The Playerunknown’s Battleground development team, which is considered by many to be the father of the Battle Royale genre so popular today, has announced the arrival of an update that has been in progress for a few months, with a rather significant weight of 5.6 GB.
This update has brought a new mechanic: a weapon progression system. It is a system that takes into account the killings carried out with each weapon, each with ten degrees of mastery, each with levels of progress. Thus improving one’s ability with a certain type of rifle, for example, will advance you on the experience ladder and unlock specific rewards not available in the store.
Among these rewards are amulets, symbols, and medals. The former work in a similar way to what was seen in Rainbow Six Siege: they are aesthetic ornaments visible on the side of the weapon in the first person view, while as regards the last two, PUBG Corp. has not yet revealed their functioning.
At the end of each match, there will be a screen with the results showing your progress for the weapon types chosen during the game. Progress is also visible in a special menu, which also takes into account other statistics, including damage caused by a certain type of weapon, for example, in order to make people understand how much is missing for the next reward.
The rollout will start first on the PC, on the test servers, and then be distributed on a large scale. On consoles, as usual, we will have to wait a little longer. What do you think? Do you like this new update?
Recently PUBG celebrated its second birthday, while its author Brendan Greene closed with the Battle Royale, and declared that he wanted to dedicate himself to something else.