PUBG Mobile 3.0 Update Patch Notes Revealed

In a surprising move that left the gaming community in awe, Tencent Games officially unveiled the highly anticipated PUBG Mobile 3.0 update at the PMGC grand finals. Following cryptic teasers on social media in early December 2023 and the release of a beta version, gamers now have a sneak peek into the thrilling features that Tencent Games has in store for the update.

PUBG Mobile 3.0 Release Date and Rewards

Scheduled to go live on January 8, 2023, at 11:00 (UTC+0), updating the game between January 8 and January 21, 2024 (UTC+0) will be generously rewarded with 3,000 BP, 100 AG, and an exclusive Shinobi Warzone Lobby theme.

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#1 New Themed Mode: Shadow Force

The PUBG Mobile 3.0 update introduces a captivating new themed mode called “Shadow Force,” available from January 8, 2024, at 2:00 (UTC+0) to March 11, 2024, at 20:59 (UTC+0). This mode supports the Erangel, Livik, and Sanhok maps and brings exciting new elements to the battleground.

1.1 Respawn Battle Mechanic

In Erangel, a new respawn mechanic, “Respawn Battle,” adds an extra layer of strategy. Players have a chance for additional respawns within the first eight minutes of the match. However, if teammates fail to recall a defeated player, they will be eliminated immediately on a secluded island within the Seclusion Zone.

1.2 Shadow Blade – A New Melee Weapon

Explore these buildings to find the all-new Shadow Blade, a melee weapon with sword aura-infused slashes. Use its draw slash skill for a dynamic approach or create distance from enemies.

1.3 Proxy Scout – A Tactical Advantage

Introducing the Proxy Scout, a tactical item that, when thrown, creates a remote control scout. While unable to perform other actions, this device grants strategic surveillance capabilities.

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#2 Metro Royale Updates

Launching on January 11, 2024, at 1:00 (UTC+0) and running until March 10, 2024, at 23:59 (UTC+0), Metro Royale receives significant updates with the introduction of the Arctic Base map.

2.1 Arctic Base – A New Battleground

Featuring a 2km x 2km snow-covered battleground, the Arctic Base map brings new mechanics, including partial map destruction, snowy weather, timed black password-locked doors, vertical zip lines, a Battleground Merchant resource trading mechanic, and more.

2.2 All-New Mechanics

Metro Royale introduces the Tactical Alarm for enemy detection, three new PvE enemies, a TR-2 Air Gun launching steel balls, and a Backpack expansion mechanic for enhanced inventory management.

#3 World of Wonder Gameplay Updates

Accompanying Version 3.0, the World of Wonder (WOW) feature receives exciting updates.

3.1 WOW Feature Updates

Online player counts now reflect on the trending tab, creation page, and creator profiles. Additional filters for stats like average playtime and creation rating enhance the overall experience.

3.2 New Gameplay Devices

Interactive buttons, virtual projection devices, and holograms of characters performing emotes create a more immersive gameplay experience.

3.3 Gameplay Device Improvements

Improved skill management, outfit selection using an icon grid, character switch options, and non-affected companions elevate the WOW feature.

3.4 Game Parameter Settings

New features include a highlights option and a start-of-match gameplay introduction for an enhanced gaming experience.

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#4 General Updates and Improvements

4.1 Bolt Action Sniper Rifle Updates

Bolstering gameplay, the Bolt Action Sniper Rifle gains the ability to penetrate vests and bodies, damaging multiple enemies in its trajectory. However, damage decreases after penetrating an enemy’s body, affecting the durability of vests and helmets.

4.2 Vehicle Improvements

Drivers can now apply bandages or use energy consumables while driving, excluding med kits and first aid kits. Scooters make their debut on Erangel, Miramar, and Livik maps.

New Season: Cycle 6 Season 16

Launching on January 14, 2024, at 2:00 (UTC+0) and concluding on March 16, 2024, at 23:59 (UTC+0), Cycle 6 Season 16 brings new legendary items, including C6S16 Glasses, C6S16 Set, C6S16 Mask, C6S16 Cover, and the C6S16 – M24.

Disclaimer: PUBG Mobile is banned in India. Gamers from the region are advised to refrain from playing the game and, instead, play its India-exclusive variant, BGMI.

Don’t miss out on the action! Update your PUBG Mobile game now and dive into the thrilling world of the PUBG Mobile 3.0 update. Experience new challenges, weapons, and gameplay mechanics that promise to elevate your gaming adventure. Get ready for an adrenaline-pumping journey in the Shadow Force mode, conquer the Arctic Base in Metro Royale, and explore the enhanced features of the World of Wonder. The battleground awaits – are you prepared?