PUBG New State is being renamed to New State Cell, the sport’s writer Krafton confirmed on Thursday. Krafton revealed the brand new identify of the favored battle royale sport for smartphones that was launched in November 2021. It has since racked up over 45 million downloads. Whereas Krafton presents a desktop model of PUBG, which just lately grew to become a free-to-play sport, the newest transfer by Krafton to rename PUBG New State means that the sport may stay a mobile-only sport and will not be launched for PC and consoles.
The South Korean writer confirmed that it has renamed PUBG New State to New State Cell in a tweet on Thursday. Krafton has already modified the identify of its Fb and Twitter accounts to New State Cell. “NEW STATE has all the time been a mobile-focused expertise, and thru the transformation to NEW STATE MOBILE, we’re bringing this to the core,” Krafton says within the tweet. The sport was launched in November final yr and has since collected over 45 million downloads, based on a earlier report. On the time of publishing, the Google Play retailer and Apple’s App Retailer itemizing for the sport nonetheless had the previous PUBG: New State title.
Krafton just lately added a brand new BR: Excessive Mode to New State Cell, through which matches function 64 gamers and final for 20 minutes. Avid gamers are dropped into the Troi map with a P1911 handgun, a smoke grenade, 300 drone credit, and absolutely charged increase meters. They have to battle different gamers in fast-paced matches that grant double tier factors. In keeping with a report by Dotesports, lots of adjustments are coming to the sport beginning with the addition of the BR: Excessive Mode and Krafton will extra particulars will probably be shared “later this yr”.
In the meantime, Krafton just lately introduced a brand new set of Lunar New Yr occasions and rewards within the sport that can run till February 2. The primary occasion will grant three BP Random Bins to gamers who log in to the sport for a minimum of 4 days, and 4 Royale Chest Tickets to gamers who play BR: Excessive mode a minimum of thrice each day for 4 days. The second occasion will grant three Frozen Wonderland Crate Tickets to gamers who play BR: Excessive a minimum of 12 instances earlier than February 2, whereas players who win a Rooster Dinner in BR: Excessive will get 5 Rooster Medals, based on Krafton.