What you need to know
- PUBG: New State is the next mobile version of battle royale game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.
- The game has been in testing for the past several months, with various alpha tests in certain regions.
- PUBG: New State is now slated to launch worldwide on November 11, 2021.
PUBG: New State launches worldwide for Android devices on Nov. 11, 2021. This comes after one final technical test, which is being held in 28 different countries on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30. PUBG: New State is launching with four maps, including Erangel.
The developers are already working on future updates, while the game will also ship with anti-cheat in place, meaning this could end up being one of the best Android games available. Krafton touts that this new version of the classic formula features gameplay on par with the PC version of PUBG, while also using better graphics than PUBG Mobile.
PUBG: New State is set in the year 2051, which on a humorous note isn't actually the farthest out the PUBG universe is going. Upcoming third-person survival horror title The Callisto Protocol takes place in the same world as PUBG, whil ebeing set in the year 2320.
Lock and load
PUBG: New State isn't available yet, but hopefully, players will be enjoying it in 2021. You can pre-register right now to make sure you're notified when it's available.
Get yourself some extras
Games like PUBG: New State are free-to-play, but the presence of microtransactions means that if you want to look sharp with custom skins, you can shell out some cash to do so.
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