New State Cell — beforehand often known as PUBG New State — is ready to bear upkeep in preparation for the upcoming March replace. The favored battle royale sport for Android and iOS smartphones will likely be down for upkeep on March 17. The following replace to New State Cell will deliver new content material together with weapons, and enhancements to the sport, together with modifications to the Erangel map. The March replace can even add a brand new McLaren hypercar to the sport, as a part of a collaboration with the corporate. The sport can even construct on changes associated to automobiles within the sport, that have been first launched with the February replace for New State Cell.
Writer Krafton introduced on the New State Cell web site on Tuesday that the favored sport could be closed for upkeep in March 17, whereas the March replace, also called the v0.9.26 replace, is put in. Throughout this time, the sport will likely be inaccessible to gamers. The downtime is scheduled for 1am to 6am UTC (or 6:30am to 11:30am IST), in response to Krafton. Nonetheless, the downtime could possibly be prolonged in case of any points whereas the replace is put in.
In line with a video shared by Krafton, the upcoming March replace will resolve body optimisation points for each iOS and Android units. The Erangel map can also be getting an replace, with a brand new space known as Avanpost, which is being added to the map. Ferry Pier is getting a brand new loot space and a big manufacturing facility will likely be added to quarry, in response to Krafton. Merchandise and car spawn charges are set to alter, and the Electron will likely be obtainable in Erangel.
Final month, Krafton launched a number of enhancements to automobiles within the sport, which the builders known as “Car Meta”. The March replace will add much more enhancements, whereas altering how firing from a shifting car works. Automobiles just like the Volta will see acceleration and cornering changes, whereas making it noisier so opponents can hear it approaching. Equally, Mesta and Nova have been adjusted to make them simpler to drive.
The March replace for New State Cell, can even add a brand new weapon, the MG3, which is an auto firing machine gun with 75 bullet capability together with 7.63mm ammunition with 660 and 990 RPM modes. It helps a scope and a bipod to cut back recoil whereas inclined taking pictures, in response to Krafton. The upcoming replace can even add new customisation for weapons together with C2 for the Vector with a drum journal, bringing the capability to 45 bullets at the price of slower reloading. In the meantime, the Mini-14 additionally has a C2, which suggests players can add an attachment for a tactical inventory, bringing elevated stability at the price of slower ADS.
Weapon stability changes have been added to the March replace, and the L85A3 now has greater injury and efficient vary, whereas SKS’s bullet vary has been elevated. The daring motion pace for KAR98K (C1) has been elevated, whereas horizontal recoil management for MP5K (C1) has been lowered. Mini-14’s C1 has been revamped to extend injury however at the price of greater vertical and horizontal recoil. In the meantime, S686’s C1 now permits customers to shoot a single fireplace shot as a substitute of the 2-shot burst. Krafton has additionally improved deviation management for Choke, in response to the developer.
Avid gamers on iOS will profit from extra body optimisation, whereas iPad mini 6 homeowners will be capable of entry the sport in full display facet ratio, in response to the writer. Different optimisations embrace co-op reviving making it sooner than earlier. Contact stabilisation has additionally been added to the settings. Avid gamers will lastly be capable of allow or disable goal help — the toggle doesn’t work within the present model of the sport, in response to Krafton.
The writer has additionally modified the tactic of calculating rewards for the upcoming Season 2, and a brand new reward scheme will function a parachute pores and skin as one of many rewards. Gamers who keep the Conqueror tier will likely be rewarded with a gun improve token, in response to Krafton. The sport can even add Spring themed content material to the sport. Avid gamers can even be capable of specify their area to match with gamers nearer to them and may “like” different players after enjoying matches, which is able to present up in a brand new counter on a participant’s profile. The March replace can even add a tutorial mode for players who’ve simply joined New State Cell, in response to Krafton.