’s gain. Particularly in markets that have no access to PCs, consoles, or iOS devices out of cost concerns or personal preference such as Asia where Android rules supreme.
Aside from being on Android, PUBG Mobile is no slouch when it comes to bringing new features to the game, receiving updates aplenty ranging from visual improvements, the Royale Pass (PUBG Mobile’s equivalent of the Fortnite Battle Pass) and even seasonal events. Plus, it’s exceedingly well optimised — to the point where the game run brilliantly even on low-end smartphones. Fortnite on iOS, while serviceable, doesn’t run as smooth as it could on anything that’s not the latest hardware from Apple.